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Groundsperson - Kingston upon Thames

Employer
Beaverbrook
Location
Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London
Salary
£27000 per year
Closing date
23 Apr 2024
Groundsperson - Kingston upon Thames

Welcome Hut & Gardens

The Welcome Hut and Gardens team are Beaverbrooks first impression to the 400 acre estate. As soon as you arrive at the gates you will be welcomed by our team and directed to your location. The Gardening team are responsible for maintaining our gardens throughout the seasons and ensures the estate retains its natural beauty.

Title  Groundsperson

Location  Welcome Hut & Gardens

Department  Gardens

Closing  16/05/2024

Groundsperson 27,000 depending on qualifications and experience

An exciting vacancy has arisen for a driven and dynamic Groundsperson with garden maintenance experience, keen to continue to develop their gardening skills on a historic, 400 acre private estate in Surrey. The beautiful 25 acre garden is made up of herbaceous and mixed borders with a vast array of ornamental species including a Mediterranean garden and a prairie border, Italian garden, kitchen garden, lawns, wildflower meadows and woodland areas.

Applicants for this role will ideally have either experience working in a private estate garden or hold a horticultural qualification (NVQ or similar) or both. We also believe in providing professional development opportunities to employees in the early stages of their career who demonstrate the right attitude and commitment.

Candidates will have experience with general garden maintenance including mowing, weeding, strimming and hedge cutting. In addition, candidates will have good practical skills, be hands-on, and have with reasonable plant knowledge.

Beaverbrook promotes a friendly and rewarding working environment, so it is important that candidates have a positive attitude, with good communication skills and are able to get on well with all other staff members.

Shift Pattern

Working hours are Monday to Friday 7am - 3.30pm with some variation depending upon the season. Salary is based on experience.

Applicants will ideally have a full driving licence and own transport.

Benefits

In addition to a competitive reward, we are committed to investing heavily in your development and helping you grow a long-term career with Beaverbrook.

As a member of our team, you can expect to receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Discounts on retail, gym memberships, cinema tickets and many more with Hospitality Rewards App
  • Personal development support
  • Wide range of recognised qualifications and development opportunities
  • Discounted rates on Food & Beverage
  • Meals on duty for some positions
  • 28 days annual leave(including Bank Holidays), rising by 1 day each year for 5 years
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance 
  • Sick Pay
  • Long Service Awards
  • Earn up to £1000 for recommend a friend scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Uniforms
  • Free parking
  • And other local benefits

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