A skilled gardener is sought after for a large private estate garden situated in an area of outstanding beauty close to Henley on Thames.
The formal gardens of about 3 acres which surround the main house, contain a rose garden, large areas of fine lawn, hedging and topiary, a small orchard as well as a glasshouse used for growing cut flowers and tomatoes. There are also paddocks and parkland plus associated buildings. The whole estate totals about 60 acres.
The owners are currently seeking a full-time gardener to join their gardening team working under the direction of the Estate Manager/Head Gardener. You must have good practical skills, ideally back up with reasonable plant knowledge, able to carry out work to a high standard with minimal supervision in a tidy efficient manner with professionalism.
Your duties may include maintenance of the main and associated gardens. Care of the formal lawns, hedge trimming, maintenance of the borders and planting. You must also be willing to turn your hand to other more general tasks as required.
The owners are keen to promote a friendly and rewarding working environment, so it is important that you have a positive attitude, with good communication skills and are able to get on well with all other staff members.
The working hours are generally 7.30am to 4pm with a 30min lunch break, however some flexibility is required. Due to the rural location of the property, it is essential that you have your own transport.
Our client is open to considering applications from candidates who are at the early stage of their gardening career who are keen to learn and develop their craft gardening skills.
SALARY: Up to £27,000 depending on experience
LOCATION: Henley on Thames
JOB No: EC34781
If this Skilled Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Bevan Andrews on 01233 733510 or email@example.com.
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