Gardener job

Location Coventry, West Midlands, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  50130
Created 11 December 2018

Part-time Head Gardener Job nr Coventry West Midlands

(50130) Our client is looking for an experience Gardener with strong horticultural experience to look after a large garden on a country estate near Coventry. You will be working as part of the wider estate team so you need to be happy to be in this working environment and be happy to muck in as and when required. The estate has extensive park land and a more formal terrace garden around the main house. This role will start on a part-time basis cover 3 days per week with the possibility of these hours increasing as time progresses.

 

You will need to be:

 

  • Hands on gardener with experience with fruit, vegetables and orchards as well as more general gardening

  • Horticultural experience with good plant knowledge

  • Happy to undertake general maintenance gardening

  • Work with the owners (who will be hands on) with the regeneration of the garden to implement new plans for an extensive walled garden – experience with walled gardens is essential

  • Being able to advise the owner on how to bring their plans for the walled garden and areas surrounding the main house to reality

  • Possibly come from a gardening business background although this is not essential as there are plans for the walled garden to be part of a more commercial aspect of the estate in the future with it supplying food and beverage outlets on the estate.

 

Live out role

 

Monday to Friday 3 days per week

 

Start asap

 

£25,000+ gpa pro-rata for the 3 days

 

Contact Laura Harrall North of England office 01298 600 414 laura@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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