National Trust

Assistant Gardener

Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Competitive salary
07 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type

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

Closing date for applications is 28th October 2016.