Gardener – Live Out – EC7597

From English Country Gardeners

A motivated and driven gardener is sought after to manage and maintain the gardens of a newly purchased property in New Forest, Hampshire.

The property, currently undergoing refurbishment, is set in 25 acres of land with the vast majority being fields and meadows. The garden landscaping is due to be completed at the beginning of 2020 and the client is looking for a gardener to come onboard this year to work alongside the landscapers in developing the garden and then to maintain and manage the garden thereafter. The garden itself will be laid out as park land with a small area of formal gardens, laurel hedges and expansive lawns. There are established plants and shrubs that will be retained such as azaleas, rhododendrons and magnolia trees.

The ideal candidate will be organised, have a good eye for detail and complete the work to a high standard. Applicants must have good horticultural knowledge, ideally have completed a horticultural training/qualification and have demonstratable experience of garden maintenance. A full clean driving licence is essential and grounds maintenance related training certificates such as PA1 & PA6 and chainsaw would be advantageous. This position requires someone to take ownership of the garden and therefore be hands on, physically fit and proactive in their approach.

In addition, the successful applicant will have a good understanding of the use and maintenance of garden machinery and tractors as well as have good craft skills to undertaker minor repairs to fencing etc. The working week will be 45 hours per week, but exact hours will be flexible (around 8am – 4pm Monday to Friday). The position includes 4 weeks paid holiday to be taken at a convenient time for the garden.  

SALARY:        Circa £25,000  
LOCATION: New Forest, Hampshire
JOB No:          EC7597

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