Assistant Gardener Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Gardener
  • Contact: Lesley Jones
  • Contact Phone: +441315565139
  • Start Date: February 2024
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Job Ref: 113683
  • Contact Email:

Assistant Gardener Job, North Northumberland

Greycoat Lumleys are looking for an Assistant Gardener for their client's Private Estate in the North Northumberland.

A fantastic opportunity for a hands-on Gardener, the position is offered on a full-time basis to care for this estate in Northumberland consisting of formal gardens, walled gardens, productive greenhouse with kitchen garden, fruit trees, and various developing areas such as ponds and woodland walks.

The ideal candidate will be creative and have the opportunity to explore new ideas within the gardens and grounds.  They will have a true passion for plants and gardening, and a vision for enhancing the estate. The ideal candidate will need to be hard-working, honest, and reliable. The ability to think for oneself as well as work with a small gardening team. They must have excellent communication with their line manager.

The ideal candidate will need to be skilful and experienced, with great plant knowledge.

Duties Include:

  • Team Player working within a small team of garden and estate maintenance staff

  • Develop, enhance and landscape the gardens and grounds with the ability to plan and design planting areas

  • Produce seasonal bedding displays from propagation to planting

  • Maintain and develop herbaceous borders and shrubberies

  • Develop and enhance the green houses and flower gardens

  • Ensure the gardens and grounds are kept tidy

  • Ability to operate all garden machinery typically associated with garden care

Start:  February 2024

Salary:  Commensurate with experience 

Job Number: 113683

Full time hours