Gardener

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
from £25,004 to £27,278 per annum, dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.
Posted
03 Sep 2018
Closes
16 Sep 2018
Function
Gardening Jobs

Gardener

Estates & Facilities Management

Starting Salary Range:  from £25,004 to £27,278 per annum, dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

39 hours per week: Mon to Thurs 08.00 to 16.30 - Fri 08.00 to 15.30

Ref: RC18/100/EST

We are looking for a qualified individual to work as part of our team maintaining the University’s 4½ hectares of grounds including amenity landscape features, ornamental turf, greenhouse and some indoor plant displays. The successful candidate will be assisting in the upkeep and maintenance of the University’s grounds encompassing both hard and soft landscape works to a high standard, which is in keeping with its prestigious location within a Royal Park.

Candidates will have practical experience in Gardening/ Horticulture with an ability to work with the minimum of supervision and will have good plant & horticultural knowledge. The successful candidate will have a driving license and ability to use a wide range of horticultural machinery.

The successful Gardener will undertake both planned and reactive maintenance tasks relating to the grounds ensuring that they are completed to the appropriate standards and in a timely fashion. The grounds are an important asset to the University and are a key enhancement to the student, staff and visitor experience.

About us

Regent’s University London is London’s only independent, not-for-profit university, with a highly cosmopolitan community based in royal Regent’s Park and Marylebone. We have just under 4,000 students on campus, representing some 140 different nationalities.

Regent’s offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Business & Management; Fashion & Design; Film, Media & Performance; Liberal Arts & Humanities; Politics & International Relations, and Psychotherapy & Psychology.

We are a small, friendly and supportive University offering great benefits for our staff including:

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and additional discretionary closure days over the Christmas period
  • Beautiful campus based in the heart of Regent's Park, a short walk from Baker Street or Great Portland Street stations
  • Excellent private pension scheme with options of a 7 - 10% employer contribution
  • Season ticket loans for travel
  • Free language classes (free places are subject to availability)
  • Health care benefits via Westfield Health

How to apply

Please visit our website www.regents.ac.uk/jobs.aspx to view further details and to apply online. Within your application, please provide a statement stating why you are suitable for the role, making reference to your skills and experience against the Person Specification. 

Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then unfortunately your application has not been successful.

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 16 September 2018
Selection Date(s): week commencing on 24 September 2018

Regent’s University London are an Equal Opportunities employer.

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