Grounds Maintenance Operative

Grounds Maintenance Operative required

Job Ref ADV466

Wealdens are a regional grounds maintenance contactor. We have been successful in winning a five year GM contract in north and south London with a well-known housing association. We now require staff to resource the contract and we are offering excellent pay rates and benefits.

Duties to include Lawn Mowing, Pruning, Hedge trimming, strimming, leaf clearance, litter picking, sweeping, herbicide application.

GM Operative driver with PA1 PA6 - £12.50 per hour.

GM Operative non-driver with PA1 and PA6 - £12.00 per hour.

GM Operative non-driver, non-sprayer - £11.30 per hour.

7 hour day.

£300 starting bonus.

20 days holiday plus bank holidays plus extra day for your birthday, all paid.

Overtime Saturdays - time and a half.

Sundays and Bank Holidays - double time.

Permanent positions available.

Seasonal positions available.

www.wealdens.co.uk

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Nursery Manager

Nursery Manager required.

Job Ref: ADV465

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Garden Centre retailer to take management responsibility for the outdoor plant area and shops at our historic and much-loved independent garden centre, Clifton Nurseries in Little Venice, London W9.

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, experienced and inspiring retail leader with an eye for detail and a proven track record for delivering positive results, and championing market leading customer experience standards.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Thrive from working in a dynamic boutique garden retail business
  • Flourish from being able to use your excellent leadership and sales skills, making good use of your previous retail experience
  • Cultivate a positive and enthusiastic environment
  • Delight in offering market leading customer service
  • Demonstrate your passion for plants; preferably with a recognised horticultural qualification or experience
  • Help shape the outdoor plant and shop assortments working alongside our Commercial and Buying Manager
  • Grow further your proven experience of inspiring, leading, organising and supporting the Nursery’s overall performance 

Reporting to the Commercial and Buying Manager you will be able to demonstrate commercial flair and confidence and you will have a good understanding of the outdoor plant market, garden sundries and current trends.  You will be accomplished at working with Buying, Operations and Finance functions and you will have a good track record for developing and motivating both the team and individuals.

The remuneration package £35K to £40K depending on experience, will include everything necessary to attract the ideal candidate including an attractive base salary, bonus potential and pension contributions.

To apply for this position at Clifton Nurseries London, please email a covering letter and up-to-date CV to jobs@clifton.co.uk specifying Nursery Manager, Clifton London as the role you are interested in. 

Clifton Nurseries is an equal opportunities employer.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Nursery Manager

