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Gardener

Contract:

Part Time

Hours Required:

16

Location:

Doddington Hall and Gardens

An exciting opportunity to work at one of Lincolnshire’s finest gardens open to the public. Doddington Hall is an Elizabethan country house set in a large estate. The gardens comprise 2 acres of Kitchen Gardens and 5 acres of ornamental gardens open to the public. Plus, about 11 acres of other grounds on the estate. The estate also has a large retail wing plus award-winning café and restaurant.

We are looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic individual to join our team of gardeners. Ideally, we are looking for someone with experience of working in a garden on a country estate or formal gardens; who would be comfortable with taking on responsibility within the gardens and someone who is familiar with plant propagation. We also work on other areas of the 7000 acre estate and the ideal candidate must be willing to work in other areas as and when needed. For instance, helping with the maintenance of the Christmas tree woods.

Essential:

  • Good practical skills and experience in all aspects of gardening
  • Team player
  • Self-Motivation
  • Flexibility
  • Willing to work extra hours in busy seasonal periods
  • Machinery sensitive
  • Comfortable giving guided tours

Desirable:

  • Level 2 in Horticulture/RHS
  • PA1/PA6 spraying licence

Unfortunately, there is no public transport link to Doddington, the successful candidate must have own transport or the ability to get here for each shift.

To apply please email CV and covering letter.

Closing date: 27 August 2019

garden@doddingtonhall.com

volunteering opportunities

Hall and Gardens Volunteer

Would you like to be part of a wonderful team of volunteers who are involved in all aspects of the Doddington estate? Whether you want to make friends or simply get involved with a wonderful cause, volunteering at Doddington could be the best decision you ever make.

If you choose to join us here at Doddington we will;

  • Provide all necessary training to ensure you feel comfortable in your chosen role
  • Make a contribution towards any out of pocket travel expenses
  • Hold a number of social events during the year for our volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering at Doddington Hall please contact gill@doddingtonhall.com or call 01522 812513 for more information.

Garden Volunteer