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Job Title: Horticultural Therapist (Casual Worker)

Hours/contract: Casual worker

Location: Thrive, Kings Heath Park, Birmingham and may involve travel to other locations within Birmingham

Salary: £11.44 per hour

Contract: Casual worker


To act as Cover Therapist for STH 7 Community groups where the regular Therapist is unavailable. Reporting to the Garden & Client Manager, working as part of the team of horticultural therapists to deliver Thrive programmes and activities to meet the needs of our clients and other stakeholders.

Support the achievement of Thrive’s aims and objectives and maximise the impact of our services. Lead corporate volunteering groups in gardening activities.

To apply

For more information, please download the information pack below. Please send your application to recruitment@thrive.org.uk with your CV and a cover letter.

Horticultural Therapist (Casual Worker) Information pack

Deadline for application

The closing date is the 21st June, interviews will take place on Monday 1st July 2024.

OEG Battersea Park April
The Old English Garden at Battersea Park

This is a national charity, established in 1979. We use Social & Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) to make a positive impact for people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.

We have three fantastic gardens and centres, located in London, Reading and Birmingham. We also offering training in STH from introduction all the way through to diploma level.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from anyone who meets the requirements for a particular position. We will always contact you to let you know the result of your application.

Join us and be part of something amazing!

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