Job Title – Changes Gardening Manager

Location – Birmingham

Duration – Part time / contract

Salary – £18,500 per annum pro rata

All applications to – paigehancox@changesuk.org

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

General & Specific Duties: 

· Maintain gardens to ensure they exceed our customer’s requirements and expectations.

· Supervise volunteers and inspire them to learn and develop.

· Perform basic maintenance such as cutting the grass, managing weed control and hedge cutting.

· Plant and nurture new trees, flowers, and various plants.

· Work with hand tools and basic light machinery such as plant vehicles, and small diggers.

· Service our garden equipment and machinery (a desired quality).

· Liaise with customers and manage a diary.

· Provide guidance to management on matters related to gardening.

· Advise management on the costs of plants and garden necessities with detailed written quotations and reports.

· Ensure a safe environment for customers and clients by adhering to safety and health regulations.

· To act in accordance with all policies and values

HOURS AND ANNUAL LEAVE 

A flexible 30 hours a week is worked which may include evenings and weekends.

Holiday entitlement: 24 days holiday per year plus statutory Bank Holidays. Pro rata

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • A clean driving licence.
  • At least 2 years’ proven experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to handle a range of horticultural machinery and powered hand tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of plants and gardening techniques.
  • Friendly personality with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Solid understanding of health and safety rules and legislation.

To See Person Spec, See link below:

Gardening Manager Job Description & Spec

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