Vacancies

Welcome to REAP Vacancies page. Here you can find the information about the most recent opportunities to work for us.                              

                        WE ARE RECRUITING!

REAP Therapeutic Garden Worker, Maryhill Therapeutic Gardens

The REAP Therapeutic Garden Worker will be responsible for supporting the development of the Maryhill Therapeutic Gardens, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund until August 2024. The Maryhill Therapeutic Gardens project is an exciting project that implements nature-based interventions to improve the mental, social and physical wellbeing of its users. The role of the REAP Therapeutic Garden Worker will be to take the lead in promoting and developing mental and physical wellbeing while supporting people with lived experience of mental health problems to be active outdoors doing gardening, food growing, and other activities in nature.  The post requires a team approach, working closely with the Community Gardener and Project Manager in overseeing activities in the garden. This will include planning gardening tasks and running the therapeutic gardening sessions with a particular emphasis on creating and developing a healing and welcoming place for all. Utilising previous experience and an awareness of the mental health sector the post holder will undertake client recruitment, liaise with referring agencies and conduct an evaluation of the project’s therapeutic impact on clients. A range of evaluation approaches will be implemented via surveys, interviews and assessments. Further, a team of volunteers will be recruited to support the work in the garden and support and training of this group will be ongoing throughout the project.

Post Terms & Conditions

Location:  Based in Elgin

Hours: 13 hours per week

There will be occasional weekend and evening work. At least 50% of the work will be in situ at the Maryhill Gardens in Elgin.

Salary: £23,200 pro-rata

The post will be a 3 years fixed term contract.

For more info please find here the REAP Therapeutic Garden Worker Job Description

HOW TO APPLY

Please download and complete the REAP Job-Application Form – Therapeutic Garden Worker and REAP Equal-Opportunities-Form  and submit your application by sending it to info@reapscotland.org.uk

Deadline for the applications: Thursday 24th June 2021 at 10 am

 Please note that a PVG check will be carried out for all applicants for this post.

Candidates will be informed if they are unsuccessful.

This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.

REAP Community Gardener, Maryhill Therapeutic Gardens

The REAP Community Gardener will be responsible for supporting the development of the Maryhill Therapeutic Gardens, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund until August 2024. The Maryhill Therapeutic Gardens project is an exciting project that implements nature-based interventions to improve the mental, social and physical wellbeing of its users.The REAP Community Gardener position is a fantastic position for an individual with a good understanding of sustainable methods of growing, interested in creating a beautiful, therapeutic space with our clients – mental health service users and a team of volunteers. The REAP Community Gardener will co-ordinate activities in the Garden, including planning gardening tasks in consultation with the REAP Therapeutic Garden Worker and volunteers while helping to run weekly gardening sessions. They will be responsible for working with, training and supporting the team of volunteers in partnership with the REAP Manager and REAP Therapeutic Garden Worker.  They will lead on providing learning opportunities for the clients such as food growing and composting workshops. They will be responsible for managing the site and ensuring that the materials and tools are supplied timeously. They will be a confident user of MS Office software and Internet and social media tools. 

Post Terms & Conditions

Location:                 Based in Elgin

Hours:                    10.5 hours per week

There will be occasional weekend and evening work.

Salary:                    £20,000 pro rata

The post will be a 3 years fixed term contract.

For more info please find here the REAP Community Gardener Job Description

HOW TO APPLY

Please complete the REAP Job-Application Form -Community Gardener and REAP Equal-Opportunities-Form and submit your application by sending it to info@reapscotland.org.uk

Deadline for the applications: Thursday 24th June 2021 at 10 am

Please note that a PVG check will be carried out for all applicants for this post.

Candidates will be informed if they are unsuccessful.

This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.