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Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral

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Ely Cathedral is a Christian Church offering daily worship and a place of prayer and sanctity. It is the seat of the Bishop of Ely and the mother church of over 300 parishes that make up the Diocese ...

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Gardener

Organisation role · Flexible hours · Starting from 25 Mar
The Chapter House, The College, Ely CB7 4DL, UK
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Summary

Our small team of volunteer gardeners play a vital role in maintaining the Physick Garden as well as the (shortly to be planted) Mary Garden.

Detailed description

Duties:

  • Collect relevant equipment at the beginning of each shift from an agreed location point.
  • Light weeding and general seasonal maintenance. 
  • Assist with planting along with cutting back and pruning.
  • Ensure the garden is well watered as well as kept free from litter and rubbish.
  • Clear away garden waste at the end of each shift. 
  • Return relevant equipment to an agreed location point.


Person Specification:

  • In sympathy with the Cathedral’s purpose, mission and values.
  • Keen interest and experience in gardening.
  • Ideal candidate must be able to complete all physical requirements of the role with or without reasonable adjustments.
  • Must be prepared, alert and able to respond to situations as they arise.
  • Able to follow basic instructions and work unsupervised.
  • Reliable and punctual.


Time Commitment: 

  • Gardeners would usually be expected to liaise with the staff member responsible to agree a regular shift pattern. 


Training:

  • Required to undergo Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training every 3 years and be aware of the advice given in the Cathedral Safeguarding Handbook. 


Supervised by: 

  • The Director of Learning.


Please note: All applicants must be 18 or over.

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About Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral is a Christian Church offering daily worship and a place of prayer and sanctity. It is the seat of the Bishop of Ely and the mother church of over 300 parishes that make up the Diocese of Ely. The Cathedral is also a historical monument, built to the glory of God, which welcomes thousands of pilgrims and visitors every year. Our extraordinary volunteer community works hard to serve the city and surrounding area.