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Job Vacancy – Head Gardener

Head Gardener

Location: Pershore, Worcestershire 

Employment type: Full time, permanent

Salary: £21000 – £25000 pa depending on experience 

The Role:

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Gardener to join the team at a historic walled kitchen garden. The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role and the ability to supervise a small team. 

Duties:

  • Ensuring the grounds and gardens are well-maintained throughout the seasons 
  • Greenhouse work
  • Propagation
  • Fruit tree pruning 
  • Managing a small team of employees and volunteers

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience of mixed gardening – herbaceous and fruit & vegetables
  • A proven ability to supervise a small team 
  • Good communication skills
  • Hands-on and practical, with the initiative to suggest and implement new, improved processes 
  • An ability to operate garden tools and equipment 
  • Awareness of Health and Safety
  • Any relevant vocational horticultural qualifications would be an advantage, but are not essential
  • Due to the rural location on the outskirts of Pershore, own transport is required
  • The hours of work are 8:00-16:30 Monday to Friday and some weekend work may be required

If you’re looking for a permanent position and able to take ownership of this Head Gardener role, please send your CV to apply.

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