Application ends: July 31, 2024
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Job Description

Area Gardener – Required to cover our care homes in the Kent, East Sussex & West Sussex Area – Country Court

Hours: 40 Hours per week (Monday to Friday 0800 to 1700)

Salary: £13.00 to  £15.00 per hour depending on experience + vehicle and equipment will be provided

We are looking for an experienced, friendly, motivational gardener for our various care homes in the Kent, East Sussex & West Sussex  area. You will be responsible to keep the outdoor area/garden tidy and maintained to the highest standards.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake gardening duties and tend to the garden, including grass-cutting, shrubs and pruning, watering of hanging baskets & eradication of weeds
  • Ensure all gardens & surrounding areas are kept tidy.
  • Complete mandatory and specialist training related to your role, on or off site as and when required to maintain, update professional knowledge and competence
  • Ensure general maintenance of the property and gardens is to a high standard.
  • Maintain all garden machinery and tools and carry out tests and checks as laid out and required.
  • Ensure that all tools and equipment used are stored in a safe place for the protection and safety.
  • Ensure that the vehicle provided for you to travel is in a safe condition and conform to legal requirements.
  • Undertake general DIY jobs in and around the property.

ABOUT YOU

We are seeking an experienced individual who can share our very own family values.

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a landscaper or gardener person
  • Knowledge of health & safety at work
  • A can-do attitude with drive & self-motivation
  • Have a friendly & caring attitude
  • Have strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Hold a valid UK driving License
  • Spraying license (Essential)
  • Chainsaw license (Desirable)

IN RETURN

You’ll also benefit from our generous range of benefits which include:

  • Pension Contributions & a range of excellent discounts for shops, restaurants, days out & more.
  • 28 days holiday (FTE) (including bank holidays)
  • Great pay (plus annual pay reviews!)

*Subject to Terms and Conditions

Click the Apply Button Now! -If the Gardner role sounds like a job for you, we would like to hear from you. 

PLEASE NOTE:

All applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK and if successful will need to provide evidence.