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We are recruiting for an exciting new role which will help to deliver the Farm’s Horticulture Project specifically tailored for people living with a mental health diagnosis. This role will also support healthy cooking activities using farm grown produce and will work alongside our Community Grower and the Farm’s Mental Health and Volunteering Lead to offer suitable gardening activities for a wide range of abilities.

We are looking for someone with experience of supporting people with a mental health diagnosis in a community and/or formal context, who also has good gardening knowledge and skills. You will also be able to communicate diplomatically and build trust and respect with a wide range of people at all levels and be creative, innovative and passionate about the therapeutic benefits of nature-based interventions in mental health.

To apply, use the links below to download the full job description and person specification, read our privacy notice for applicants, then download and complete the application form and send to

Please also click and complete our equalities and diversity survey. Please note, applications must be made using our application form. CVs will not be accepted.

Hours: 12 hours per week (Monday and Wednesday 9am – 3pm)
Closing date for applications: Monday 15 August 2022 at 9am
Proposed interview date: Tuesday 23 August 2022
Salary: Actual salary £6,540 (Full Time Equivalent £20,438)

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Horticulture Assistant


Actual salary £6,540 (FTE: £20,438)


12 hrs per week (Mondays & Wednesdays 9am to 3pm)

Contract Type:

3 years fixed term


Bath City Farm

Close Date:

Monday, 15 August 2022

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