Trainee Horticultural Therapist

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 1 week ago


You can make a genuine difference. Our evidence-based interventions have a real and lasting
impact for our clients. At Thrive, our Horticulture Therapist’s work with plants and people to
improve an individual’s physical and psychological health, communication and thinking skills.

‘It’s a joy to see the life changing impact of our services and to know that my job really
makes a difference.’

We’re looking for a Trainee Horticultural Therapist who can work with groups of clients in
establishing personalised goals and supporting Client Gardeners in achieving their objectives.

We’re looking for candidates who are keen to start a career in Social and Therapeutic
Horticulture. You’ll need to be able to build rapport with a wide range of people. This role
includes training a Training pathway, culminating in a funded place on Thrive’s Level 5 Award
in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture.

Want to get a real feel for what our teams do, take a look at the case studies on our website.

Full time (35 hours per week).

Our London Centre is based in Battersea Park. The role is based in Battersea Park, with some
days spent at outreach programs within London.

Appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service
check. Thrive complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice. Having a criminal record will not
necessarily prevent an individual from working for Thrive.

For more information, please download the Information Pack from our website. For an informal conversation about
the role, please email recruitment in the first instance.

To apply, please email recruitment with your CV and a written statement explaining how you meet
the person specification and what you will bring to Thrive.

Closing date for applications: 12th of April 2023 at 17.00.

Thrive is a disability confident employer passionate about inclusive working.

Charity No. 277570 Company No: 1415700

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