Sole Gardener Job

Location UK, South East England, West Sussex
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £25,000. GPA
Job Number  101345
Created 05 July 2022

Live In Sole Gardener/Security Job in West Sussex 

 

An excellent opportunity for a Sole Gardener to work for a lovely client, situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty in West Sussex. The client is looking for a candidate with a good all round knowledge of maintaining and renovating gardens. The 3 acres of garden are made up of herbaceous borders, lawns, hedges, topiary and apple orchard. The gardens have been well looked after and require a keen and enthusiastic gardener to maintain them to a high standard, the clients enjoy spending time in the garden and take a keen interest and enjoy discussing ideas with the Gardener.

 As the role is Live In they would also like a candidate who is happy to help out with light Handyman duties on occasions around the house and gardens. The ideal candidate for the role will have 5 years previous experience working with plants, a clean drivers licence, own car , chain saw certification , knowledge of  pruning, propagation, weeding and some repairs to machinery. 

Duties include:

  • To maintain gardens and grounds to a high standard
  • Lawn care
  • Propagate plants for border planting and pot displays
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties and small odd jobs as specified by the Principals
  • Security
  • Occasional driving
  • Occasional dog walking

As the role is a Live In position you will be required to look after the security of the house when the clients are away - they have a Couple who lives in.

The clients are looking for a Gardener who is flexible and has a can do attitude who enjoys living in the countryside, you should hold a clean driving licence.

Accommodation: A separate 2 bedroom cottage with a garden

Start Date: ASAP

Working Week: Monday to Friday 

Salary: From £25K GPA

Vacancy Number: 101345

Responsible Consultant - Aaron Lebon - aaron@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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