Gardener (Communities)

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The Abbotsford Trust
Melrose, Scottish Borders, Roxburghshire
29 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Abbotsford Trust

Gardener (Communities) vacancy

Full time, fixed term for 23 months, £18,445pa

The Abbotsford Trust is seeking a creative and enthusiastic person with a passion for gardening and the outdoors to deliver a programme of learning and community engagement activity as part of our new project Learning in a Heritage Landscape - Transforming Work.

The post-holder will plan, design and coordinate opportunities for learning, training, employability and personal development for local audiences through gardening in this unique heritage setting. Practical skills and experience in horticulture and an ability to lead activities with children, young people and adults of all ages and backgrounds is essential.

This post is part-funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and by the Scottish Government and the European Community Scottish Borders LAG LEADER 2014-2020 programme.

Full details and application packs are available at:

Deadline for applications: Friday 22 September at 12pm
Interviews likely to be held on Tuesday 26 September