We are looking for a passionate and proactive individual to lead the maintenance of our urban green spaces across the Bankside neighbourhood, delivered through our Bankside Urban Forest and Low Line initiatives.
Bankside’s network of green spaces is award winning, recognised by London in Bloom and Green Flag. The Bankside Gardener will perform key gardening tasks to maintain and improve the green spaces in Bankside’s public realm. The role will involve establishing sound horticultural practices in the management of these spaces, including improving the spaces for conservation and wildlife, reducing the use of water and leading on good horticultural practice. The postholder will also help identify areas of opportunity for future projects.
The Bankside Gardener will also coordinate opportunities for Bankside businesses to participate in small scale greening projects by leading volunteer working days and events, and continue to champion gardening and greening in Bankside.
Better Bankside operates on a flexitime basis with mandatory core hours of 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday, with additional hours, evening and weekend work expected in accordance with the requirements of the post. This post is on-site. Will consider part time, a job share, or individuals/ companies with relevant experience.
For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Eliza Daeschler for a chat.
Better Bankside is an equal opportunities employer and a passionate supporter of the London Living Wage, we actively support this within our organisation, through our projects and services, and with our member businesses. As part of our commitment of being a more inclusive and diverse organisation, we’ve taken the decision to use blind recruitment for this role and as such, we’d like applicants to apply by using the platform Applied.
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