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Head Gardener

Telford, Shropshire
Competitive to match your experience
Closing date
30 Aug 2021
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Who are we looking for?

This is a great opportunity for a Head Gardener to be involved in the maintenance of Telford Town Park which has held a green flag for the last 5 years and is one of the Top 10 parks in the UK. You will be responsible for the high quality delivery of the grounds maintenance and services as outlined in the output specifications, ensuring that the high standards of horticulture specifications are delivered.

Who are we?

idverde is Europe’s leading provider of grounds maintenance services and landscape creation projects, with an annual turnover of €700m and over 7,000 colleagues operating throughout the UK, France, the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany. We offer a holistic range of services to support the creation, maintenance and management of landscapes throughout the UK, working with both public and private sector clients to deliver bespoke solutions for each project’s unique challenges.

As the UK’s top grounds maintenance and landscaping provider, idverde UK offers a broad range of services. From professional open space management to landscape design and build, grounds maintenance, tree surgery, civil engineering, outdoor facilities management, biodiversity management, waterways management and much more.

Are you who we are looking for

• You will hold a professional qualification in horticulture, and possess a passion and enthusiasm for all thing horticultural
• Full, clean driving licence
• Extensive and applicable knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
• You will have demonstrable experience of leading a team of gardeners
• You will have an ability to motivate and lead staff
• You will be highly organised and efficient
• Ability to work collaboratively and build strong working relationships with clients and colleagues

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary to match your experience
  • 25 Days holiday plus statutory days
  • Pension scheme
  • A range of flexible benefits, including Cycle to Work, retail discounts etc.
  • Plus much more


Our people ethos is based on well-managed, highly trained, and motivated people. We recognise and accept individual differences and value the diversity that this brings to our workforce. We are constantly looking for people who can deliver and who really care about what they do. 

We are well known for our commitment to developing our colleagues and we know the importance of building high-quality teams.   

The retention of good calibre people is key to the success of our business.  We provide employees with a career and not just a job. When we recruit people, we look not only for capability but attitude. We place great importance on our employees having a natural affinity to care about our environment, our customers, and the positive impact we make on people and places. 

Our in-house performance academy offers our employees the best possible training and personal development to help them succeed with their chosen career path. We offer a range of courses from our E-learning platform through to Horticulture apprenticeships, we’re proud to support our colleagues every step of the way.  

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