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About us:

Templeton House, one of London’s finest private residences is set in 3 acres of grounds, situated in South West London just moments from Richmond Park.

Requirement for:

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced Gardener to join our team. The successful applicant will report to the Head Gardener and will play a key role in contributing to the presentation and development of one of London's finest gardens, which is maintained to the highest aesthetic and horticultural standards.

Responsibilities:

Candidates must possess good plant identification skills, a thorough knowledge of horticultural practices and a passion to achieve the highest standards. We are looking for someone who is flexible, responsible and proactive, with integrity and discretion. The successful candidate will have a meticulous attention to detail and an ability to effectively plan and manage their time.

Experience of working in a large garden of a similar nature would be advantageous... Duties will include planting, pruning, weeding, lawn maintenance, hedge trimming, leaf collecting, mulching and also occasional upkeep of pathways and hard landscaping.

Ideally you will hold an academic horticultural qualification, such as NVQ or RHS at Level 2 or above. PA1/PA6 spraying certificates and other qualifications such as CS30/CS31 would be desirable, though not essential. Experience of using and making minor repairs to irrigation systems would also be beneficial, as would experience of maintaining water features, or the ability to carry out machinery maintenance.

Benefits:

The working week is 40 hours, with occasional weekend work. Salary and benefits are subject to experience. A full clean driving licence would also be desirable and all applicants must live within a commutable distance.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £24,000.00-£35,000.00 per year

Benefits:
• Company events
• Company pension
• Life insurance
• On-site parking
• Sick pay

Schedule:
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday

Licence/Certification:
• Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 13/05/2024
England UK

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