Full Time Head Gardener- Nr Swaffham / Norfolk- REF 976

Position Filled
Posted on
March 3, 2022
Near Swaffham Norfolk
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson

Full Time experienced Head Gardener required for beautiful country house located in rural Norfolk approximately 7 miles from the market town of Swaffham and 13 miles from Thetford.

The Head Gardener will be responsible for a wonderful Arne Maynard Garden  which offers a great opportunity for a skilled horticulturalist.

The position will include:-

  • Maintaining 5 acres of formal garden
  • Working with 1 under gardener
  • Topiary
  • High standard lawn care
  • Border planting and design
  • Propagation of seedlings
  • Growing and supplying Vegetables, Fruit and Cut flowers for the house
  • Garden machinery care and maintenance
  • Chainsaw use (licence required)
  • Pesticide Use (Licence required)
  • Fence Repair
  • Maintenance of Terraces and Driveways (may require use of pressure washer)

The Person will be:-

  • Reliable, trustworthy with a good work ethic
  • Able to manage one other staff member
  • Horticulturally qualified and have excellent plant knowledge
  • Will be polite, discrete and easy to get along with
  • Enthusiastic and take a pride in their work with high attention to detail
  • Fully confident in garden design and be able to follow instructions and read drawings
  • Experienced in general maintenance skills
  • Experienced in Chainsaw and Pesticide use (licence)
  • Committed to keeping this fabulous looking exceptional all year round

Salary c. £30,000

For further information please call Jackie 07979501997 or Rebecca 07771655879