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  • Gardening & Maintenance

    Desired Location: Cheshire
    Live In or Live Out: Live out
    Salary Expectation: £30,000+
    Available from: 1 months notice
    Candidate ID: 106691

    He comes from a facilities and maintenance background but last year he moved over to work on a private estate in Cheshire looking after all of the property and estate maintenance. He has enjoyed this role but is looking for something where is he part of a smaller team or works on his own. He is very happy to be hands on and will look after all general property maintenance, looking after cars, dealing with contractors generally keeping the inside and the outside of a property well maintained at all times.

    Call +44 (0) 1298 600 414 Email Laura Harrall


    Desired Location: Southern Home Counties   
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation: £25k +
    Candidate ID:106752
    Availability: As soon as possible 

    We have a fantastic outdoors man, he has been working part time for a private client taking care of a 7 acre property on a sole charge basis. He has great time management and can meet deadlines and complete tasks to a high standard in the time allocated. He has a passion for gardening and can turn his hand to any maintenance / DIY required. He has experience with kitchen gardens, meadow and lawn care and knowledge of formal and informal flower beds and garden structures. He is experienced and confident with all garden machinery. He can drive and is happy with additional tasks and has a helpful attitude 
     
    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster 


    Desired Location: South of England
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation £26K + Gross
    Available from: asap
    Candidate ID 106421

    An excellent Gardener who has experience as a Head Gardener and as a Sole Gardener on private estates. She has great horticulture knowledge and has in all of her jobs re-stored parts of the clients gardens that had been neglected for different reasons. some of her most recent re-storing projects has included organic kitchen gardens, herbaceous borders and re-designing some formal gardens.  She is very hands on and is very open to working on her own as a Sole gardener and maintaining a garden or working as part of a larger team on an estate.
    She is very organised, tidy and plans ahead for the short and long term.  She does have an elderly dog who lives with her

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Hannah Mckeown 


    Desired Location: Manchester / Cheshire
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out Part-time
    Salary Expectation: £25.00 per hour
    Available from: asap
    Candidate ID: 106198

    He is an experienced Gardener who is currently looking for an additional 3 days per week Gardening. He has a long-term client near Congleton who he works for 2 days per week (client of Greycoat who recommended him to register with us) and he is ideally looking for another garden / gardens where he can remain long-term and see the development of his work. He originally completed his Degree is Garden Art & Design but felt he needed horticultural knowledge as well so went onto study at Reaseheath and then Harlow Carr. He then worked at Quarry Bank Mill for 6 years and left there in 2019 to start his own gardening business. He is hands on and can do all garden design, general maintenance gardening and also has experience with Orchard Fruit & Wall–Trained (cultivation, harvesting, pruning), Kitchen Garden (Soft Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs, cultivation, crop–rotation and harvesting), Roses (cultivation and pruning), Ponds and Aquatics, Herbaceous Borders (weeding, propagation, mulching, feeding, staking, dead heading, cutting back and edit for display), Shrub Borders (Pruning, Shaping and Rejuvenating), Topiary (Detailed Hedge Trimming and Shaping), Full Lawn Maintenance (edging, cutting, feeding, scarifying and aerating), Alpines (Alpine Houses, rockeries and screes), Glass Houses (Propagation, Tomatoes, Temperate and Tropical), Seasonal Planting (Bedding, Dahlias, Cannas, Salvias), Soil Improvement, Composting and Control of Garden Pests and Diseases. Full licensed for Chemical Spraying

    Call +44 (0) 1298 600 414 Email Laura Harrall


     

    Desired Location: Happy to relocate 
    Live In or Live Out: Live in
    Salary Expectation £28k GPA
    Candidate ID:69983
    Availability: As soon as possible 

    A fantastic all-rounder who is looking for his next role. He is an experienced handyman / houseman. He has great experience also working in the role of chef and gardener, using fresh produce. He is happy to take care of the security of the property and accommodate any additional driving duties. He is a man of all trades and is looking for a long-term commitment. He likes to keep busy, happy to help where needed. He has no pets or dependents. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster


    Desired Location: Hertfordshire area
    Live In or Live Out: Live out
    Salary Expectation £30k GPA
    Candidate ID:74229
    Availability: As soon as possible 

