Lead Gardener

  • Company: The Gardening Gent
  • Closing Date: 15-03-2024
  • Location: Haywards Heath and surrounding areas
  • Salary: £12-£16 DOE
  • Hours: Fixed term
  • Contact Title: Founder / Director
  • Contact Name: James Field
  • Contact Email: James@TheGardeningGent.com
  • How to Apply: All detail can be found at: https://uk.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=69c2e02442734f30




In October 2020 James Field launched 'The Gardening Gent' - a residential gardening company based in Haywards Heath, West Sussex - on hand to help clients as often as they need it.


Since its beginnings, it has grown significantly and now services an impressive client roster throughout West and East Sussex.




We are a residential gardening company who are lucky to have clients, not simply one-off customers. Predominately working within significantly large and established gardens, we offer reliable and regular support to our clients with knowledge and standards of which we remain proud. Our expertise lie in the maintaining and development of medium to low level work within bedding, lawns and only internal hedging




Whether you're looking for 1 DAY to 5 DAYS, male or female, we are seeking a true gardener who knows their plants and how to maintain them. 95% of what we do is bed work.


Furthermore, we are looking for a profiles who are seeking further responsibilities and are comfortable with leading an Assistant Gardener and liaising with clients directly.


IMPORTANTLY you will be a driver with a clean driving licence, and it may be that, on occasion, you use your own transport to attend clients. Most clients are local to the Haywards Heath area. Additional remuneration would be provided.




We are flying the flag for traditional residential gardening. Founded upon the pillars of building long lasting relationships with all our clients, we are seeking to raise the standards and profile of gardening. It is our intention to maintain a garden throughout the seasons, and we would love you to play a significant part in this.


The opportunity within this role is genuine, and the plans in place will lead to greater responsibility as the business continues to grow.


Initially on a self-employed basis, this role hosts a genuine opportunity as the business progresses. Your rate of pay would depend on your experience.

Branded uniform provided.

Offering a supportive, collaborative and friendly working environment - come dig in!

Words from a previous Gardening Gent:


"I was really attracted by the ethos of The Gardening Gent, a business that is trustworthy and reliable. That is exactly what I have experienced. James has developed great relationships with his clients, and working with him to help develop the business further has been a real pleasure."


When filling in your application, please provide a short covering letter explaining why you would make a good candidate for this position. This is a small task, but highly valued as part of your application.