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Live In Senior Gardener

The Bishop’s Palace
The Bishops Palace, Wells Somerset. BA5 2PD
£19,000 - £22,000 Per Year
Closing date
11 Feb 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Gardener at The Bishops Palace in Wells. It is an opportunity to live and work within 14 acres of stunning RHS Partner Gardens. The successful applicant will live within the medieval palace in a three-bedroom apartment with stunning views over the gardens and the beautiful medieval city of Wells.

This role will suit someone who is dynamic, flexible, and physically fit, someone who regularly takes the initiative and cares deeply about the quality of their work and responsibilities. They will display a very high standard of gardening expected of an RHS partner garden.

The Senior Gardener will be responsible in the Head Gardeners absence for three members of staff and more than 30 volunteers including the community garden. They will also help deliver the new 5 year ‘gardening in the community strategy’.  In addition to the day-to-day gardening developments and tasks they will oversee some out of hours site security with the gatehouse resident. They will also have the unique responsibility for managing the well pools and moat sluice gates.

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