Trainer/Horticultural Support Worker

Location: 
HMP Rye Hill, Rugby & Ryton Organic Gardens, Coventry
Salary: 
£21k
Hours: 
Part time or Full time
Holiday Entitlement: 
25 days (pro rata P/T)


Can you provide support and guidance to others?
Do you have experience in delivering training?
Would you like to work for the national charity for organic growing?

If this sounds like the perfect role for you then apply to join our friendly and professional team at Garden Organic, the leading organic horticulture charity.

The main purpose of the role is to assist with the delivery of the Master Gardener programme in HMP Rye Hill which supports the personal development of ‘substance-misuse’ prisoners by creating a growing space where new skills can be learned. Reporting into Garden Organic's project co-ordinator the trainer has a practical role to:

  • Train and support prisoners and to assist with the delivery of horticultural sessions.


The approach is to build and maintain a targeted intervention allowing prisoners to work towards a life and future opportunities free of re-offending and dependency on drugs and alcohol.

Read more about the success of the project here

Full or part time hours will be considered for this role. Please send your CV to HR@gardenorganic.org.uk to register your interest in this role and a member of our team will get back to you.

Informal conversations are welcomed. Please contact the HR team at Garden Organic on 02476 308237

Application Closing Date:  As we always receive a high level of interest and applications for this role we reserve the right to close the vacancy at any point.

Application Closing Date: 
Monday, 30 September 2019