SENIOR GARDENER on 20 acre private estate designed by Tom Stuart Smith

Mereworth (rural location but close to M20 junction 3 & 4)
£19,000 - £21,000 per annum depending on experience & horticulture qualifications
14 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking an experienced & professionally qualified gardener to assist with the upkeep of a large garden designed & planted by Tom Stuart Smith in 2010.  The successful candidate with hold at least RHS level 2 (or equivalent), have good plant knowledge & practical horticulture skills. Spraying certificates & a chain saw ticket are an advantage but not essential.

The grounds include hedges & topiary, a glasshouse, extensive herbaceous planting, fruit, vegetable & cut flower beds, orchard, wild flower borders, meadow, formal lawns, parkland & shelterbelt.

The candidate must be familiar with the use & care of a variety of garden machinery.

The Senior Gardener would work as part of a team reporting to the Head Gardener.  It is a physically demanding role & requires someone who is happy to be working outside in all weathers.

Personal transport & a full driving licence are required for this position due to its rural location. Salary is dependent on experience & qualification but is in the range £19,000 - £21,000 plus benefits.

Please apply by email to enclosing your CV.

Applications close 6th October 2017.