REPORTING TO: Commercial and Buying Manager – Clifton Nurseries

PRIME JOB PURPOSE: Inspires, leads, organises, and supports Clifton Nurseries London, ensuring the consistent delivery of key results through behaviours which demonstrate Clifton Nurseries values and principles. Acts as a role model, is responsible for the ongoing development of the nursery team and talent pipeline.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Sales:
  • To ensure the nursery team are focused on and hungry for sales growth and are aware of the budgets and the bestselling stocks
  • To drive and deliver inspiring, commercial, current and easy to shop merchandise layouts and displays in a timely and organised manner.
  • To advocate and deliver customer service excellence across the team and be recognised as a ‘world class customer service’ retail operation.
  • To lead the retail small plant ups operation for the Nursery and to grow sales in this area of the Garden centre and our Landscape and Maintenance departments
  • To ensure that the ‘look’ and feel of Clifton Nurseries London, from the opening statement at the nursery entrance through to the pay points, is always of the highest order.
  • To work closely with the Commercial and Buying Manager to ensure that the nursery is stocked to the correct level with well maintained premium quality plants and products.
  • To ensure that there is a good knowledge of what’s happening in the horticultural and retail market place and how Clifton Nurseries are performing, so that the proposition remains up to date, competitive and differentiated within the market
  • To ensure that both Retail and Trade enquiries and orders are efficiently and accurately processed and fulfilled, and that any customer issues or complaints are promptly, courteously, and effectively resolved.
  • MEASURE: TO DELIVER AND EXCEED AGREED SALES BUDGETS FOR RETAIL, PLANT UP PROJECTS, INTERNAL AND TRADE CUSTOMERS
Staff:
  • To support and lead a strong, professional and competent team, providing inspiration and individual development.
  • To ensure effective planning and implementation of tasks within the nursery to deliver the trading targets and objectives set.
  • To ensure that new team members are inducted into the business, risk assessments are completed and up to date. Support individual team members training needs and development to maximise their engagement and potential within the business.
  • Ensure that the nursery team regularly attend communication meetings and one to one development meetings to continuously develop their knowledge, skills and contribution as a team and individuals.
  • Ensure that an annual appraisal is carried out with each member of the nursery team and that progress against personal development objectives is monitored and supported throughout the year
  • Ensure that communication channels between Clifton’s Leadership team, selling, buying, administration, finance and landscaping teams are clear and effective.
  • Work with the Buying and Commercial Manager, alongside the Assistant Nursery Manager to ensure the retail team are aware of and knowledgeable of the features and benefits of products sold and that regular training sessions are held.
  • Ensure nursery payroll costs are within budget.
  • Support recruitment of the nursery team according to the needs of the business, placing positive can do attitude high on the wish list.
  • MEASURE: GOOD RETENTION OF BEST STAFF, EASE OF RECRUTING THE RIGHT CALIBRE OF STAFF, LOWER SICK ABSENCE FIGURES AND A STAFF TURNOVER BELOW 10%
Stock:
  • Ensure that stock is always presented and displayed in a way which inspires, surprises and delights the customer.
  • Work closely with the Commercial and Buying Manager and Assistant Nursery Manager to ensure that good stock control and stock availability disciplines are developed and implemented to support the accuracy of the systems information and sales reports to optimise sales potential and to minimise wastage and stock loss.
  • To be comfortable with and use on a weekly basis the EPOS reported sales data to grow sales and help minimise stock levels
  • Work with the Commercial and Buying Manager to ensure that all stock is properly and promptly checked in, ticketed and put out/away, so that sales are optimised, and EPOS reporting is accurate.
  • Assist in the management and maintenance of all retail spaces and stock rooms to ensure a consistently clean, safe and tidy shopping and working environment.
  • MEASURE: TOP 20 BEST SELLERS FOR EACH CATEGORY ALWAYS AVAILABLE, AND LAST YEARS SALES CONSITENTLY BEATEN, PLANT WASTAGE TO BE LESS THAN 5%
Other:
  • Ensure full nursery team compliance to health and safety procedures at all times in accordance with Clifton’s Health and Safety policy statement.
  • Work with the Nursery team to ensure premium care and condition of all retail stock including plants, shrubs and trees.
  • Liaise with the on-site catering team to help exceed Clifton’s customer expectations and to flag any issues or concerns.
  • Ensure that the nursery team support any events taking place within the nursery and its catering operation with appropriately high standards of presentation and staffing.
Knowledge and Business Critical Behaviours:
  • Inspiring and clear leadership pulling upon past experience of leading/managing a team
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety in a retail environment
  • Understanding seasonal trends of the garden centre
  • Understanding the needs of the business
  • Having a good understanding of our premium customer profile and competitors
  • Ability to organise the introduction of new products
  • The ability to work supportively with the team motivating, coaching and developing individuals formally and informally
  • Good general horticultural knowledge
  • Full driving licence
  • Well organised and able to handle pressure
  • Administration – must be computer literate and have good working knowledge of Excel
  • Results driven
  • Honesty and integrity

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Assistant Gardener

Assistant Gardener in South West London SW18 (Full-time or Part-time)

Job Ref: ADV463

Stallion Gardens was set up in 2010 by Matthew Stallion.

Having studied Commercial Horticulture (everything about growing) at Writtle Agricultural College, then later Garden Design at Capel Manor College and more recently at The English Gardening School at The Chelsea Physic Garden - Garden Design Diploma. 

With a great passion for soft landscaping we have built a strong client base in Wandsworth and surrounding areas.

This is an excellent opportunity for a person who has recently left college and/or wants a start in horticulture. All ages considered. Full-time or Part-time.

Some previous experience in Gardening and the Horticultural Industry would be beneficial but not essential.

Would suit a physically fit person.

You would be working with an experienced plantsman, soft landscaper and team.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Hedge Trimming.
  • Lawn Maintenance.
  • Garden clearance and seasonal work.
  • Planting.
  • Fence installation.
  • Specialised pruning, trimming and training of plants.
  • Proficiency in the safe operation of machinery subject to training. 

Other qualities required:

  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Happy to take direction and follow instruction.
  • Has a can-do attitude.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Willingness to increase in knowledge and skills in the industry.
  • Driver preferred but again not essential.

