Gardener

  • Job Reference: MD204a
  • Date Posted: 16 July 2018
  • Recruiter: HomeOrganisers Ltd
  • Location: Cobham, Surrey
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Sector: Domestic
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Excellent position for an experienced Gardener who requires a lovely full-time role

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Job Description for Gardener in Cobham, Surrey

Position: Permanent

Job Reference: MD204

Job Title: Gardener

Location: Cobham, Surrey

Pets: Three Dogs

Salary: £28,000 gross per annum

Start Date: ASAP

Hours Required: Monday to Friday - 8am - 5pm, Saturday - Mornings. Flexibility needed if there is a particular job that needs to be done or if preparing for a social event planned at the house.

Driver: Yes, a driver is required and a car can be provided for use on duty

Summary:

A Family based in Cobham are looking for a personable, motivated Gardener who has formal knowledge of what is required to maintain the garden at its best.

Duties will include:

  • Mow the lawns
  • Keep all borders tidy
  • Prune plants and shrubs when necessary
  • Keep the patio areas and garden furniture tidy
  • Maintain the pond (there are no fish)

The garden is made up of three parts. Front paddock - mainly laid to grass. Main walled garden - grass, shrubs, trees and rear paddock -less formal and mainly laid to grass. About 4 acres in total.

You must have great attention to detail, as the family like the walled garden to be kept very tidy and the plants manicured. A very good knowledge of plants and pruning is essential as is enthusiasm and reliability. You must be a non-smoker and be very flexible as the family will require flexibility in terms of duties e.g. may be required to drive to local garden centre or cash and carry to collect orders.

HomeOrganisers Ltd acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent Gardener position. Along with your CV, you must also have an up to date DBS or be willing to obtain, along with a minimum of 2 last / current employer professional referees that are immediately contactable.

Please quote job reference number MD204