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All types of job opportunities currently available at the National Botanic Garden of Wales will be listed here.


For further details of each post, please click on the post title below.

Curator

The Curator is responsible for the botanical/horticultural and estate vision, strategy, and standards of the Garden, as well as being the chief spokesperson and advocate for the horticultural and land-based aspects of the Garden and the staff involved in these.

The Botanic Garden is actively developing greater links between the plant collections, the scientific research and educational activities conducted at the Garden, as well as improving access to the collections and plant materials by external researchers and other botanic gardens.

The position is permanent and is available from the soonest date that can be arranged.

How To Apply

For further information or informal enquiries please contact:

Huw Francis, Director (email/e-bost: Huw.Francis@gardenofwales.org.uk; 01558 667106 or 07876 232848).

To apply please prepare a cover letter, along with a CV, which clearly identifies how you meet the criteria outlined above, and what you would bring to the Garden. Applications should be submitted, preferably by email, to Anne-Maria Nicholas, HR Manager: Anne-Maria.Nicholas@gardenofwales.org.uk; 01558 667153.

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday November 22nd, 2021. We reserve the right to close this advert early should sufficient applications be received. 


Health and Safety Coordinator 

Here is an opportunity to join a proactive team and work with managers across the organisation, providing comprehensive, practical and advisory support.

The Health and Safety Coordinator will:

  • Work with managers across the Organisation, providing comprehensive, practical and advisory support. 
  • Maintain the maximum degree of control of health and safety standards in the workplace and be responsible for reviewing current provisions for health and safety management across the Organisation and participate in the implementation of an effective and consistent Health and Safety Management System. 
  • To promote a positive safety culture. This will involve working with managers and training staff to ensure ownership of risk within each department and to achieve consistency of health and safety standards across the Organisation. 
  • Liaise with third parties, enforcement and our Health and Safety Consultants to ensure compliance, good practice and continuous improvement are achieved. 

How to apply

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed initially to Dennis Cattell dennis.cattell@gardenofwales.org.uk.

Applications, as an electronic copy in the form of a cover letter and CV clearly showing how you meet the criteria should be sent along with details of two referees, to Dennis Cattell – by dennis.cattell@gardenofwales.org.uk by Friday 17th December 2021. 


Temporary Full-Time Teacher

As part of a small dynamic Education Team and working with others across the Garden, the role of the Supply Teacher is to engage the families and children in support of the Education and Marketing Department. 

You will be part of the team delivering educational activities to school groups, home-educated groups and adult learners. You will be expected to be able to deliver to primary and secondary aged children and mixed age groups, often with parents present.

We would expect you to be part of the planning and delivery of our activities. It is expected that you will be able to work independently and will be able to react proactively to challenges if they arise.  

A good knowledge of STEM subjects to GCSE, environmental and plant knowledge would be desirable.  

How to apply

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed initially to Paul Smith paul.smith@gardenofwales.org.uk.

Applications, as electronic copy in the form of a cover letter and CV clearly showing how you meet the criteria should be sent along with details of two referees, to Paul Smith – by paul.smith@gardenofwales.org.uk by Friday 17th December 2021. 



Catering Assistant

One of the top Hospitality teams in Wales is on the lookout for enthusiastic and hardworking individuals to join their team. This is an opportunity to work in one of the most interesting attractions in Wales.

Must be outgoing, with great customer service skills that can bring a smile to our visitors.

The ideal candidate would –

  • be happy to work within a team and also able to use their own initiative.
  • have a positive polite manner to all staff and visitors.
  • be flexible with shifts, and able to work weekends.
  • have a can-do attitude!

Seasonal positions are also available.

If you are interested or would like to know more, please forward an up-to-date CV to rhian.ditch@gardenofwales.org.uk