Camden, London, Greater London

£18,000 per annum, pro rata



About the organisation

The Camden Society has been supporting people with a learning disability to live the life they choose for over 50 years. Our vision is for an e... Read more

Job Description

Project Worker, Mill Lane Garden Centre

West Hampstead, London

£18,000 per annum, pro rata

40 hours per week

Shifts from Monday - Saturday

Do you have a passion for gardening and want to be a part of a social enterprise training people with a learning disability? 

The role:

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual for an exciting opportunity to work as a Project Worker at our garden centre based in leafy West Hampstead. The role will involve supporting and training people with a learning disability whilst assisting with the day-to-day running of the garden centre, including promoting and growing sales.

The business is a social enterprise, which uses the funds it generates to provide tailored and flexible training to people with a learning disability in horticultural skills such as growing plants, herbs and vegetables, using tools and equipment effectively and customer service.

You will report into the Project Manager and deliver high-quality customer service whilst providing support and development opportunities to the trainees with a view to secure employment or further training qualifications.

We are seeking an individual that:

  • Has previous experience of a customer-facing role.
  • Highly person-centered with a positive attitude towards people with a learning disability.
  • Enthusiastic to teach and learn gardening skills
  • Able to think creatively and show initiative

Experience of working in a social enterprise is highly desirable as well as experience of training and development. In return we offer a range of attractive staff benefits and great development opportunities.

Closing date – 08 April 2018

Interviews to be held – week commencing 09 April 2018

You can download a job pack from our website in the 'Current Vacancies' section.

Please return your completed application to the HR Department via email or post to The Camden Society, 60 Holmes Road, London, NW5 3AQ.

The Camden Society is an equal opportunities employer.

We welcome and support applicants with disabilities.

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