• Live Out
  • Part Time
  • Surrey
  • Salary: £20,000 Per Annum on a PAYE basis (3 DAYS / WEEK)

Website ecgrecruitment English Country Gardeners

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time Skilled Gardener to maintain a stunning private garden near Lingfield, Surrey. This position would suit a dedicated and knowledgeable plants person with strong horticultural skills and fine attention to detail, that appreciate working for friendly employers who enjoy their garden. This position is offered to experienced gardeners in the locality, on the basis of 3 days per week on a PAYE basis to keep the gardens maintained to a high standard.

The Grade II* listed Tudor manor dates back to the 15th century and has been home to the family over 40 years and is currently home to the 2nd generation.  The property is encompassed by 50-acres of farmland, woodland, paddocks and 5-acres of formal garden. Within the gardens are formal lawns, herbaceous borders, topiary, yew hedging, rose garden, orchard with a variety of ancient trees, ponds, and a conservatory growing a variety of produce.

The ideal candidate for this role will be knowledgeable and experienced, holding a recognised horticultural qualification with experience working within a similar environment, with a PA1 & PA6 spraying certificates and chainsaw licence. Demonstrable skill and experience in all aspects of garden care is essential, as is knowledge of garden management, good time management skills, self-start attitude and attention to detail. This is a private, family residence therefore applicants must be friendly, loyal, be trustworthy, self-motivated and interested in assisting with ongoing development of the garden through discussions with the owner (especially with the addition of topiary). Applicants must be physically fit and capable of carrying out a wide range of manual tasks in all weathers. The owners have pets on site; therefore, the successful applicant should be comfortable with cats and small dogs.

Occasionally the Skilled Gardener will be required to help on the wider estate, woodlands or other tasks requested by the owners, so flexibility within the role is necessary. Additional ad hoc tasks may occur and will include but are not limited to, helping set up for any events or functions at the property, pathway clearance, wood chopping, helping with woodland management (excluding tree felling), tree guard/pergola maintenance and other such tasks.

This is a permanent position based on 3 days per week, with working hours 8:00am – 5:00pm which can be flexible dependent on the season. The owners are flexible as to which days during the week the Skilled Gardener will be working, this can be discussed with the principles upon appointment. Applicants should live within commuting distance of the vacancy and have a full driving licence with their own transport. Please note the successful candidate will be subject to reference checks, as well as an enhanced DBS check.

SALARY:        £20,000 Per Annum on a PAYE basis (3 DAYS / WEEK)

LOCATION: Lingfield, Surrey

JOB No:          EC62557

If this Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

You will need to be registered with English Country Gardeners to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

Tagged as: Live Out, Part time, Skilled Gardener

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JOB Ref: EC62557

Part Time Skilled Gardener

  • Live Out Part Time
  • £20,000 Per Annum on a PAYE basis (3 DAYS / WEEK)
  • Surrey

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time Skilled Gardener to maintain a stunning private garden near Lingfield, Surrey. This position would suit a dedicated and knowledgeable plants person with strong horticultural skills and fine attention to detail, that appreciate working for friendly employers who enjoy their garden. This position is offered to experienced gardeners in the locality, on the basis of 3 days per week on a PAYE basis to keep the gardens maintained to a high standard.

The Grade II* listed Tudor manor dates back to the 15th century and has been home to the family over 40 years and is currently home to the 2nd generation.  The property is encompassed by 50-acres of farmland, woodland, paddocks and 5-acres of formal garden. Within the gardens are formal lawns, herbaceous borders, topiary, yew hedging, rose garden, orchard with a variety of ancient trees, ponds, and a conservatory growing a variety of produce.

The ideal candidate for this role will be knowledgeable and experienced, holding a recognised horticultural qualification with experience working within a similar environment, with a PA1 & PA6 spraying certificates and chainsaw licence. Demonstrable skill and experience in all aspects of garden care is essential, as is knowledge of garden management, good time management skills, self-start attitude and attention to detail. This is a private, family residence therefore applicants must be friendly, loyal, be trustworthy, self-motivated and interested in assisting with ongoing development of the garden through discussions with the owner (especially with the addition of topiary). Applicants must be physically fit and capable of carrying out a wide range of manual tasks in all weathers. The owners have pets on site; therefore, the successful applicant should be comfortable with cats and small dogs.

Occasionally the Skilled Gardener will be required to help on the wider estate, woodlands or other tasks requested by the owners, so flexibility within the role is necessary. Additional ad hoc tasks may occur and will include but are not limited to, helping set up for any events or functions at the property, pathway clearance, wood chopping, helping with woodland management (excluding tree felling), tree guard/pergola maintenance and other such tasks.

This is a permanent position based on 3 days per week, with working hours 8:00am – 5:00pm which can be flexible dependent on the season. The owners are flexible as to which days during the week the Skilled Gardener will be working, this can be discussed with the principles upon appointment. Applicants should live within commuting distance of the vacancy and have a full driving licence with their own transport. Please note the successful candidate will be subject to reference checks, as well as an enhanced DBS check.

SALARY:        £20,000 Per Annum on a PAYE basis (3 DAYS / WEEK)

LOCATION: Lingfield, Surrey

JOB No:          EC62557

If this Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

You will need to be registered with English Country Gardeners to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.englishcountrygardeners.co.uk

Tagged as: Live Out, Part time, Skilled Gardener

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Sophie Sharpe