Current vacancies at Thrive

Job Title: Horticultural Therapist

Salary: £20,720 per annum

Full Time: 35 hours per week (Mon - Fri)

Location: Thrive, Trunkwell Garden, Reading

Thrive is a national charity using Social &Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) to make a positive impact in people’s lives. We have offices in London, Reading (Trunkwell), Birmingham and Gateshead.

Our horticultural therapists provide gardening programmes for people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.

Based at our Trunkwell Garden near Reading, you will work as part of a team to deliver STH programmes to our gardeners. You will work closely with the project’s Senior Horticultural Therapist and will support the effective planning and delivery of Thrive’s programmes to secure successful individual and project outcomes.

Please see the Job Description for further information

To apply, please send your CV along with a supporting statement, explaining how you meet the person specification to recruitment@thrive.org.uk or via the post to Thrive, The Geoffrey Udall Centre, Beech Hill, Reading, RG7 2AT.

If you require further information, please contact clare.farthing@thrive.org.uk

Appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check, proof of right to work in the UK and provision of 2 acceptable references.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Monday 1st May 2017

Interviews: to be held during the week commencing 15th May 2017

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


Thrive is an equal opportunities employer

Charity No. 277570                      Company No: 1415700