This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a confident and experienced Estate Worker to work within a private Estate in the North Cotswolds.
This is a key position within a recently acquired private Cotswolds Estate that comprises of traditional parkland area, fields and paths, traditional walled garden, kitchen gardens, formal and informal lawns, ponds, orchard, woods, arboretum, bed and borders of large Grade II listed Hall and its various guest houses and cottages. The successful applicant will work closely with the existing team, maintaining the estate to the very highest of standards.
Candidates will have proven practical experience working within a similar private estate environment. Reporting to and working closely with the Head Gardener the Estate Worker will be involved in the regular maintenance of the grounds and gardens. This role would suit someone hands on and able to carry out maintenance duties as and when required. Duties could range from putting up a shelf in the main house to repairing the boundary fences. Additionally, an understanding of a variety of garden machinery would be advantageous.
The vision for the estate over the next couple of years is to transition the current farming practices to more to natural wildflower rich fields, meadows, hedgerows with new additional woodlands and wetlands with the objective of increasing flora and fauna diversity. The owners are keen to move towards self sufficiency and are keen to source produce from the kitchen garden, orchards and through foraging across the wider estate. Therefore, they are open to ideas moving forward to increase the productivity of the estate.
The Estate values and rewards colleagues that are aspirational and passionate about their roles and will work harmoniously in delivering the exciting legacy that the Principals have in mind. Working week: 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday. References and a current DBS will be required.
SALARY: Circa £30,000
LOCATION: North Cotswolds
JOB No: EC59645
If this Estate Worker vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Tom Little on 01233 733510 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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