Senior Gardener 44316

Location : London
Salary : 30-35k DOE
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 44316

Our client is an exciting and expanding garden and landscape design company, who teach and train their staff in the never ending quest for horticultural knowledge. They believe that gardens come from the plants and not from concrete.

A small but well established company of over 25 years, based in central London, nurturing beautiful gardens of private individuals. Servicing high end residential and some country estates.

In addition to your horticultural job, your role will include fulfilling paperwork, ensuring staff adhere to the highest of standards; organising your teams movements; arranging deliveries and estimating (after 6 months of employment) and liaising with clients.

Applicants should have:

Excellent horticultural knowledge, from plant identification to pest identification and from pruning techniques to plant care. I.e. to recognize the difference between a Borage and Foxglove seedling, between a woolly aphid and a vine weevil, an espalier and a fan-trained Apple

Exceptional attention to detail, be creative and have the highest standards of horticultural practice and tidiness

Be able to lead a team and motivate staff.

Be punctual, tidy in appearance and have good common sense.

Be able to communicate clearly with clients, staff and be able to keep records (fluent in written English)

A full clean UK driving license and be happy to work out of London with occasional nights away.

Package £30-35k per annum starting salary (subject to plant knowledge) with pay rise after 12 months.

Working hours 7am/8am to 4.30pm/5.30pm Monday to Friday 
20 days holiday. 6 month probation period.

References will be required


They offer:

Use of a company van, uniform plus mobile phone allowance.

Annual bonus subject to company financial performance

Excellent training

Solid long-term prospect

Please quote 44316 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)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)