Horticultural Instructor

  • Company: HM Prison and Probation Service
  • Location: HMP Send, Woking, Surrey.
  • Salary: £23501 - £26138
  • Contact Email: kirstie.hall@hmps.gsi.gov.uk


HMP Send is a closed women’s Prison in Send, near Woking, Surrey. The Prison holds approximately 280 women who attend education, work and activities. We have a large horticultural department and we currently have a vacancy for a Horticultural Instructor.

The job holder will responsible for the day-to-day maintenance, harvesting and cultivating of the establishments gardens, ensuring protected cropping is grown and harvested to the highest standards and assess accredited vocational qualifications to prisoners. Working in a Prison offers an interesting, rewarding and diverse career.

Although we ask for level 3 Horticulture, if you have level 2 and are willing to gain level 3 within 2 years, we will consider you for interview. 

Send is a very pleasant environment to work in, unlike the usual portrayal of Prisons on the TV and we have won awards for our gardens. I would be very happy to speak to any potential candidates and arrange a visit if they would be interested.  Please feel free to contact me on kirstie.hall@hmps.gsi.gov.uk

A detailed job description can be found on the Ministry of Justice jobs website: https://justicejobs.tal.net/candidate/login

For ease of search the job details are: HMP Send: Horticultural Instructor - 25973

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