Gardener (Minehead)

LiveWest (formerly Liverty / (Knightstone Housing)

Name: Gardener (Minehead)
Organisation: LiveWest (formerly Liverty / (Knightstone Housing)
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Description

Helping an older community with various gardening tasks. Removal of leaves & branches from outside their homes & nearby paths, small garden tasks and some gardening if required.

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Organisation Description

At LiveWest, we believe in a home for everyone.

We own and manage over 36,000 homes across the South West, from Cornwall to Gloucestershire. We have ambitious plans to invest more than £2bn in developing 16,000 new homes in the region over the next 10 years.

This is part of LiveWest taking huge steps towards alleviating the region’s housing shortage, in an area of high housing need as well as high house prices which makes accessing housing particularly challenging for many families.

We offer homes for affordable rent and shared ownership sale. We also build homes for private sale, to generate profits which we then use to provide and build more affordable homes.

We take the time to listen to, understand and learn from our customers. We focus on thriving as a business and employer so we can deliver more homes and even better services.

As well as meeting housing demand, it’s easy to forget the vital role that affordable homes contribute to economic development and prosperity, enabling local companies to recruit the workforce they need from their communities. LiveWest’s growth strategy will not only contribute to economic growth in the South West but sustain up to 7,000 jobs in the building industry and its supply chain.

We were formed in March 2018 through the merger of Knightstone Housing and DCH, and since then we have built on the best of both organisations. We have recently invested in new-build offices in Exeter and Tolvaddon to complement its Weston-super-Mare office, where we are also making major investment. Combined with touchdown points for our many mobile workers, our aim is to offer a contemporary working environment with an emphasis on building a shared culture.

We are a member of Homes for the South West, a group of the largest developing housing associations in the south west, making the case for investment in our region.


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Cause / Interests

  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Older people

Types of Activity

  • Gardening
  • Outdoors

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

Will require a criminal record check (DBS)
Must live or work locally


Benefits

Someone who is happy to work outside, and able to bend & lift when neccessary.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Volunteer must speak English.Disabled access available.Insurance is provided.
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

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