Part time project worker

  • Part time
  • £20,500 pro-rata
  • Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld
  • Closing 5th August 2021


  • Advertised from 7th July 2021
  • 16.5 hours per week and will include some evenings and weekends. Duration: 3 years from start date 2021

Role

Watch Us Grow is a charity based in Palacerigg Country Park on the outskirts of Cumbernauld. We work with people who have Additional Support Needs. We aim to help people become more independent both at home and within the communities they live. We do this by creating roles and educational experiences that develop new skills and self-confidence.

Job Description

Watch us Grow is looking for someone who enjoys working outdoors in all weather and all seasons but is equally happy indoors in a hospitality role or doing arts and crafts. Your primary role will be supporting people across all our projects. This will involve you guiding and helping our students to complete their daily tasks, outdoors will involve maintaining the garden, growing vegetables and plants and physically taxing work normal to gardening and landscaping. Indoors could be baking cakes, serving teas to the public or supporting our students to learn new life skills, certainly a very varied role that may change daily dependent on the students you support.

You will report to the General Manager and work within an existing and established staff team to develop Watch Us Grow in new and exciting directions.

You will need to be enthusiastic and patient and show an understanding of people with additional support needs.

Funder: This role is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund for a 3 year period.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date: 5th August 2021

Interviews will be between 23rd and 25th August 2021


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