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Greycoat Lumleys
Alnwick, Northumberland
£25,000 gpa
Closing date
2 Feb 2021
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Greycoat Lumley's client are seeking an enthusiastic Gardener who can work both independently and as part of a team.  This role will suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where they can personally grow and develop, they must be able to take instruction and have a good temperament.  The Principals have invested in the garden of their private residence and are looking for a Gardener to work alongside a part time Consultant giving direction in the development of the gardens.  

The gardens consist of - woodland garden (15 acres), formal garden, walled garden, pond garden, kitchen garden, - large polytunnel and several vegetable cages, lawn - 20 acres in total

A strong horticultural knowledge and passion is essential for this role.  If applicants were capable in machine maintenance it would be an advantage.

There are other members of staff who work on the estate and 1 who works in the gardens as a groundsman.

Accommodation:    2 bedroom gate lodge, recently entirely renovated. Partners welcome however the property is only sizeable for a family with one child - Pets welcome within reason

Salary:                        £25,000 gpa

Days:                           5 per week

Job Number:                   91026




Start:                                ASAP



At Greycoat Lumleys, we register qualified and/or experienced staff that have worked in private gardens and estates or who have strongly related gardening experience in other environments. We are always keen to register staff with specific skills such as organic gardening, arboriculture, botanic collection, historic garden restoration, arboriculture, design and landscaping.


Our Gardening Consultants work closely with our clients and they have established close links with Kew, RHS Wisley, Chelsea Physic Garden and The Professional Gardeners Guild.

Estate Managers | Head Gardeners | Sole Gardeners | Assistant and Under Gardeners | Estate Workers Gamekeepers | Handymen/Drivers | Maintenance | Couples (generally Gardener & Housekeeper)

All roles are registered on a live in or live out basis. Increasingly, we are getting Live out jobs registered, where clients are not offering accommodation as part of the package, so if candidates are seeking live out work in their local areas, we may be able to help.


Are a Gardener looking for your next position?


Greycoat Lumleys Private Households & Estates is here to help.

Our friendly, experienced consultants
• have long established careers in recruitment
• are approachable and well qualified to understand your needs
• will offer advice and assistance throughout the recruitment process and continued support after a placement is made.


We register Gardeners who are

• experienced and/or qualified
• committed to their careers
• passionate about their chosen profession
• discreet and appreciate the employer’s need for privacy
• proactive
• looking for long term commitments


 We have scrupulous vetting procedures and all our Gardeners are
• personally interviewed
• reference checked
• qualifications verified


Please note, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to those who fully meet the requirements of the vacancy for which they apply. Visit our website for more details or email us for more information.


Find Us
020 7233 9950
Elysium Gate
Units 5
United Kingdom
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