GARDENER | SUNNINGDALE, BERKSHIRE

£35,000 pa (DOE)

 

An experienced Gardener with an accredited horticultural qualification (Level 2 or above) is sought for a substantial estate looking to make significant changes to organic practices.  

This position would suit a proactive, committed, and hands-on gardener who has demonstrable experience of working within a private estate or prestigious public garden. Joining a well-established team of a garden supervisor and 3 gardeners.

The garden offers a mix of formal garden parterres around the house, flower beds, kitchen garden, lawns, wildflower meadows and woodlands.

A candidate who has a good understanding of organic, biodynamic, and sustainable practices is essential as they are looking to convert the entire estate to this and moving away from your traditional chemical heavy garden practices.

JOB REFERENCE

#8303

SALARY

£35,000 pa (DOE)

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Sunningdale, Berkshire

POSITION

Gardener

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Mansion, Professional / Philanthropist, Rural Location

PERKS

£35,000K pa  (DOE)

EXPERIENCE

1 - 4 years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Seasonal bulb and pot planting
  • Seed collection and propagation
  • Rose pruning/training
  • Vegetable planting and harvesting
  • Cut flower production
  • Maintaining herbaceous and mixed borders throughout the Estate
  • Potager maintenance
  • Pruning fruit trees
  • General garden maintenance/tidying
  • Weeding and mulching

Entry Requirements

  • Driver with valid licence 
  • 2-5 years’ experience
  • Comprehensive plant knowledge and proven practical skills
  • RHS Level 2 or above qualification

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