Job Reference Number 001/20


37 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Salary: £27,200 per annum rising to £28,800 following a successful three-month probationary period.

Work base: Growing Places, Unit 15, Hillview Business Park Old Ipswich Rd, Claydon IP6 0AJ with regular travelling to Nowton Park Nursery, Nowton Park, Nowton Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5LU.

We are NOT looking for a horticulturist!

We are wanting to unearth someone with a calm approach to management who values transparency, is ambitious for the team and who isn’t afraid of getting their footwear dirty.

If you love the idea of travelling between Bury St Edmunds and Claydon to inspire and manage the continued commercial success of our Horticulture social businesses, as well as sharing our commitment to promoting life and work choices for people with disabilities, then we want to hear from you.

Be part of our future at Realise Futures CIC, where we nurture people as well as plants.  

Realise Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. This post is subject to a DBS check.

Closing date: 20/01/2020.

Interviews to be held:  Shortlisted candidates will be required to visit both Horticulture sites as part of the interview process on either Monday 27th or Thursday 30th January.

Realise Futures CIC – a company operating across Suffolk and Essex combining commercial trade of products and services alongside work placements, employment and training opportunities.  The primary aim of the business is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are disadvantaged and/or disabled.  The company is organised in three divisions, Learning and Development, Employment and RF Works (six distinct Social Businesses).  Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential.  Realise Futures: Enhancing People’s Lives

For an application pack please email quoting the job reference number above.

If you’d like to find out more about the job please contact Lyndsey Hessey at or call her on 07738704764