Highlife Highland
Highlife Highland

Charity registered in Scotland SC042593

High Life Highland is a charity registered in Scotland, formed on the 1st October 2011 by The Highland Council to develop and promote opportunities in culture, learning, sport, leisure, health and wellbeing across 9 services throughout the whole of the Highlands, for both residents and visitors.

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Horticultural Trainer

  • Full time
  • £27,227
  • Inverness Botanic Gardens, Nursery and GROW Project
  • Closing 2nd April 2023


To supervise, support, develop and train adults with variety of special needs in horticultural activities for their physical and mental wellbeing.


1. Implement, develop and establish a program of horticultural training awards including the ‘Grow and Learn Award’

2. Maintain and develop the GROW garden.

3. Help develop commercial opportunities.

4. Support the operations of the nursery and Botanic Gardens.

5. Recruit, develop and support a network of volunteers to help the project

6. Liaise with parents, carers, guardians, support workers, social workers and other individuals and organisations as required.

7. To provide cover as required.

8. Gardening –To be practically involved in all areas of the gardens and support those with additional needs in their activities. A good level of physical fitness is required.

9. Ensure legislative compliance in all areas, including safe working practices in accordance with current health and safety legislation and to carry out health and safety procedures as required by HLH.

10. To always comply with HLH Code of Conduct and Role Model Behaviors

11. Responsibility for the security of the building ensuring opening and closing procedures are followed. Be a key holder and be able to respond to out-of-hours call outs.

12. Ensure the cleanliness of all areas of the GROW project including toilets.

13. To support in the delivery of our obligations to Highland Council, NHS, BID and other trusted partners and stakeholders.

14. To work with the Facility Manager to achieve the objectives of High Life Highland.

This vacancy has now closed

Adult Learning Support Worker x 2 posts

  • Part time
  • £22,604 – £25,025 pro-rata
  • Invergordon
  • Closing 3rd June 2022

These roles are to assist the Adult Learning Co-ordinator in organising and delivering adult literacies provision in the East and Mid Ross Community Partnership areas.

The post holders will plan and deliver one to one and group adult literacies in identified priority areas to targeted groups. Sessions may include literacy, numeracy, ESOL, digital skills, core skills and family learning. Training can be provided to support the post holder to undertake these areas of work.

The post holders will work in partnership with other organisations to attract new learners, provide accreditation opportunities and develop learner pathways. The role will involve helping with the training and support of contracted/sessional and volunteer tutors as well as undertaking administrative and reporting tasks.