National Trust

Assistant Gardener

Location
Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
28 Oct 2016
Ref
NMC2406747
Contract Type
Permanent

Assistant Gardener Position

National Trust Ascott is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic assistant gardener to join our team, maintaining the beautiful gardens at Ascott House, Wing, a National Trust property, to the highest standard.

Applicants must have a passion for gardening and ideally have some experience working in a public/private historic garden. You must hold (or coming to the end of a course of study towards) recognised horticultural qualifications. Certificates for PA1 and PA6 are desirable but not essential.

Applicants must possess practical gardening & horticultural experience. They must be hardworking, enthusiastic, willing to work as part of a team, demonstrate attention to detail, possess a willingness to learn and develop and have a passion for gardening.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a flexible approach to hours and tasks as there will be a requirement to perform some weekend duties.

A competitive salary is offered together with a benefits package for the right candidate.

Please apply in writing, sending a CV and covering letter to The National Trust Ascott, Ascott Estate Office, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire, LU7 0PS or by email to info@ascottestate.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 28th October 2016.