Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Bath

Gardener/Estates Person - Chippenham

Location
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Gardener/Estates Person - Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Chippenham

The Estates department at Lucknam Park are recruiting for a full time Gardener to join their team.  A passion for horticulture and drive to achieve results are essential for this role. 

Requirements:

  • Experience of working as a Gardener would be an advantage but not essential
  • An understanding and passion for horticulture
  • A horticulture qualification may be an advantage but not essential
  • Qualifications in spraying and chainsaw would be advantageous
  • To be physically fit and enjoy working outdoors in all weathers
  • Communicate clearly in fluent English
  • A caring and patient manner
  • Self motivated, initiative and a positive attitude towards work

This is a full time position working 40 hours/week – Monday to Friday.  The hourly rate of pay will be minimum wage according to age (up to £7.83/hour) plus company benefits.

Due to the beautiful location of the property it can be difficult to reach by public transport, therefore access to your own transport is advisable.

THE BENEFITS OF WORKING AT LUCKNAM PARK HOTEL & SPA
Free meals whilst on duty
Free parking
Uniform
Discounts on facilities and products including cookery school, equestrian centre, spa treatments and products and dining throughout the property
Preferential room rates for you and your family at Lucknam Park and other Relais and Chateaux and Pride of Britain hotels
Complimentary room nights for length of service
Long service awards
Full training, development and promotional possibilities
28 days holiday increasing with length of service

Lucknam Park is unspoilt, country house living at its very best and one of England's finest 5 star luxury Country House Hotels. We offer fine dining in The Park restaurant or a more relaxed meal in The Brasserie. We have extensive leisure facilities in our Spa and Equestrian Centre plus 500 acres of stunning parkland. Lucknam Park is a proud member of Relais & Châteaux and has been awarded a Michelin Star, AA 5 Red Stars and Visit Britain Gold Award.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS
We would love to hear from applicants who fulfil the above criteria and have a real passion to work within the estates department.   If you feel that this is the role for you please apply by forwarding a copy of your current CV.

In line with the requirements of UK immigration legislation all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documentary evidence of eligibility to work will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. If you do not already have the right to live and work in the UK please do not apply as we cannot help with obtaining the relevant visa.

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