Horticulturalist | Plant Nursery | West Sussex

England, West Sussex
£23000 - £26000 per annum
Closing date
16 Mar 2021
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Job Details

We are excited to be working with a unique and successful plant nursery who are looking for a Horticulturalist to join their team.

About our Client

Our client is a successful plant nursery growing on nearly 5 acres in West Sussex. They grow a variety of different plants including Hardy Exotic, Architectural, Bamboo and Herbaceous. Their plants are propagated at the nursery or imported and then grown on in the UK. They are now looking for an experienced Horticulturalist to join the growing operation.

About the Role

The role will be hands-on and focus on growing high-quality plants. You will be monitoring for pest and diseases, irrigating, and maintaining glasshouse environments. You will be confident in crop husbandry and be passionate about growing high-quality plants. Customer service will also be part of the role, you will be assisting customers with sales queries over the phone or when visiting the nursery.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have a couple of years' experience working within a commercial nursery environment, although we are open on what crop you have grown in the past. You must have an interest in horticulture and interested in growing hardy exotic plants. A qualification in horticulture is ideal. You must be confident working as part of a team. For the right candidate, there is an opportunity to progress within the business, so being able to listen and develop is essential.

How to Apply

Sound like this is the role for you? Apply below! Alternatively, contact Sarah at sarah@morepeople.co.uk or 01780 480530.


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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