Assistant Gardener

Assistant Gardener

  • Assistant Gardener

  • Closing Date: 18th March 2023

Working For: Hendrix Gardens


Job Description


Planting Installation

You will be assisting your supervisor with offloading trees, hedging and plants delivered to site, then setting out (using plans provided by the in-house design studio) and planting to a high-quality horticultural level. This will include staking, mulching and any other sundries applications required of a similar nature. Soft landscaping clearance, turfing and planting bed preparation work will be required occasionally. All works on site will be executed to a high level of horticultural practice, cleanliness and efficiency. From time to time you may be required to assist with the assembly and installation of simple irrigation systems.

Garden Maintenance

On both newly completed and other gardens, you will undertake a range of garden maintenance tasks under the direction of your supervisor. This will include various types of plant maintenance, grass cutting, hedge cutting, basic lawn care and pressure washing.

Candidate Requirements

  • National Diploma or other Level 3 Qualification (in Horticulture or similar subject)
  • Passionate about gardens and landscaping
  • Motivated to develop the job role and progress within the company
  • Experience in soft landscaping industry is advantageous but not essential
  • Basic horticultural knowledge and plant identification
  • Full UK driving license is advantageous but not essential

Job Specifics

  • Full-time or part-time position available
  • 37.5 hours per week (7.30am to 4pm with one hour break)
  • £20-£25k salary depending on experience/ qualifications (pro-rata for part-time)
  • 20 days holiday increasing by one day per year up to 25 days
  • Performance-based bonus after probationary period
  • Full drivers license required
  • Apprenticeship schemes may be considered for applicants with little or no experience/ qualifications

How to Apply

Please email CV’s to Aly at: