ASSISTANT GARDENER REQUIRED - START DATE MAY /JUNE 2018

  • Company: Purbrook Heath House
  • Location: North of Portsmouth
  • Salary: dependent on experience
  • Contact Email: Anthony@heatonholdings.com

Description

We are looking for a recently qualified individual to join our small friendly team, on a 30 acre private estate North of Portsmouth.


The gardens consist of a mixture of interesting formal and informal features including :- rose beds; a walled orchard containing espalier trained fruit trees; herbaceous borders; vegetable garden; formal lawns; meadowland and managed woodlands.


The successful candidate will be motivated; enthusiastic; and keen to learn from the head and other gardeners.

The job role will be varied and include general estate work, together with mowing; hedge cutting; weeding; pruning; and involvement in new projects.


The position is ideal for someone looking to develop their newly acquired skills and contribute to upkeep of a magnificent country garden. Previous gardening experience would be an advantage.


A relevant horticulture qualification at level 2 or higher is essential. Any additional qualifications, such as spraying or chainsaw certificates would be welcomed. lf necessary, further training courses will be provided as part of ongoing development.


The vacancy is a "live out" position, so the candidate must have their own means of transport.
Salary will be dependent on experience and subject to an annual review.


Applications and enquiries should be made to:
Anthony Knox,
Head Gardener,
Purbrook Heath House,
Purbrook Heath Road,
Waterlooville,
PO7 5RY.

07887 502335. 

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