Gardener

Reference

161439

Job Type

Full Time

Industry

Education, Other, Property / Housing

Location

Cambridge

Our client, a Cambridge College, is looking to appoint a new Gardener to join their friendly Gardens team.

Gardener
Salary: £20,641 per annum (subject to a Cost of Living review in August 2022)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks); requests for part-time working will be considered
Contract Type: Permanent, subject to six months’ probation

The successful applicant will report to the Head Gardener and will be responsible for the continued upkeep of this college's gardens, greenhouse production and helping with the ongoing design work and regeneration of the grounds.

The successful applicant will ideally possess a broad plant knowledge and have prior experience of working with a wide range of horticultural machinery. Applicants must be able to demonstrate good team working skills, organisation skills, as well as a good understanding of health and safety and the benefits of plants on the college and its users. A recognised horticultural qualification and PA1/PA6A spraying certificates would be an advantage, but full training will be provided.

There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking

This College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. They are proud of their diversity. They are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in their community.

Closing date: noon Sunday 28 August 2022
Interviews: TBC

The right is reserved to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date for applications.

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