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Daily Gardener Job

Location UK, South East England, Oxfordshire
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £23K-£26K Gross Per annum
Job Number  92101
Created 08 April 2021

Daily Under Gardener Job - Henley on Thames 

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an under gardener to join a new and welcoming team. The estate comprises of formal herbaceous borders, shrub beds, water features, extensive lawns, edibles garden, a glasshouse and two large polytunnels. Recently taken on as a family weekend home; the ethos centres around wildlife and ecologically friendly practices. The successful candidate will work under direction of the head gardener but will have the opportunity to ‘take ownership’ of certain areas.

Ideally you will possess a minimum RHS Level 2, or equivalent, qualification or have have a worked in a similar role. This role will be ideal for someone who is keen to further their horticultural development.

Key responsibilities

  • Undertake tasks including but not limited to propagation, weeding, irrigation, pruning, hedge cutting, strimming, mowing, seasonal lawn care, training, planting, staking, composting, pest and disease management
  • Maintain and develop the gardens to an exceptionally high standard
  • Use of a wide range of tools and machinery
  • Occasional work around the wider estate i.e. fencing
  • Occasional weekend watering during peak season
  • Work in a manner that ensures the safety of self and others at all times
  • Liaise with the owners, head gardener and wider estate staff to ensure the effective day-to-day running of the estate

Key attributes

  • Professional, can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated and driven with ability to work well both alone and within a team
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Willing to work outside in all weathers
  • Able to deliver on physically demanding tasks

This is a great opportunity to join an estate that has lots of exciting projects planned. 

Live Out Role

Start Date - ASAP 

Working Week - Monday to Friday

Salary - £23K-£26K gross - depending on experience

It's essential you drive and have your own car

Responsible Consultant - Hannah Mckeown 

Job ID - 92101

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