Part Time Gardener

Posted 1 April by Horticruitment UK Ltd

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for an energetic and knowledgeable sole gardener to join an incredible private estate, on a part-time (3 days/week) basis near Watlington, Oxfordshire. This vacancy is open to self-employed Skilled Gardeners/Horticulturists in the locality. An hourly rate will be paid in line with the successful candidate’s experience.

The wider estate and grounds cover about 135 acres of land comprising mature parkland, woodland includes a mix of formal and informal tree planting, pasture and formal gardens including a large walled garden, kitchen garden, mixed borders, extensive lawns and a lake. The principal is a garden designer and there is opportunity for the part time gardener to be involved in further development of the gardens.

The ideal candidate will hold an academic horticultural qualification at RHS Level 2 or above with experience on large and diverse private estate gardens. Applicants must be confident with their plant identification skills and be self-motivated, enjoy working to a high standard and have a keen eye for detail. Physical fitness and energy are essential as this is a hands-on role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate senior gardener looking to take ownership of the gardens in a rewarding role.

HOURLY RATE: £20 - 25 per hour

LOCATION: Near Watlington, Oxfordshire

JOB No: EC27264

If this Part-Time Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin,

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Part-Time Gardener vacancy. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Part-Time Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

Required skills

  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Application questions

Are you an experienced gardener?
Do you hold a driving licence?

Reference: 42384355

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