Assistant Head Gardener at Cadogan
ASSISTANT HEAD GARDENER AT CADOGAN ESTATES
Cadogan who have owned and managed the 93-acre Cadogan Estate in Chelsea for over 300 years, so the successful candidate can be sure of a stable job in this long established organisation. We are seeking a highly skilled person to support our Head of Gardens. Help to improve the established garden squares nestled within the heart of Chelsea supporting a dynamic and innovative team.
The successful candidate will need to display ‘hands-on’ ability combined with horticultural excellence, backed by RHS Level 3 or equivalent and a Minimum 5 years’ practical gardening experience. Be part of leading and inspiring a team of five dedicated gardeners you will help to plan, co-ordinate and supervise maintenance works and projects involved in maintaining several very high-profile Award Winning ‘London Squares’.
Reporting directly to the Head of Gardens, you will be expected to maintain good relationships between the owners, staff and residents, acting as an empowered assistant in all matters concerning the welfare of the staff and well-being of the gardens.
An attractive salary of £30,000 is offered for a 37.5 hour week, Monday- Friday as standard with occasional weekend work for very occasional events. 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays, together with free on-site parking, a generous pension and private health care. Training is also offered and supported for the right candidate.
Please see 'Supporting Documents' for more information on this role.
This prestigious position is bound to attract a lot of enquiries, and all applications, including current C.V. and covering letter must be made in the first instance to;
Peter Oates, Head of Gardens
Cadogan Estates, 10, Duke of York Square, SW3 4LY
by clicking on the 'Apply' button at the top/bottom of this advert.
CLOSING DATE - NOON ON NOVEMBER 30th 2019 – if you do not have the right to work in the UK, please do not apply.
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