Further information please email Matthew.stallion1@gmail.com

Instagram @stalliongardens

Salary - In the region of  - £24,000 

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Gardener

Gardener required

Job Ref ADV460

Ibstock Place School is an independent co-educational day school for pupils aged 4 to 18.  The School has a strong family ethos and provides a rich variety of opportunity in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Our School is on the edge of Richmond Park in South West London.

We are looking to recruit a person who:

• Holds Level 2 certificate in practical horticulture

• Holds a full clean driving licence

• Holds a PA1 and PA6 spraying certificate

• Displays a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people

• Is able to plan time effectively and be well organised

• Is flexible and resilient and able to adapt quickly to new environments and challenges

• Has good inter-personal skills• Is reliable and trustworthy, and able to work effectively with limited supervision

• Promotes the ethos, vision and aims of the School

Responsibilities

• Assist in all general day to day dutiesincluding: prepping/planting/pruning beds, shrubs & trees, lawn mowing, strimming, hedge cutting, leaf blowing and collection, soft landscaping, weed control and litter removal, helping to maintain the general cleanliness and tidiness of the school grounds

• Safe use of horticultural tools/machinery, and their care, cleaning and storage after use• Assist with watering beds and pots

• Assist with the design and planting of display areas

• Spreading of grit salt during periods of ice and manual snow clearance from footpaths

• Work in all weathers in various locations around the campus alone and alongside the Head Gardener

• Basic plant knowledge

• Produce a high standard of work• Clear communication

• Maintaining health, safety and security in the workplace and complying with school procedures and guidelines, including manual handling

• Undertake any other duties reasonably required of the post

• Undertake such other duties and training requested by Facilities Manager

Extra hours, including weekends, may be worked by mutual agreement with the Facilities Manager. Weekend work is at an enhanced rate.

www.ibstockplaceschool.co.uk

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Garden Centre Manager

Garden Centre Manager required.

Job Ref: ADV456

Full-Time with some weekend shifts. Exact Hours to be discussed. Candidates will be required to work for 4 hours on a Saturday and a Sunday and will receive a day off in lieu (Monday or Tuesday).

Living Windows opened our garden centre at Hackney City Farm at the end of 2022. We’re a small tight team that split our time between our retail, design and gardening work. We’re now excited to be hiring a team member to be fully focused on the garden centre. This is an exciting opportunity to help grow a leafy venture in the heart of a high traffic community hub.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the garden centre, including managing staff, inventory, and customer service.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies to increase footfall and revenue, including promotions and events.
  • Manage and optimize the Shopify and iZettle systems, including product listings, pricing, and payment processing.
  • Ensure that all plants are healthy and properly cared for, including watering, pruning, and pest management.
  • Provide advice and guidance to customers on plant care and maintenance, including recommendations for appropriate soil, lighting, and watering.
  • Monitor inventory levels and order new products as needed, ensuring that the garden centre always has a variety of healthy and attractive plants and supplies.
  • Work with suppliers to negotiate pricing and delivery schedules and ensure that products are high-quality and delivered on time.
  • Maintain a clean and attractive store environment, ensuring that displays are attractive and products are properly labelled and priced.
  • Provide excellent customer service, including answering customer questions and addressing any concerns about plant care and maintenance.
  • Assist with plant displays and merchandising, ensuring that plants are properly labelled and priced.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with experience supervising staff and overseeing daily operations.
  • Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with customers and staff.
  • Knowledge of plant care and maintenance, with experience caring for a variety of indoor and outdoor plants.
  • Sales and marketing skills, with experience developing and implementing strategies to increase revenue and footfall.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
Required Personal Attributes:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Literacy and numeracy skills to the required level;
  • Possess a 'positive, can-do attitude’
  • Confidence in own ability to perform
  • Hard-working
  • Self-determination

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

If you would like more information on the Garden Centre Association please click here and the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) please click here

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Sole Gardener

Sole Gardener required

Job Ref: X999

Our client is an established, successful commercial grounds maintenance company that’s been running for almost 40 years; they are dedicated to providing an outstanding level of service from quotation to completion. Servicing both the public and private sectors in London and the surrounding home counties, they are able to undertake all aspects of grounds maintenance whilst observing horticultural best practices at all times. The very nature of their business requires a sound understanding of environmental issues and opportunities for reducing the impact of their operations; with this in mind the company has gained accreditation to the ISO 14004 Environmental standard with certification awarded in 2011.The company is also a member of BALI and has won a National Principle Award in Grounds Maintenance. Now a rare opportunity has arisen for an Experienced Gardener to help maintain their prestigious site in Putney on a full time, permanent basis.