    A fantastic live out Head Gardener is looking for his next long term role within a private household. He has 14 years’ experience working within a  the a private setting. He is experienced with formal and informal gardening to include but not limited to, roses, herbaceous boarders, orchards and lawns. He is also experienced and knowledgeable with tennis court and swimming pool maintenance along with other additional duties to include animal care, security and car/machinery maintenance. He is a warm and personable candidate looking for either a sole gardening position or within a team. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster


    Desired Location: South of England 
    Live In or Live Out: Live In, with partner and dog 
    Salary Expectation £25k -£30k 
    Candidate ID: 94968
    Availability: As soon as possible 

    I have a fantastic sole gardener looking for a hands on gardening position in a rural location. He has been working in private households for a number of years. He is experienced with all forms of formal and informal gardens and has experience and knowledge with flowers, plants and garden machinery. He has previous experience working on a shooting estate, taking care of swimming pool, tennis courts and vermin control.  He is a really warm and passionate gardener. He comes with a lovely wife and one dog. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster



    Desired location
    : Derbyshire / Cheshire
    Live in or live out: Live Out
    Availability: ASAP
    Salary expectations: £neg dep on the role
    Candidate number: 32005

    Highly experienced Gardener based on the Derbyshire / Cheshire borders looking for a new full-time role. Previously working at Head Gardener level on a much larger estate he has experience with general maintenance gardening, horticulture, walled gardens, ponds, hedging, woodland, lawns, general property maintenance and security. Highly recommended candidate.

    Call 01298 600 414 Email Laura Harrall



    Desired Location: Surrey or Central London
    Live in or Live out: Live Out
    Salary Expectation £35K+ 
    Candidate ID: 77050
    Availability: ASAP 

    An excellent Handyman with a very warm and friendly personality. He has been working for a Principal in Central London for over 5 years, looking after a large portfolio of properties including the Principal's office. With a background in construction, he can undertake a wide range maintenance duties, including basic plumbing and electrics.  He looks after an UHNW property which is designed to a high specification. Areas he looks after include a large indoor swimming pool, spa areas and the cinema room. He also maintains the plant room, boilers, and all the household systems (including Creston system). He is organised, efficient and manages all contractors and suppliers coming to the house. He also oversees the annual servicing of all systems. A great flexible candidate who is also happy to drive for a family and look after a fleet of cars. He is available on a couple of weeks notice 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Hannah Mckeown 



    Desired Location: Scotland   
    Live In or Live Out: Live in 
    Salary Expectation: £20,000 
    Available from: 3 Months’ Notice   
    Candidate ID: 121068

    This candidate is amazing. She has been working in The Royal Household for the last 4 years and has gained vast amounts of knowledge. This candidate is looking to move to take charge of her own garden and work with a new team. She would be an asset for any estate or household looking to add a fabulous candidate to their team. 

    Call +44 (0) 131 556 5139 Email Lesley Jones



    Desired Location
    : Scotland / North Yorkshire / Northumberland / Lakes / Borders
    Live In or Live Out:  Live In
    Salary Expectation:£25,000+
    Available from: One Months Notice
    Candidate ID:  89970

    Excellent all-rounder looking for a new Gardener / Handyman / Driver role in Scotland and the North of England. He is currently running an 11 acre estate in Gloucestershire, but a combination of the role changing and his desire to be located further north means that he will be looking for a new role to start in July, or sooner if the right job became available. He is hands on, flexible and able to do general maintenance, gardening, driving, pet care, property maintenance, and security. He is described as a genuine chap and easy to work with. Excellent experience and references.

    Call  +44 (0)131 556 5139 or Email Lesley Jones


    Desired Location:  Scotland             
    Live In or Live Out:  Live In
    Salary Expectation:  £23,000
    Availability: 1 Month's Notice
    Candidate ID:90791

    This candidate has been an experienced staff member of a Private Estate for 10 years. He is looking for a new role in Scotland. He has experience of gardening, logging, driving, managing the household, contractors and events, painting and decorating. He is married and his wife will be looking for work separately in the area. They have dogs and 1 cat.

    Call +44 (0)131 556 5139 or Email Lesley Jones 



    Desired Location:     Home Counties
    Live In or Live Out: Live In  
    Salary Expectation:  £30k+
    Availability:               1 Month Notice  
    Candidate ID:           117774

    An excellent Head Gardener with a very strong background in private estates. Since 2015, he has been Head Gardener for a high net worth client with properties in Surrey, Buckinghamshire, and London. He is based on the estate in Surrey, with 43 acres of both formal and informal gardens including woodland, water features, formal lawns, orchards, walled gardens, swimming pools, and herbaceous borders. Prior to this role, he worked as a Gardener on a very large prestigious property in Surrey. He has a chainsaw licence, spraying certificate, and Level 3 Diploma in Horticulture. 

