Gardener (full time and fixed term)

Employer
The Hurlingham Club
Location
SW6 3PR, London
Salary
Circa £26k + benefits
Closing date
4 Jul 2021
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Job Details

The Club

Bordering the Thames in Fulham and set in 42 acres of magnificent grounds, The Hurlingham Club is a green oasis of tradition and international renown. Recognised throughout the world as one of Britain’s greatest private members’ clubs.

The Department

The Grounds Team are part of the Estates Department and are made up of 26 professional and highly motivated individuals who pride themselves on the maintenance and upkeep of the prestigious grounds. The grounds of the Club include ten croquet lawns, thirty grass tennis courts, a cricket ground, a nine-hole golf course, two bowling greens and over a hectare of trees, flowers, shrubs and ornamental lawns. It is through the efforts of the Grounds team that the Club’s members are rewarded year on year with award winning sports surfaces and stunning season changing flowerbeds.

The Role

As a Gardener you will work a 39-hour week (plus regular weekend overtime – one in three weekends). You will work closely with the Head Gardener, Senior Gardener and rest of the team. Typical duties will include:

  • Carrying out a variety of horticultural duties.
  • Bed preparation.
  • Seeding, planting and weeding.
  • Pruning across all garden areas of the Club grounds.

We are currently recruiting for both a full time Gardener and an additional Gardener to join the team on a fixed term basis.

The Candidate

Candidates will embody our Club values; excellence, prudence, integrity, courtesy. Candidates will be passionate and qualified horticulturalists (RHS Level 2, PA1 and PA6 Spraying Qualifications), able to demonstrate previous experience within a similar environment. Candidates will have a hands-on approach, the ability to work under pressure and be friendly, polite and diplomatic.

Benefits

Our benefits include 23 days holidays (rising to 28 days after 5 years’ continuous service) plus Bank Holidays, uniform, life assurance, Group Income Protection, hot meals on duty, onsite parking, an annual bonus scheme and an annual performance pay review, along other benefits.

The Hurlingham Club is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.

Please note that, due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us within four weeks then unfortunately you were not successful in your application on this occasion.

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