Main Responsibilities

This is an exciting position and would suit an experienced gardener who has the ability to make a lasting impact for the gardens and their visitors. The site, which covers approximately 5-acres contains formal lawns, rose beds, mixed borders, a herb garden as well as a large lavender garden. The successful candidate will be playing an important part of the development of the gardens and ongoing maintenance of the site.

Main duties will include:

  • Maintaining the gardens to the highest standard of horticultural practice
  • Pest identification and formal lawn care and treatment
  • Implementing planting plans and re-working established borders
  • Plant and border maintenance, with experiences with a wide range of plants including roses
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a pro-active approach to work, being very self-motivated
  • Liaising with the client on site, making sure high standards are met and they are happy with the service provided
  • Working on a sole basis, however support from other locally based teams will be available where needed
  • Ensure tools, equipment, machinery, and vehicles are in good working order and routinely maintained
  • Manage, supervise, and assist with landscaping projects and the ongoing maintenance of the site
Key Skills:

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, well presented, organised and have a good eye for detail and able to carry out work with minimum supervision.

  • Applicants should have a demonstrable background in horticulture and have a minimum of three years’ experience.
  • Excellent plant knowledge with a horticultural qualification desirable but not essential
  • Great practical skills and a good level of competency in the operation and basic maintenance of lawn mowers and handheld machinery
  • PA1 and PA6 spraying certificates are desirable but not essential, as is a full clean driving licence

Uniform and PPE are provided, and ongoing training and development are strongly supported by the company.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 7am-4:30pm with some Saturday overtime available

Candidates are offered 28 days annual holiday including Bank Holidays

Please note all employees will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS application

If this Sole Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or sophie@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Sole Gardener 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 Sole Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Shrub & Plant Area Assistant

Shrub & Plant Area Assistant required

Job Ref ADV429

Wolden Garden Centre, is a family run garden centre approaching its 60th year. We are based in the centre of Crews Hill Enfield, with train and bus access. Woldens is looking for a person to join our team.

The successful candidate should have a broad knowledge of common shrubs and plants, their needs and requirements.

The Shrub & Plant Area Assistant role will entail the day to day care of stock plants, i.e watering, pruning and housekeeping of plant areas. taking deliveries of new stocks, pricing and displaying. Along with assisting customers with their questions and needs.

The candidate should be able to work as a team member, but also have the ability to work unsupervised.

Available for immediate start, Full time Sunday to Thursday 8.45am -5.15 pm

Monthly Pay Salary to be discussed

28 Days annual leave including bank holidays

Free onsite parking

Uniform provided

Staff discount

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Landscape Roof Gardener

Landscape roof gardener & instructor

School of Design

Greenwich Campus

£22,149 to £24,285 plus £5018 London weighting

Part Time Hours: 0.4 FTE

Permanent

Job Reference: 3557-E

The School of Design is located in an award-winning building within the Greenwich World Heritage Site. Our building is home to several design-focused disciplines, including landscape architecture and urban design, where undergraduate and post-graduate teaching occurs. Our remarkable building hosts 14 green roof gardens, approximately 0.5 ha in area, an extensive living wall, and two horticulture and aquaponic laboratories. We are looking for a gardener/instructor to help manage and maintain these features year-round. Apart from the garden planning, management and maintenance tasks, the role extends to assisting staff in teaching, especially about plants, planting design and horticulture, as a technical demonstrator.

The 0.4 FTE role is usually two days per week; however, we are looking for someone to be flexible and manage their time in response to seasonal tasks, requirements, teaching schedules and objectives. Therefore, discussing with the successful candidate, we will design a plan to meet these requirements. For example, an average of 3 hrs per week during term time will be devoted to instructing students in class and on the Stockwell Street roofs, either carrying out training in planting and horticultural techniques or experimental/research work.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has the extensive gardening experience, great plant, planting design and horticultural knowledge to help keep our green roofs in tip-top condition, maintain and enhance the ecosystem services that they provide, helping to manage these assets for the benefit of the staff and students. Additionally, assisting in teaching plants and horticulture will allow for better integration with the landscape staff and interaction with students, which is richly rewarding.

