Head Gardener Job Nr Boroughbridge North Yorkshire – start May onwards - £25,000 gpa+
(40807) Head Gardener required for family estate near Boroughbridge North Yorkshire. They are looking for an experienced Head Gardener to work with a very friendly family to help establish a newly landscaped garden in a historic setting. The ideal applicant will be an experienced horticulturalist with excellent plant knowledge and good technical skills. A love of trees and shrubs would also be welcome as the garden has a freshly installed but mature garden with a great many valuable mature plants to nurture and maintain, along with many smaller shrubs and herbaceous perennials. It is a modern garden in a traditional setting.
A programme of garden establishment is being undertaken in conjunction with a landscape designer and the applicant must be happy to work with the designers as well as being able to run and maintain the garden. The role will also include responsibilities for some wider estate maintenance along with a small glass house and kitchen garden.
The client has a very keen eye for detail and is looking for someone who is a self manager who will keep the garden in an immaculate condition year round.
Additional help will be available for general maintenance gardening but this is a hands on role.
This is a permanent role working 40 hours per week including breaks with some work out of hours being occasionally required. The successful candidate will ideally be qualified to RHS level 3 or equivalent and be able to demonstrate significate practical experience working in horticulture and either be in a managerial role or be ready to take that next step.
PA1/PA2 preferable, driver essential
Please note that this is a live out role and accommodation is not provided.
This role was advertised in 2016 but the search was put on hold over the winter and the client is now actively interviewing after Easter.
£25,000+ gpa dep on experience
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