Gardening Assistant  with Leonard Cheshire Disability (Glos) (Ref: 414)
 
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Leonard Cheshire Disability supports thousands of disabled people both in the UK and in more than 50 other countries. They help people with physical impairments, learning difficulties and long-term health conditions, as well as their carers, friends and families.

They are now looking for a Gardening Assistant to help with general gardening including maintenance of shrubs and trees, care of borders, planting, pruning, and weeding.

You will be working directly with residents on a one to one basis to help support them to develop their own garden environments to suit them. You will also be helping to keep the residents individual gardens to a good standard for their friends and families can enjoy.

The time commitments are variable, weekdays and weekends, but ideally you will be able to commit a minimum of one visit per month. Summer months only

Volunteers from all age groups are welcomed, however the minimum age for this role is 18.
What are they looking for?

Friendly

Reliable

Patient

Good communication skills

An interest in gardens, and an enjoyment of gardening with other people

Practical

Next to Delancey Hospital, Leckhampton, Cheltenham

When: Variable times
Age requirements: Over 18
Where?

Gloucestershire House, Charlton Lane, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9HD

About Leonard Cheshire Disability (Glos)
 
Leonard Cheshire Disability (Glos) logo
Supporting disabled people to have an independent life in their homes, access society's resources and improve the quality of their life.

Service provision includes:
- Home Support - social and travel
- Internet Radio Service

Our Mission is to work with people with disabilities throughout the world, regardless of their colour, race or creed, by providing the conditions necessary for their physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

We believe that each person, whatever his or her disability, is a uniquely valuable individual and that people with disabilities should have the personal freedom to pursue their aspirations and take their own place in the world.

Our Aim is to offer to those with disabilities:
- Unquestioning recognition of their full human rights
- Standard of excellence in all aspects of care from both staff and volunteers.
- The support of a forward looking and responsive organisation , aware of their needs and those of their carers.
- The opportunity to take an effective part at every level in running our services
- Partnership in a continuing endeavour to help others wherever the need may be, in the field of disability.

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