There is also the potential to participate in planting and nature-based research activities focusing on green roofs, living walls, urban agriculture etc. as an exemplar of what can be achieved with green infrastructure in response to climate change and the need for sustainable development as part of the University’s 2030 Strategy and the School of Design’s vision.

The successful candidate will have one regulated horticultural qualification equal to Ofqual Level 2 Certificate or above.

While the working hours for this role is flexible, some weekend work will be required to cover open day and events.

Closing Date: Tuesday 03 January 2023

Interview Date: To be confirmed

If you are interested in this vacancy then please click here to apply: https://jobs.gre.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=3557-E 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Professor Benzion Kotzen B.Kotzen@greenwich.ac.uk 

www.gre.ac.uk

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Gardener

Gardener required

Job Ref X080

Our client is an established, successful commercial grounds maintenance company that’s been running for almost 40 years; they are dedicated to providing an outstanding level of service from quotation to completion. Servicing both the public and private sectors in London and the surrounding home counties, they are able to undertake all aspects of grounds maintenance whilst observing horticultural best practices at all times. The very nature of their business requires a sound understanding of environmental issues and opportunities for reducing the impact of their operations; with this in mind the company has gained accreditation to the ISO 14004 Environmental standard with certification awarded in 2011.The company is also a member of BALI and has won a National Principle Award in Grounds Maintenance Now a rare opportunity has arisen for an Experienced Gardener to help maintain their prestigious site in Putney on a full time, permanent basis.

Main Responsibilities

This is an exciting position and would suit an experienced gardener who has the ability to make a lasting impact for the gardens and their visitors. The site, which covers approximately 5-acres contains formal lawns, rose beds, mixed borders, a herb garden as well as a large lavender garden. The successful candidate will be playing an important part of the development of the gardens and ongoing maintenance of the site.

Main duties will include:

  • Maintaining the gardens to the highest standard of horticultural practice
  • Pest identification and formal lawn care and treatment
  • Implementing planting plans and re-working established borders
  • Plant and border maintenance, with experiences with a wide range of plants including roses
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a pro-active approach to work, being very self-motivated
  • Liaising with the client on site, making sure high standards are met and they are happy with the service provided
  • Working on a sole basis, however support from other locally based teams will be available where needed
  • Ensure tools, equipment, machinery, and vehicles are in good working order and routinely maintained
  • Manage, supervise, and assist with landscaping projects and the ongoing maintenance of the site
Key Skills:

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, well presented, organised and have a good eye for detail and able to carry out work with minimum supervision.

  • Applicants should have a demonstrable background in horticulture and have a minimum of three years’ experience.
  • Excellent plant knowledge with a horticultural qualification desirable but not essential
  • Great practical skills and a good level of competency in the operation and basic maintenance of lawn mowers and handheld machinery
  • PA1 and PA6 spraying certificates are desirable but not essential, as is a full clean driving licence

Uniform and PPE are provided, and ongoing training and development are strongly supported by the company.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 7am-4:30pm with some Saturday overtime available

Candidates are offered 28 days annual holiday including Bank Holidays

Please note all employees will be required to undergo and Enhanced DBS application

If this Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or sophie@horticruitment.com.

To view more Gardening jobs click Gardening or to view Landscape jobs click Landscape.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Gardener 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 vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Manager required

Job Ref ADV426

We are a specialist landscaping company based in East London, providing creative and unusual soft landscaping for a range of businesses. We're looking for someone with a passion for plants that relishes a challenge and that will share our ambition to take the business to the next level. We offer a close-knit team, a creative working environment and good opportunities for development.

We’re looking for a maintenance manager to oversee our maintenance accounts and ensure we continue to provide an excellent service. Along with the standard maintenance duties you will be asked to…

  • Oversee the schedule, plan ahead and keep all members of the team up-to-date
  • Manage team members and have regular catch-ups to ensure everyone’s on track
  • Liaise with clients to make sure they’re happy with the service provided and deal with any ad hoc requests
  • Work with managers to develop our maintenance offer
You will have…
  • Good horticultural knowledge and ideally a qualification
    • Good knowledge of indoor plants as well as outdoor plants
  • 3 years practical experience minimum
  • Good communication skills (fluent in English)
  • Good work ethic - happy to work in all weather conditions and physically fit
  • Clean driving license for min 5 years and be comfortable driving in London

Please share your CV and a short covering letter with us and we'll get in touch with potential candidates to arrange an interview.

Salary:Up to £35,000 DOE

www.underleaf.uk

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