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Gardener in our Therapy Garden

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We're looking for someone who can help care for our Therapy Garden at Prospect Park Hospital, Reading.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am - 1pm 9am - 1pm 9am - 1pm 9am - 1pm 9am - 1pm 9am - 1pm 9am - 1pm
1pm - 5pm 1pm - 5pm 1pm - 5pm 1pm - 5pm 1pm - 5pm 1pm - 5pm 1pm - 5pm

Personal characteristics/specification for this role:

  • Good knowledge of gardening
  • Able to help occupational therapy staff and all patients to use the garden effectively, e.g. creating a sensory garden

This role includes:

  • Garden maintenance, e.g. digging ground over ready for planting and sewing seeds for flowers and vegetables
  • Supporting therapy staff to develop their knowledge to provide gardening based interventions
  • Possibility of direct patient contact

What we can offer:

  • Local induction from a friendly team
  • Basic gardening tools

If you're interested in this volunteering opportunity, please contact Emma Davies, Therapy Manager

emma.davies@berkshire.nhs.uk

0118 960 5168