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Senior Gardener

Much Birch, Herefordshire
£26,000 per annum
Closing date
4 Aug 2024

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Senior Gardener
Much Birch, Herefordshire

The Organisation

Our client is a charity dedicated to helping people in horticulture. Together with their network of partners, they provide free support, information, advice, financial assistance and services for horticulturalists and their loved ones experiencing illness, disability, bereavement, family breakdown and financial difficulties.

Our client has a real focus on improving the health and wellbeing outcomes of people working in horticulture and have an ambitious preventative strategy to create better futures for people working in horticulture.

Our client is currently seeking a Senior Gardener to join their team on a permanent, full-time basis, working 37.5 hours per week, including some weekends.

The Benefits

- Salary of £26,000 per annum
- 25 days’ holiday, plus Bank Holidays
- Pension
- DIS benefit (3x salary)
- Sickness pay
- Comprehensive benefits package
- Well-established family friendly policies, including the ability to have extra unpaid leave
- Time off for dependants

This is an incredible opportunity for a high quality professional gardener with experience of staff management and visitor attractions to join our client’s brilliant organisation and help bring their vision of their gardens to life.

You’ll have the chance to work in a scenic and inspiring environment whilst playing a vital role in the development and preservation of a renowned and historically significant garden.

What’s more, you’ll be contributing to our client’s mission of supporting people in horticulture as your work in maintaining their gardens helps generate funds and awareness for this vital cause.

So, if you want to be part of a legacy, contributing to the enhancement of one of the UK’s most celebrated private gardens, apply today!

The Role

As our client’s Senior Gardener, you will support the maintenance and management of their gardens, cementing its status as a must-visit garden.

Working with the Garden Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the garden and supervision of staff, volunteers and contractors to ensure that appropriate horticultural and service standards are maintained.

You will also ensure that the visitor facilities are maintained to a high standard and that any defects are dealt with in a timely and effective manner.

About You

To be considered as the Senior Gardener, you will need:

- Experience working within a garden of quality to a high standard
- Experience of staff management within a horticultural, conservation or visitor attraction setting
- Experience of visitor attractions
- Experience of health and safety in a garden environment
- Experience working with and leading volunteers
- A RHS level 3 qualification or equivalent experience
- A full, valid driving licence

The closing date for this role is 18th August 2024.

Other organisations may call this role Gardener, Head Gardener, Lead Gardener, Senior Groundskeeper, Senior Grounds Person, Senior Horticultural Technician, Senior Horticulture Operative, or Horticulturalist.

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So, if you’re ready to embark on a fulfilling career that combines your passion for horticulture with meaningful impact as a Senior Gardener, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


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