Oakingham House

Under Gardener required

Role description

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our experienced and welcoming team of two. The estate comprises of herbaceous borders, shrub beds, cut flowers, water features, extensive lawns, edibles production, glasshouse and polytunnel. We are currently undertaking redesign projects, with potential for the renovation of a kitchen garden.

The ethos of this family weekend home centres around wildlife and ecologically friendly practices. The successful candidate, under direction from the head gardener, will have the opportunity to hone their skills, further knowledge and become responsible for areas of the garden.

RHS Level 2 qualification, or equivalent, and experience in a similar role an advantage. Ideal for someone who has a passion for plants and a desire to further their horticultural development.

Key responsibilities

  • Undertake tasks including but not limited to propagation, weeding, irrigation, pruning, hedge cutting, strimming, mowing, seasonal lawn care, training, planting, staking, composting, pest and disease management
  • Maintain and develop the gardens to an exceptionally high standard
  • Use of a wide range of tools and machinery
  • Occasional work around the wider estate i.e. fencing, feeding hens
  • Very occasional weekend watering during peak season
  • Work in a manner that ensures the safety of self and others at all times
  • Liaise with the owners, head gardener and wider estate staff to ensure the effective day-to-day running of the estate

Key attributes

  • Professional, willing attitude
  • Self-motivated and driven with ability to work well both alone and within a team
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Willing to work outside in all weathers
  • Able to deliver at a good pace on physically demanding tasks

Tagged as: full time, Live Out, permanent

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JOB Ref: EC45200

Under Gardener

  • Full Time
  • £20,000-25,000 DOE
  • Oxfordshire
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Under Gardener required

Role description

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our experienced and welcoming team of two. The estate comprises of herbaceous borders, shrub beds, cut flowers, water features, extensive lawns, edibles production, glasshouse and polytunnel. We are currently undertaking redesign projects, with potential for the renovation of a kitchen garden.

The ethos of this family weekend home centres around wildlife and ecologically friendly practices. The successful candidate, under direction from the head gardener, will have the opportunity to hone their skills, further knowledge and become responsible for areas of the garden.

RHS Level 2 qualification, or equivalent, and experience in a similar role an advantage. Ideal for someone who has a passion for plants and a desire to further their horticultural development.

Key responsibilities

  • Undertake tasks including but not limited to propagation, weeding, irrigation, pruning, hedge cutting, strimming, mowing, seasonal lawn care, training, planting, staking, composting, pest and disease management
  • Maintain and develop the gardens to an exceptionally high standard
  • Use of a wide range of tools and machinery
  • Occasional work around the wider estate i.e. fencing, feeding hens
  • Very occasional weekend watering during peak season
  • Work in a manner that ensures the safety of self and others at all times
  • Liaise with the owners, head gardener and wider estate staff to ensure the effective day-to-day running of the estate

Key attributes

  • Professional, willing attitude
  • Self-motivated and driven with ability to work well both alone and within a team
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Willing to work outside in all weathers
  • Able to deliver at a good pace on physically demanding tasks

Tagged as: full time, Live Out, permanent

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