27 February 2019

Horticulture and Landscaping Enterprise Support Manager

We are recruiting an experienced and qualified Horticulture Supervisor to maintain and oversee a Learning Disability operation, within Scadbury Park Nature Reserve Chislehurst. 

The successful candidate will be is capable of planning, designing and undertaking all aspects of Horticultural and Soft Landscaping activities and will invest time and energy in supporting local people with disabilities in training and employment.


Job Description:

  • To promote and deliver quality service to customers.
  • To carry out all aspects of the contracts to a high standard.
  • To contribute to the development of the service by liaising with potential customers and promoting the service wherever possible.
  • To provide quality instruction and supervision of work experience, service users and trainees as required to achieve qualifications and real work experience ensuring they are engaged in activities at all times.
  • To safely transport work experience placements, trainees and service users in company vehicles ensuring correct risk assessments are in place and followed at all times.
  • To ensure that any storage buildings/areas of all tools and machinery are kept in an immaculate and safe condition, all tools are stored correctly and any damages are reported to the Team Leader immediately.
  • Handling of cash/cheques on a daily basis where applicable and return paperwork each day to the office.
  • To participate in training and undertake appropriate learning and development, as identified through regular appraisal and reviews with line manager.
  • To work effectively within a personal budget.
  • Be able to maintain paperwork to required standard
  • To be pro-active in the development of the business within a defined geographical area
  • To work weekends as and when required.


Person Specification:

  • NVQ/SVQ level 2 or above or equivalent experience
  • Horticultural Knowledge and plant recognition
  • NVQ level 2 in Horticulture or to have proven industry experience.
  • Possess a UK driving licence
  • Horticultural Knowledge and plant recognition
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer software packages particularly those in those in the Microsoft Suite i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Flexibility to cope with the varying demands of the role, managing time effectively to achieve the desired results and willing to travel.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Experience in growing plants and produce to ensure the correct stock is available for sale.      
  • Experience of working with individuals who face disadvantages in relation to employment, inclusion and independence with varying and complex needs and barriers demonstrating active listening skills to quickly build rapport (Desirable)
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