    Call +44 (0) 207 2339950 or Email Nicola Forster



    Desired Location:     West London & Surrey  
    Live in or Live out:    Live Out
    Available from:          1 month notice
    Salary Expectations: £25K+ GPA
    Candidate ID:           113609

    This candidate has been working for a HNW client in Surrey since 2015. His role here is varied and hands on, and he works alongside an Estate Manager and Chauffeur. Unfortunately, his employers will soon be leaving this property and he is therefore seeking a new long term position within private households. He offers the following skills: Grounds & Garden Maintenance, Vehicle Maintenance (including Bentley, Rolls Royce), DIY and basic repairs, Carpentry, Swimming Pool Maintenance, Tennis Court Maintenance, Overseeing Contractors, and Household Security. He is a very strong candidate; young, but very ambitious and hard working. He has a great attitude and positive approach, and would make an excellent addition to any team. 

    Call +44 (0) 20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster



    Desired Location:     Ideally Surrey / Hampshire 
    Live in or Live out:    Live In 
    Available from:          1 month notice
    Salary Expectations: £28K+ GPA
    Candidate ID:           111661

    A lovely, hands on candidate who has been working on a self-employed basis since June 2018. Prior to this, he worked on private estates for 3 years. He has a background in construction and vehicle maintenance, and has a wide range of skills to offer, including Estate Maintenance, Basic Gardening, Overseeing Contractors, Vehicle Maintenance, and working with animals. He is friendly, hard working, and very easy to get along with. He would fit in well with any team, and has a great sense of humour. 

    Call +44 (0) 20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster


    Desired Location London & Home Counties
    Live In or Live Out  Both 
    Salary £25k+
    Availability  2 month notice period (negotiable)
    Candidate ID   48665

    A highly experienced candidate who has been working on a private estate in Kent since 2010. His role here is quite hands on and varied, and he has a wide range of skills to offer. He is currently based in Kent, and is ideally looking to stay in that area, but happy to move for the right position. He offers the following skills: Gardening and Garden Maintenance, Grounds and Property Maintenance, DIY & Basic Repairs, Driving Duties, Household Security, Vehicle Maintenance, Woodland Management, looking after animals, Use and Maintenance of Machinery, and Liaising with Contractors. He is a very likeable candidate. He has a very strong CV, and interviews very well. A true all rounder, I have no doubt that he would make an excellent addition to any household. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster

    Desired Location: Within an hours travel of Ayr
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out / Live In
    Salary Expectation: £22,000 - £25,000 GPA
    Availability: Immediately
    Candidate ID: 23702

    This candidate really can do it all. He is experienced in gardening, maintenance, security and cooking. He is an extremely personable and presentable professional who is able to work on his own initiative, be flexible and is committed to his employers and to his work. He is discreet with a warm smile.

    Call +44 (0)131 556 5139 or Email Lesley Jones



    Desired Location: South Of England
    Live In or Live Out: Both 
    Salary Expectations: £85K+ GPA
    Available from: 3 months
    Candidate ID: 109682

    A top Estate Director with an excellent skill set. Since 2014, he has been the Operations Director of a private, 25 acre school in London. His role here is varied and hands on, and he has gained invaluable experience managing budgets, staff, developments, and grounds. Prior to this, he spent 12 years in Ireland managing a large estate. During his time there, he ran the estate on both a private and commercial level. He is keen to get back into private estates. His skills include Estate Director / Estate Management, Shooting Estate experience, Staff Management, Budget Management, Overseeing Contractors and Project Management. This candidate is an extremely well presented and well-mannered gentleman. He is a true professional and would make an excellent addition to any estate. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster

    Desired Location: Scotland
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation: £25K  GPA
    Available from: 1 months’ notice
    Candidate ID: 32101

    A very likeable and professional Head Gardener with 6 years’ experience of working in Scottish gardens as a Head Gardener. Has experience of managing staff and all aspects of running an estate garden. One property is a wedding venue, therefore the gardens had to be immaculate and consistently well maintained to the highest standard.

    Call +44 (0)131 556 5139 or Email Lesley Jones