• Full Time
  • PRIVATE AD
  • Cheshire
  • Salary: Up to £38,000 DOE

Rellum Estates LLP

Sole Gardener Vacancy

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic, creative and committed sole gardener with great plant knowledge to maintain, improve and further enhance a historic country house garden situated in Prestbury, near Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Normans Hall dates from 1620 and has a mature 3 acre garden which comprises of formal lawns, herbaceous an shrub borders, mature woodland and 8 acres of open paddock land. The garden contains extensive hedges of yew, beech, holly and box.

The gardener will have a hands-on role in the daily care of the garden and this offers an opportunity to continue the improvement and development of the garden. He/She will be someone who is passionate and takes pride in their work and will maintain and present the garden to a high standard.  The gardener will need to be self-motivated, organised, able to plan and prioritise their workload. The individual will work closely with the owners, and should be able to work in a small team as well as alone, and manage external contractors if engaged from time to time.

Responsible for:

  • Maintenance of the gardens
  • Weeding, deadheading, trimming, and provision of cut flowers for the house
  • Care and management of herbaceous plants, shrubs, lawns hedges and trees
  • Develop new projects when required
  • Maintaining the woodland garden
  • Routine garden machinery maintenance
  • Budget responsibility and keeping accurate paperwork
  • Clear understanding of and working within Health and Safety regulations

Applicants must have:

  • Time served experience
  • Spray certificates (PA1 and PA6)
  • Excellent plant knowledge coupled together with technical skills, experience of thinning/renovating mature shrubs and pest and disease knowledge
  • Full driving licence is essential

Package:

Salary up to £38,000 (dependant on skills and experience)
20 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
Summer & Winter hours arrangement

This 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.

Tagged as: full time, Live Out, Sole Gardener

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Sole Gardener

  • Full Time PRIVATE AD
  • Up to £38,000 DOE
  • Cheshire
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Sole Gardener Vacancy

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic, creative and committed sole gardener with great plant knowledge to maintain, improve and further enhance a historic country house garden situated in Prestbury, near Macclesfield, Cheshire.

Normans Hall dates from 1620 and has a mature 3 acre garden which comprises of formal lawns, herbaceous an shrub borders, mature woodland and 8 acres of open paddock land. The garden contains extensive hedges of yew, beech, holly and box.

The gardener will have a hands-on role in the daily care of the garden and this offers an opportunity to continue the improvement and development of the garden. He/She will be someone who is passionate and takes pride in their work and will maintain and present the garden to a high standard.  The gardener will need to be self-motivated, organised, able to plan and prioritise their workload. The individual will work closely with the owners, and should be able to work in a small team as well as alone, and manage external contractors if engaged from time to time.

Responsible for:

  • Maintenance of the gardens
  • Weeding, deadheading, trimming, and provision of cut flowers for the house
  • Care and management of herbaceous plants, shrubs, lawns hedges and trees
  • Develop new projects when required
  • Maintaining the woodland garden
  • Routine garden machinery maintenance
  • Budget responsibility and keeping accurate paperwork
  • Clear understanding of and working within Health and Safety regulations

Applicants must have:

  • Time served experience
  • Spray certificates (PA1 and PA6)
  • Excellent plant knowledge coupled together with technical skills, experience of thinning/renovating mature shrubs and pest and disease knowledge
  • Full driving licence is essential

Package:

Salary up to £38,000 (dependant on skills and experience)
20 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
Summer & Winter hours arrangement

This 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.

Tagged as: full time, Live Out, Sole Gardener

You must sign in to apply for this position.


You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.

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