Sunnyside recruitment

As a busy charity with ambition to grow, we do from time to time have new roles or vacancies to fill. Please keep an eye on our website if you are interested in working for us. We are always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic individuals who have a passion for people, environmental care and working with the community.

We hold the Gold Standard in Investors In People. Only 5% of companies our size achieve this and it is wonderful recognition for the strong leadership, systems and teams we have built over many years.

“Laughter, banter, friendship, acceptance, empathy, understanding and humour. A splendid cocktail of plants and people mixed with a huge sense of enjoyment. These are the memories I take from Sunnyside.”

Peter Cotton, Project Worker

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PROJECT WORKER/GARDENER RECRUITMENT

Based in Northchurch, Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead

Sunnyside Rural Trust is a registered charity and has built an innovative model of care-based support around offering training and work experience to adults with Learning Disabilities, within a social enterprise and horticultural setting.  Across our services we grow a range of fruit, vegetables, herbs, plants including a large number of bedding plants for Dacorum Borough Council, and perennial plants for a variety of local buyers, coppice wood, conservation projects and we have 2 farm shops. We also look after pigs, sheep goats and chickens.

We are looking for new project workers to join us. You will be offering support to groups of young people and/or adults with learning disabilities to develop their work skills.  We are looking for people who are passionate about improving the lives of people with Learning Disabilities and creating opportunities for them to grow.

The ideal candidate will need to be enthusiastic and motivated. You will be working within a supportive team to deliver high quality services.  Excellent communication, an open & inclusive working style and team working skills are essential. You will need a pragmatic and creative attitude with the skills to empower people. Experience with working with people with Learning Disabilities as well as horticultural skills are desirable, along with the ability to work outdoors in a horticultural environment. You will need to be willing and able to drive our minibuses and work vehicles.

Salary is dependent upon skills & experience and within SRT salary band £17,686-£20,604 p.a. We also offer a range of attractive staff benefits and great development opportunities. We will consider full and part time hours and have 0 hour contracts available.

Click on the below for more details and an application form.

Sunnyside Application form

Project worker Pers Spec 2020.docx

Project worker jd 2017

For any more information and to submit your application please e mail Lynn@sunnysideruraltrust.org.uk