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Gardener

Seeds for Growth
61a The Quarterdeck, London, E14 8SH

Posted: 08/04/2019

Deadline: 26/04/2019

Compensation: Applicants are invited to state their hourly rate. There will be approximately 25 days work.

Paid Flexible hours Fixed term / contract


Job description

A person with the appropriate skills and experience is required to:

  • Visit new garden sites.
  • Test and report on the soil.
  • Advise on the location of the planters, trees, hanging gardens and wall trellises.
  • Recommend, given the site and soil condition, the most appropriate flowers, vegetables and trees to be planted.
  • Provide advice and training to the volunteer community garden committee.
  • Provide advice and training courses for the volunteer gardeners.
  • On 6 days to support volunteers enhancing front gardens on the Barkantine estate.

Application information

For further information, and to submit your application, contact gregory@seedsforgrowth.org.uk

To apply please provide the following:

  1. Describe your relevant experience and skills - including previous paid & voluntary work.
  2. What is the hourly rate that you will charge?
  3. Detail your ability to speak, read and write Bangladeshi?
  4. Are you self-employed or would you want to go onto the Seeds for Growth payroll?
  5. Please also attach your curriculum vitae.

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About Seeds for Growth

Seeds for Growth charity, launched in 2006, addresses disadvantage in Tower Hamlets focussing on health and well-being and support to access employment.