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Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Practitioner

Location: Rochdale

Salary: £11,857.50 per annum

Closing Date: Monday 25 January 2021

Petrus is now recruiting for a Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Practitioner to join our fantastic team and help us to end homelessness and create safe places where all people can flourish.

The main purpose of this role is to develop the PIER community allotment project and engage Petrus service users and the wider community in social and therapeutic horticulture through community engagement and social prescribing.

The ideal candidate will possess demonstrable knowledge of horticulture principles and practices and have the ability to teach this knowledge to others. You will have an understanding of the underlying principles and methods used in social and therapeutic horticulture and the ability to develop new and existing projects based on the principles of coproduction.

You will be a positive individual who has a determined, ‘can do’ attitude and have experience of supporting and delivering horticulture-based activities for service users, volunteers and groups with varying abilities and skill levels.

The successful candidate will understand the issues faced by vulnerable people who are at risk of or are currently experiencing homelessness. You will also have experience of recording outcomes, writing reports and evaluations and be able to present these effectively to stakeholders.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

Click here for the role profile.

About Petrus

Petrus provides residential and day support services to people who are homeless or in housing need. It offers a safe environment where people can develop their skills and independence to empower change.

We engage with individuals and start to build a relationship with them, which is key to building trust and facilitating positive choices.

We encourage individuals to access appropriate support and can refer them into housing.

About The Regenda Group

The Regenda Group is a great quality, forward thinking housing business, building, managing and maintaining the homes people need. We own or manage around 13,000 properties across the region, including social rented housing, housing for older people, supported housing, private rented property, shared ownership and housing for sale.

The Regenda Group is made up of Regenda Homes and its wholly-owned subsidiaries M&Y Maintenance and Construction, Redwing Living, McDonald Property Rentals, Petrus Community, The Learning Foundry, Positive Footprints and Centre 56.

Our core purpose is to regenerate places to create opportunities for people.

About our people

Whilst individually our people are unique and diverse, they share one common attribute – they are Regenda People.

Regenda People understand what it means to have a business mind and a social heart. Regenda People are committed to lifelong learning, embrace change and thrive on challenges. Regenda People work collaboratively and are motivated by success.

And above all, Regenda People live our values and believe in our mission.

About our values

Our values are the operating principles that guide our conduct and our relationship with customers, partners and stakeholders:

· Customer focus

· High performance

· Efficiency and value for money

· Teamwork

· Ambition and dynamism

· Openness and honesty.

About our offer

Petrus offers a competitive reward package, including a range of salary sacrifice benefits, contributory pension scheme, enhanced annual leave and flexible working options. We believe in coaching, growing and developing our employees, with a wide variety of learning and development opportunities on offer.

About applying

This is a truly fantastic time to join a dynamic and ambitious organisation. If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our team and if you understand what Regenda People are all about, then take action – apply now!

Interview / Assessment date: 03 February 2021

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Engagement and Development Worker

Location: Rochdale

Salary: £11,857.50 per annum

Closing Date: Monday 25 January 2021

Regenda is now recruiting an Engagement and Development Worker to work with our subsidiary, Petrus, in Rochdale.

About the role

The purpose of this role is to support the development of the Petrus Incredible Edible Rochdale allotment in line with business priorities. You will work alongside the service manager, volunteers and the social and therapeutic horticulture practitioner to engage the wider community and other beneficiaries into activity that support improved physical health and mental wellbeing.

The ideal candidate will possess demonstrable knowledge of horticulture principles and practices and be able to teach this knowledge to others. This includes knowledge of methods used in social and therapeutic horticulture. You will be a positive individual who has a determined, ‘can do’ attitude and have experience of supporting and delivering activities to service users, volunteers and groups with varying abilities and skill levels.

The successful candidate will understand the issues faced by vulnerable people who are at risk of or are currently experiencing homelessness. You will also have experience of recording outcomes, writing reports and evaluations and be able to present these effectively to stakeholders.

An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

Click here for a role profile.

About us

The Regenda Group is a great quality, forward thinking housing business, building, managing and maintaining the homes people need. We own or manage around 13,000 properties across the region, including social rented housing, housing for older people, supported housing, private rented property, shared ownership and housing for sale.

The Regenda Group is made up of Regenda Homes and its wholly-owned subsidiaries M&Y Maintenance and Construction, Redwing Living, McDonald Property Rentals, Petrus Community, The Learning Foundry, Positive Footprints and Centre 56.

Our core purpose is to regenerate places to create opportunities for people.

About our people

Whilst individually our people are unique and diverse, they share one common attribute – they are Regenda People.

Regenda People understand what it means to have a business mind and a social heart. Regenda People are committed to lifelong learning, embrace change and thrive on challenges. Regenda People work collaboratively and are motivated by success.

And above all, Regenda People live our values and believe in our mission.

About our values

Our values are the operating principles that guide our conduct and our relationship with customers, partners and stakeholders:

· Customer focus

· High performance

· Efficiency and value for money

· Teamwork

· Ambition and dynamism

· Openness and honesty.

About our offer

Regenda offers a competitive reward package, including a range of salary sacrifice benefits, contributory pension scheme, enhanced annual leave and flexible working options. We believe in coaching, growing and developing our employees, with a wide variety of learning and development opportunities on offer.

About applying

This is a truly fantastic time to join a dynamic and ambitious organisation. If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our team and if you understand what Regenda People are all about, then take action – apply now!

Interview / Assessment date: 3 February 2021

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