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Reference: SHMNFeb20
Location: Southampton (Mayfield Nurseries)
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week
Salary Range: £22,603 to £24,341 Per Annum
Application Closing Date: Mon 02 Mar 2020 (Before 9.00am)
Interview Date: W/C Mon 09 Mar 2020
Application Pack: SENIOR HORTICULTURALIST – Feb 20

PLEASE NOTE: there is no application form included in the application pack.  To apply for this vacancy please scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the link to download an application form.

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area.

Mayfield Nurseries is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Solent Mind and charitable social enterprise, supporting people with enduring mental health problems and dementia.  Our overarching aim is to create positive change for people living with these conditions by enabling them to take the steps to improve their health and wellbeing. This is achieved through the provision of horticultural therapy, vocational training, and wellbeing and peer services.

The purpose of this post is to contribute to the day to day provision of horticultural services.

Mayfield Nurseries specialises in the sale of high quality plants and related consumables, a small growing programme for stock with the rest traded from our established wholesale network and with all profits going towards the services we offer for people with mental health issues and dementia.

The Senior Horticulturalist will support the Horticultural Manager in the day to day running of the horticultural programme and the nurseries. They will attend to customer enquiries, work with stock to keep it at an excellent level of health and presentation, work with service users on vocational experience and mentorship and deputise for the horticultural manager when absent.

For more information on this role please email:
Malcolm Harvey (Horticultural Manager) mharvey@solentmind.org.uk


For more information on this post please download the Application Pack using the link at the top of this page.

Please Note: no application form is included within the application pack, so please also download an application form using the links below.

CV’s will not be accepted

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies

Job Application Forms:

Click on the link to download an application form (word 97-2003 version) - Application Form

Click on the link to download an application form (pdf version)  - Application Form

Application forms can be returned by:

Email: recruitment@solentmind.org.uk
Post: Recruitment, Solent Mind, 15-16 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XF
Fax: 023 8202 7811

Or of course you can deliver it by hand to the address stated above.

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