Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Bath

Senior Gardener - Chippenham

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

Senior Gardener - Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Chippenham

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

As Senior Gardener you will be second in command to the Estates Manager and will work with the team to ensure that the highest standards are consistently met in the estates department.

Experience and skills required for the role of Senior Gardener:

  • Experience of working at an Assistant/Senior level role in a comparable property/estate
  • A comprehensive understanding of horticulture and practices
  • A horticulture qualification may be an advantage but not essential if experience and knowledge can be demonstrated and proven
  • Qualifications in spraying and chainsaw would be advantageous
  • The ability to train and motivate team members
  • To be physically fit
  • Communicate clearly in fluent English, both written and verbal
  • A caring and patient manner

This is a full time position working 40 hours/week, the hours are generally Monday to Friday but on occasions some flexibility may be required to meet business needs.  The salary for this position is £21,000/annum.

Due to the beautiful location of the property it can be difficult to reach by public transport, please ensure you are able to travel to the property on a daily basis and fulfil the required shifts prior to applying.

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
  • Holiday allowance increases 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 ‘Restaurant Hywel Jones’ 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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