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Head Gardener 

Location: Pershore, Worcestershire  

Employment type: Full time, permanent 

Salary: £21000 – £25000 pa depending on experience  

The Role: 

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Gardener to join the team at a historic walled kitchen garden. The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role and the ability to supervise a small team.  

Duties: 

  • Ensuring the grounds and gardens are well-maintained throughout the seasons  
  • Greenhouse work 
  • Propagation 
  • Fruit tree pruning  
  • Managing a small team of employees and volunteers 

Skills and experience required: 

  • Experience of mixed gardening – herbaceous and fruit & vegetables 
  • A proven ability to supervise a small team  
  • Good communication skills 
  • Hands-on and practical, with the initiative to suggest and implement new, improved processes  
  • An ability to operate garden tools and equipment  
  • Awareness of Health and Safety 
  • Any relevant vocational horticultural qualifications would be an advantage, but are not essential 
  • Due to the rural location on the outskirts of Pershore, own transport is required 
  • The hours of work are 8:00-16:30 Monday to Friday and some weekend work may be required 

If you’re looking for a permanent position and able to take ownership of this Head Gardener role, please send your CV to apply. karen@croomewalledgardens.com 

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