Handyperson Gardener Job

Location West Midlands, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  56746
Created 18 February 2020

Handyperson / Gardener job Shropshire

(56746) A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced candidate to take on a role working as part of the wider estate team on an estate in rural Shropshire. This is a highly sought after role for an old client of Greycoat Lumleys.


An adaptable and willing candidate is needed who is happy to undertake a wide range of duties and work on their own and as part of a team.


The candidate must have strong handyperson skills – basic plumbing, woodwork, painting etc and also good driving skills. You also need to be a dog lover and must be happy to look after the owners dogs while they are away (shared duty with the resident Housekeeper).


You will also have responsibility for the security of the property.


Duties will include:

Hands on general property maintenance – DIY, woodwork etc

Assisting the Housekeepers with any heavy cleaning jobs / areas which are out of reach

Window cleaning

Chandelier maintenance

Floor cleaning

Monitoring and maintenance of the boiler room

Swimming pool maintenance

General outside property maintenance including clearing drains and gutters

Car cleaning

Dog walking and dog sitting

Property security

Driving – picking up family members and guest from the station / local driving

Helping on shoot days during the winter season.

During the spring and summer a large part of your role will be to work with the Gardening team with general maintenance gardening – no horticultural experience required but enthusiasm is essential.


The client is looking for someone to start in April 2020


This is a full-time role, normally Monday to Friday but with flexibility needed on evenings and weekends


This is a live in role – lovely 3 bed courtyard House offered (families welcome) – rent free and council tax paid – candidate to pay own other bills.


£neg dep on experience


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

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