Experienced Gardener required
A wonderful opportunity has arisen for an Experienced Gardener to join the Gardens team on our prestigious estate. Stoke Park is a 5-star Hotel and Country Club situated at the heart of a 300-acre Capability Brown Landscape.
The gardens around the Hotel have recently undergone extensive improvements and consist of large mixed borders filled with cottage garden style planting, Rhododendron walks, a Japanese koi pond, an Orangery, a large kitchen garden and much more. As various areas are still under development, this would offer the opportunity for the successful candidate to get involved at the development stage and be apart of the journey going forward.
The position would suit an experienced gardener with good plant knowledge and the ability to work proactively. Applicants should have a positive attitude and must work well in a team and/or on their own. The gardens are maintained to a high standard so candidates must have great attention to detail.
All applicants should reside within a 1 hour travel distance.
Recognised horticultural qualifications and industry-based certificates such as Pa1/Pa6, chainsaw, pruning would all be advantageous but not essential if adequate experience can be proven.
A generous salary and additional benefits will be offered to the right candidate, such as:
- Salary up to £35,000
- 25 Days paid annual leave
- Daily lunch allowance (after probation period 6 months)
- Career development / Training courses
SALARY: Up to £35,000
DAYS OF WORK: Monday – Friday
HOURS OF WORK: 8am-4:30pm (40 hours per week)
(Some overtime out of these days/hours may be required and will be paid accordingly)
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Discounted or free food
Monday to Friday
Gardening: 5 years (required)
Driving Licence (preferred)
Ability to Commute:
Stoke Park (required)
Ability to Relocate:
Stoke Park: Relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person
This Head Gardener private advert is being managed directly by the employer. English Country Gardeners are not involved in the hiring process and are therefore unable to share any additional information on this role. If you have any questions regarding this position, the best course of action is to apply for the job which will open a line of communication with the employer.
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