Live in Gardener/Caretaker

Location : SW London
Salary : upto 26K
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 41743

A wedding venue situated in a National Trust parkland in south London is looking for a Live-In Gardener/caretaker. The site comprises of 5 acres with both formal and informal gardens including a lake and large courtyard.

 The successful candidate will be expected to live on site in the caretaker??s studio apartment and be the first response for all emergencies and be fully responsible for the maintenance of the gardens and grounds. 



·         Experienced in gardening and grounds maintenance

·        Lawn maintenance

·        Ground preparation

·        Seasonal planting

·        Planters and tub planting and maintenance

·        Grounds clearance

·        Carry out minor maintenance works as required

·        Supervise external contractors

·        Be the primary onside contact outside of working hours

·        Ensure building



Person specification

·        Good communication skills

·        Reliable and trustworthy

·        Driver

·        Current DBS or willing to have one conducted


This is a live in position and comes with an onsite studio flat. Main utility bills will be covered.

Due to the caretaking side on the days when weddings and events are being celebrated you will need to be available to lock up the venue in the evenings





Please quote 41743 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

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