Careers

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.

As a company, we have deep gratitude for the people who work for us at every level. Weleda employees own their roles. Their hands-on experience gives them insight into decision-making, operating processes and structures as well as innovation and business advances.

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 irene.bent@weleda.co.uk putting the job title in the subject line.

Current vacancies



IT APPRENTICE


We are looking to recruit an IT Apprentice to assist The IT Manager and The IT Applications Manager in the completion of IT maintenance, documentation and administration tasks. To gain the experience and learning to provide 1st line user support. This is in partnership with Babington.

Please follow the link below to find out more details and to submit your application.

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-548888

Closing date: 26 Oct 2020

Full Time Gardener


We’re looking for a Gardener to join our small, dedicated garden team based at our 13 acre site in Shipley.

In our extensive gardens we work with nature to grow many different medicinal plants and manage the land to encourage strong biodiversity, both to help protect the environment and complement the health of our crops. The crops range from trees like Birch and Thuja, shrubs and hedgerow bushes like Blackthorn and Hawthorn, field crops of Calendula, Oats and Chamomile, plus smaller quantities of herbs, wild flowers, vegetables and weeds. Harvested amounts can vary from 1 - 200kg!   Some plants are grown in beds, others are grown extensively in meadows or in our woodland edges. We are completely organic, using Biodynamic methods with Demeter certification.

As well as sowing, planting, weeding and making compost, the garden team also do the harvesting and making of fresh plant tinctures, following strict Good Manufacturing Practice and growing according to Good Agricultural and Collection Practices.  The garden team also help to deliver garden events and carry out garden tours.

The hours of work will be 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday along with weekend watering through the growing season. This is a permanent full time position commencing in January 2021.

Experience of Biodynamic/Organic gardening methods, plant propagation, use of garden machinery would all be of benefit. We are looking for individuals with enthusiasm and interest in Biodynamics, medicinal herbs and gardening with nature.

Our ethos
Weleda was established almost one hundred years ago as a place of human development through a common goal - to create natural products that support and enhance health and well-being, profitably.

Today, we operate globally across 50 countries and we are recognised as the industry leader.

We share a common culture founded upon strong sustainable principles for the environment, for the economy and for our personal well-being and development. This includes adopting a flexible approach to work; acting responsibly, honestly and ethically and placing responsibility on each and everyone of us to uphold these values.

When will we get to know you?
We look forward to receiving your application which should include your CV and covering letter, convincing us of your ability and demonstrating your interest in horticulture and the environment.

Irene Bent, HR Manager, Weleda (UK) Ltd, Heanor Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 8DR irene.bent@weleda.co.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications:  13th November 2020

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