Gardener/Florist – Sunningdale, Berkshire
An experienced and knowledgeable Gardener/Florist is sought to work at a Private Estate near Sunningdale, Berkshire. The large garden includes: extensive lawns, fine turf, mature shrub/herbaceous and rose borders, mature hedging, vegetables and cut flowers, lakes, glasshouses, cutting garden, perennial wildflower and annual meadows. The successful candidate will work alongside a large team of professional Gardeners and Garden Manager in a beautiful landscaped garden surrounding an historic property.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within the grounds of a beautiful estate and to work alongside a young & dynamic team of passionate and professional horticulturalists.
3 years working in general horticulture.
A minimum of 3 years experience in florist work as you will be preparing all the house flowers in the properties and preparing flower displays for events and Christmas.
A suitable horticultural qualification would be beneficial
The ability to work proactively within a team providing support and enthusiasm is essential.
Verifiable written references.
A driver is essential and willingness to travel to London once a week with another member of staff to prepare the London residence with cut flowers..
Fluent spoken & written English is required.
Applicants must be discreet, unobtrusive and able to respect the family’s privacy.
All applicants must have a visa/passport to work in the UK be based in the UK already & available to attend an interview with the agency in London before their details will be sent to the client.
You will be required to work Monday-Friday, 4 days a week starting @ 8:00am and finishing @ 4:00pm & 1 day a week starting earlier to go to Covent Garden to get cut flowers & thus finishing earlier. Some Saturdays and Bank Holidays may be required during the busy periods.
A salary of £18,000 to £20,000 gross per annum is offered depending on experience.
The position is to start ASAP.
If you meet these criteria please send a copy of your CV making sure your relevant experience for this job is shown on the CV & copies of written references to me.
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