Live In Sole Gardener Job in Oxfordshire
An experienced, hard-working Gardener is required for a beautiful family estate near Henley on Thames. The estate comprises of a 3 acre walled Garden, Greenhouses, and 230 acres of parkland. The house and gardens are open to the public 5 days a week from April until September.
This is a family run business, and it’s very much an ‘all hands on deck’ environment. You will be joining a welcoming, friendly team.
Responsibilities to include;
Upkeep, Maintenance, and Development of Formal Lawns, Gardens, Plants, and Woodland
Fruit and Vegetable Production
Greenhouse work and Propagation
Use and Maintenance of Machinery
Woodland and Parkland Management
Providing Cut flowers for the household
The family are very passionate Gardeners themselves, so this is an exciting opportunity to work with employers who are invested and enthusiastic about the Gardens and Grounds.
The ideal candidate will be proactive, creative, and have the ability to take initiative. You will have excellent attention to detail.
There is seasonal help on the estate, and 3 volunteers. There is also a park keeper employed. You will be reporting to the Estate Manager.
Full, Clean Driving Licence is essential.
Working Week; 5 Days / Week
40 Hours / Week
Accommodation; 3 Bedroom Gate Lodge with private garden
Family / Pets welcome
Council Tax / Water included
Salary; £25k approx.
Start Date; ASAP
Job ID; 49178
Consultant to contact; Laura Reeves