Living through Landscapes seeks officers to oversee £1.3m garden projects


Living Through Landscapes is overseeing the creation of inspiring outdoor spaces at 30 care homes across the UK using £1.3 million of National Lottery funding.

The charity needs two project managers to help deliver the projects. Both will be based in Winchester, on the South coast and will be responsible for working with several contractors as well as with care home staff and residents to deliver the 30 projects on time and on budget.

The two positions are:

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Senior Project Officer – Winchester, full time

We are looking for an experienced project officer to manage and oversee the delivery of this new project.  With a minimum of 2 years experience of project management the senior project officer will have a commitment to engaging people in the natural environment and a proven track record of work in this area. It is essential that the post holder has knowledge or experience of working with people with dementia, either formally or informally, and experience of managing staff and volunteers as well as partner providers. Educated to degree standard or with significant relevant experience, we require a well organised individual with excellent communication skills.

For more details about this post, please download the information here. Interviews for this post will be held in Winchester on Friday 12th February.

Project Support Officer – Winchester, part time (3 days per week)

The Project Support Officer will be required to provide high level administrative/ project support for the project, to include diary and event management, marketing and communications, data collection/processing and quality control management.  We are looking for an experienced, self motivated individual, with excellent communication skills who is able to help promote the project via social media, the press and via the LTL website.  Some knowledge of the dementia care system would be an advantage but is not essential.

For more details about this post, please download the information here. Interviews for this post will be held in Winchester on Thurs 11th February.

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The author Rob Corder

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  1. Hello I would like further details to apply for a grant to build a Dementia Friendly Garden at our care home
    We have purchased the house next door and would like to open this up to our residents providing extra space for activity’s and have already made sure it will be a safe and secure area for residents and i am currently working towards gaining support from the local community to involve local schools,gardening clubs and the allotment volunteers.this grant would be used to upgrade the assess for wheelchairs, building materials to raise flowerbeds
    and equipment for residents to engage in a pleasant pastime with support from staff ,family and friends.
    LAMAR xact

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