40 hours per week, Monday-Friday
35 days annual leave inc Bank Holidays
Brunswick Organic Nursery in Bishopthorpe is a registered charity (No. 1010178) that offers a productive supported workplace for adults with learning difficulties to work in horticulture, gardening, crafts, cooking, woodwork and office administration.
Our current postholder is retiring and we have an exciting opportunity for someone to continue to develop this core area of our work. Garden Services fulfils a wide range of gardening contracts which give our teams a variety of opportunities to develop their skills and confidence. From one-off landscaping and planting projects to regular garden maintenance; developing accessible or sensory gardens to building raised beds and ponds – the work our teams do is varied, rewarding and showcases their knowledge and abilities. We’re looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and aspiration to enable others to develop, and to keep developing this area of Brunswick.
In addition to working with the teams, this role is responsible for managing the business and operational aspects of this service. This will include managing contracts, quoting for new jobs, preparing invoices, health and safety, and management of staff.
You will need experience of managing a garden maintenance service or similar enterprise, strong knowledge of design, plants and garden maintenance and ideally, have experience of working to enable others in horticulture. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to offer our customers great customer service. You must be able to build genuine connections with the people you work alongside, be able to think holistically about people and take responsibility for the team’s welfare whilst at work.
Full details of how to apply are on our website: https://www.brunswickyork.org.uk/our-work/join-our-team/vacancies/
Deadline for applications: 9am on Friday 13th March 2020
Interviews: 23rd and 24th March 2020
Registered charity no.1010178