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We’re hiring!

Job title: Market Gardener 

Responsible to: Head Gardener
Place of work: Heart of BS13 Kitchen Garden Enterprise
Hours of work: 21 hours per week (3 days)
Salary: £25,000 per year pro rata (actual salary £15,000)
Leave entitlement: 20 days per year pro rata plus bank holidays
Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months
Contract start: June 2020

About the Heart of BS13 Kitchen Garden Enterprise (KGE):
We are looking for a skilled and passionate Market Gardener to join our team at Heart of BS13. The KGE is our first social enterprise and you will play a key role in its development and growth. You will work within a small team and be accountable to the Head Gardener who leads the programme. Our ‘No Dig’ Kitchen Garden uses organic principles for growing produce. You will be growing cut flowers and veg for sale via our online retail business and for use in our community kitchen. You will be required to show initiative and leadership, as part of your role will be to support the running of participant groups and the coordination of volunteers. This role is initially for 3 days a week and on a fixed term contract of 1 year. We aspire to make the role full time subject to turn-over and funding.

A full job description, person specification and instructions for applicants can be found here.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on 25.05.20

Please email your application to putting ‘Market Gardener Application’ in the email subject box.
Interviews will be held (by Zoom) on 28.05.20. There will also be a 2-hour practical assessment on 29.05.20 for shortlisted candidates.

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