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Live In Gardener/Caretaker Job

Location UK, South West England, Trowbridge
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £25K Gross per annum
Job Number  95871
Created 20 September 2021

Live In Gardener/Caretaker - Wiltshire

A returning client of Greycoat Lumleys are looking for a candidate that could either be a Single role or for a Couple to look after the Principals part-time residence which they use 6 months of the year. They generally are in the UK for no longer than 3 months at one time.

The house has 5 bedrooms and is situated in 4 acres of garden and has a cutting and vegetable garden that you will be required to plant and maintain along with garden maintenance duties. They have 2 cats who the clients adore so you must be cat lovers and look after them when the Principals are not in residence.

The role is mainly gardening however you will be required to deal with contractors, run errands and drive on occasions for airport runs etc, do general handyman duties and security of the house.

They are looking for a candidate who must be extremely trustworthy and self motivated and be a good communicator. 

(They will consider a Couple - if this was the case the partner would be required to be part-time in the house 3 days or if wanting full-time do an extra 2 days in the garden)


Security of property,

All outside maintenance and gardening, self initiative of garden projects, of planting and planning of cutting and veg garden.

Care of two cats 

Minor household projects and maintenance.

Arrange and schedule needed trades people.

Accommodation - A large one bedroom flat with lounge, bathroom, open plan kitchen/dining with additional space for seating or office - outdoor patio space - The property is attached to the main house but has a separate entrance. 1 Pet maybe considered if they get on with the cats

Start Date - October-November 2021

Salary - £25K gross per annum for a single candidate 

Working Week - Monday to Friday - 8hrs per day 

Responsible Consultant  Hannah Mckeown

Job ID - 95871

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