12 month FTC | Part time (16 hrs per week) | Andover SP11 6JS | £7.83 per hour

Are you looking for a new challenge in a supportive environment, with the emphasis on career development and exploring employment opportunities? Do you struggle with Maths and English, C.V building and applying for jobs?

If so, Enham Trust has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a disability or long term health condition, to work as an Assistant Gardener on a 12 month fixed term, employment support programme.

The role

As an Assistant Gardener you will be involved in gardening and grounds maintenance, both within the village of Enham Alamein and in an external local domestic garden service, ensuring requirements are met to a high standard, adding to the satisfaction and enjoyment of those living and working at Enham and our external customers.

As a supported employee you will be provided with the relevant training required to carry out this role, including the opportunity to undertake functional skills and Maths and English qualifications.

You will have access to employment support, personalised to your support needs and experience, you will work with your Employment Adviser to identify skills gaps, and obtain on the job support & employability support such as, CV writing skills and interview techniques, in addition to any welfare or independence support you may require. This is a 12 month fixed term programme; upon completion you will be assisted to move into un-supported employment with transitional support.

You

You will have the will, we can develop the skill.

You will:

  • Have the ability to follow instructions
  • Be able to adhere to health and safety legislation whilst carrying out your duties
  • Be aware of the hazards and comply with the control measures associated with a range of chemicals used in the role (COSHH)
  • Have a commitment to excellent customer service and standards of work
  • Working in a small team, have a willingness to undertake a variety of tasks
  • Commit to engaging with your employment support advisor on a regular basis to undertake training and additional support where identified.

Don’t worry if you don’t have direct experience, we are focused on the will and desire to learn, and so we’d still love to hear from you as we can offer you free training

For more information please see our job description and person specification.

What you’ll get

  • Rising holiday entitlement starting at 33 days including statutory bank holidays
  • Discounted healthcare membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme with matched employer contributions up to 6%
  • Flexi-time arrangements (dependant on job role)
  • Learning and Development scheme offering you internal and external training 

Apply

The closing date for this vacancy is 27 March 2019.

To apply, please email your CV to our recruitment team at [email protected] , quoting the job title and job reference: V74 in the subject field.

***Please note that we will be conducting a rolling programme of short-listing and interviewing and reserve the right to close this vacancy early, therefore we recommend you apply as soon as possible in order to ensure you do not miss the opportunity.***

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Enham Trust is accredited as a Disability Confident Leader; as part of this commitment all disabled applicants, who meet the minimum criteria, will be guaranteed an interview. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme it’s vital that you declare your disability, impairment or long-term health condition when you apply.

Enham Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, provide two references and proof of right to work in the UK.