Assistant Gardener required
Live-out, full-time (or part-time) Assistant Gardener required on a country house estate in West Berkshire between Reading and Newbury. To work with our Head Gardener on all gardening estate jobs, with a special emphasis on growing vegetables in the Kitchen Garden.
Some gardening experience required. As a full-time role, Salary DOE and up to £28,000pa, with 20 days holiday a year, plus bank holidays. Level 2 Horticulture, spraying and chainsaw tickets, ride on and machinery operating competence would be useful. A car driver is essential. Full and proper references are required.
You would be a member of a small team. As well as a Walled Garden, there is an orchard, soft fruit cages, greenhouses with citrus and orchids, woodlands and artisan springs, river and waterways, flower borders, wildflower meadows and bees. Here is an opportunity to be involved in many aspects of gardening and to continue to learn along the way. Never a dull moment.