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Weleda (UK) Ltd., an award winning healthcare and beauty company are looking for passionate, committed individuals to join our friendly team, based at our modern, open-plan offices in Ilkeston, Derbyshire
All vacancies are for full-time, permanent positions, unless stated otherwise, and are based at: Weleda (UK) Ltd, Heanor Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8DR
Please send your CV for the attention of Irene Bent, Personnel Manager
(to the above address) with a covering letter detailing which vacancy you are interested in, or email your CV and letter as a Word document to email@example.com putting the job title in the subject line.
On our 13 acre site we grow more than 150 species of medicinal plant. These range from trees like Birch and Thuja, shrubs and hedgerow bushes like Blackthorn and Hawthorn, field crops of Calendula, Oats and Chamomile, smaller quantities of herbs and wild flowers, to vegetables and weeds! Initial cultivation for field crops is done with a tractor using a plough and spading machine; everything else is done by hand.
Some plants are grown in beds, others are grown extensively in meadows and woodland or in and around ponds. We are completely organic, using Biodynamic methods with Demeter certification.
As well as sowing, planting, weeding and making compost, the garden team also do all the harvesting and the making of fresh plant tinctures. Harvested amounts vary from 150kg to a few hundred grammes!
Hours of work will be full time, usually from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., Monday to Friday and the likely duration of this temporary position is from 21st March 2016 to 21st October 2016.
We are looking for individuals with gardening experience but enthusiasm and interest in Biodynamics and medicinal herbs is equally as important.
To apply, please send your CV to:
Irene Bent, Personnel Manager
Weleda (UK) Ltd., Heanor Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. DE7 8DR
Closing date for receipt of applications: Thursday 11th February 2016