Broomfield Hospital Gardening Volunteer

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to assist in managing green and natural areas to provide an enhanced environment for patients, visitor and staff to enjoy.

Responsibilities includes;

* Garden maintenance – including weeding, digging, pruning, dead heading, bed preparation, tidying and path maintenance. Preparation, pruning and seasonal planting of decorative borders.

* Seasonal propagation and growing on – including seed sowing, cuttings, potting up.

* Bed renovation and grounds development - reinstating and installing beds, ground preparation, planting, bulb planting.

* Clearing overgrown areas – keeping on top of areas and other invasive species.

* Woodland management – planting, coppicing and grubbing out. Path maintenance.

* Meadow management – re-sowing, cutting down and raking.

Skills

You do not have to be an expert gardener as training will be provided.

Enthusiasm and the ability to work in a team.


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel, parking and £5 lunch.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 16/02/2019

End Date: 16/02/2020

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Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Fortnightly. Day to be confirmed. 10am - 3pm with an hour for lunch.


Location

C350 - Old B12 Broomfield Hospital
Court Road
Chelmsford
CM1 7ET


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