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Volunteer Gardener

  • Posted: 6th June
  • Location: EH14 1GZ
  • Pay:

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Extraordinary lives. Outstanding people.

The life of every resident we proudly care for is extraordinary, rich in history and unique life stories. We are Caring Homes, one of the UK’s leading providers of nursing, residential and dementia care. We have beautiful homes nationwide and we’re still growing. And we know that genuine care is delivered by passionate people who go above and beyond to help every resident live life to the full.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planting, watering, and weeding flower beds and borders
  • Pruning shrubs and trees
  • Maintaining lawns, including mowing and edging
  • Seasonal planting and garden planning
  • Assisting with garden-based activities for residents, such as planting workshops or garden tours
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are used safely and stored properly

Ideal candidate

Who We're Looking For:

  • Passionate about gardening and the outdoors
  • Reliable and able to commit to regular volunteering hours
  • Friendly and approachable with good communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • No prior gardening experience is necessary, but a willingness to learn is essential

Package

What We Offer:

  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our residents
  • A chance to develop and share your gardening skills
  • Flexible volunteering hours to fit around your schedule
  • Refreshments and snacks during your volunteering sessions
  • Free DBS

To apply

If you have a genuine passion for people and can see yourself going above and beyond to give extraordinary care, your outstanding future at Caring Homes could be moments away. Apply now by clicking on the link, email [email protected] or call 01206 258904 to find out more information.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.