Gardener or Couple

From English Country Gardeners

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Gardener with experience in garden maintenance to a high horticultural standard.

The beautiful all-seasons garden comprises of herbaceous and mixed borders with a vast array of ornamental species, including a vegetable garden, blue garden and a red garden, rose garden, lawn, arboretum with specimen oaks, and a woodland area.

Applicants for the gardener role will have experience and preferably hold horticultural qualification. Experience will include pruning, planting, propagating, growing as well as general garden maintenance including mowing, weeding, strimming and hedge cutting. In addition, the gardener will have good practical skills, be hands on, backed up with plant knowledge.

This is a live in or live out position. The accommodation provided is a lovely newly refurbished 2-bed accommodation and would be available free of all expenses for the right candidate. Animal lovers, but regrettably no pets of their own.

For the couple’s role, the partner would be employed as a second gardener or as a housekeeper. Duties under the responsibility of the housekeeper will consist of the upkeep of the main house by way of cleaning and maintaining to a very high standard, some laundry, shopping, some cooking desirable. At least one of the applicants must be a driver.

For the Gardener, working hours are anticipated to be Monday to Fridays 8am -5pm. The Housekeeper will be expected to work some weekends with time off during the week instead.

The owners are keen to promote a friendly and rewarding working environment, so it is important that you have a positive attitude, with good communication skills and are able to get on well with all other staff members. 

SALARY: £35,000 each – depending on experience
LOCATION: Surrey
JOB No: EC51815

If this Gardener or Couple vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Gardener or Couple vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Gardener or Couple vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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