Location: Witley Court , Worcester Rd, Worcester WR6 6JT
Salary: From £21,701 depending on skills and experience / 36 hours per week
Job type: Permanent
Closing date: 25 October 2019
Would you like to use your passion and creativity to nurture one of the country's most prestigious gardens and inspire visitors from across the world? Then join us as Senior Gardener at Witley Court.
Witley Court is an outstanding properties within the English Heritage portfolio and attracts around 80,000 visitors each year. It is a major garden site forming part of the West Territory. The gardens of Witley Court are fine examples of a William Nestfield landscape of the nineteenth century and have been subject to a major restoration and replanting. There is more work to do, and working with English Heritage and designers on those projects is a key part of this exciting role.
Against this backdrop we are seeking someone to take on the role of Senior Gardener responsible for the Gardens. Reporting to the Head Gardener and Site Manager, the Senior Gardener is responsible for upkeep and development of Garden areas both formal and informal, the supervision of staff and volunteers, of maintenance of equipment, health and safety and risk assessment.
You'll find it's a workplace like no other - taking you behind the scenes of these extraordinary sites and supporting you to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference.
By joining us, you'll enjoy the rewards of a great team environment in inspiring locations, helping to make our site a wonderful place to visit. You'll also be joining our charity, which through our 400+ historic monuments, buildings and sites, brings the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year. We offer a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, 25 days leave a year and free entry to all English Heritage properties for you, another adult and up to 6 children (under the age of 19).