Gardener – Fixed Term

Availability: January to September 2022
Hours: 39 hours (weekend rota)
Salary: c. £24k plus benefits
Location: Fulham, SW6 3PR

The Club
Bordering the Thames in Fulham and set in 42 acres of magnificent grounds, The Hurlingham Club is a green oasis of tradition and international renown and is recognised throughout the world as one of Britain’s greatest private members’ clubs.

The Department
The Grounds Team are part of the Estates Department and are made up of 26 professional and highly motivated individuals who pride themselves on the maintenance and upkeep of the prestigious grounds. The grounds of the Club include ten croquet lawns, thirty grass tennis courts, a cricket ground, a nine-hole golf course, two bowling greens and over a hectare of trees, flowers, shrubs and ornamental lawns. It is through the efforts of the Grounds team that the Club’s members are rewarded year on year with award winning sports surfaces and stunning season changing flowerbeds.

The Role
As a Gardener you will work a 39-hour week (plus regular weekend overtime – one in three weekends). You will work closely with the Head Gardener, Senior Gardener and rest of the team. Typical duties will include:
• Carrying out a variety of horticultural duties.
• Bed preparation.
• Seeding, planting and weeding.
• Pruning across all garden areas of the Club grounds.

This is a fixed term appointment until September 2022.

The Candidate
Candidates will embody our Club values; excellence, prudence, integrity, courtesy. Candidates will be passionate and qualified horticulturalists (RHS Level 2, PA1 and PA6 Spraying Qualifications), able to demonstrate previous experience within a similar environment. Candidates will have a hands-on approach, the ability to work under pressure and be friendly, polite and diplomatic.

Benefits
Our benefits include 23 days holidays (rising to 28 days after 5 years’ continuous service) plus Bank Holidays, uniform, life assurance, Group Income Protection, hot meals on duty, onsite parking, an annual bonus scheme and an annual performance pay review, along other benefits.

How to Apply:
Email Recruiting Manager: Abigail Parrott, Head Gardener: Abigail.parrott@hurlinghamclub.org.uk

The Hurlingham Club is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.

Please note that, due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us within four weeks then unfortunately you were not successful in your application on this occasion.

COMPANY
The Hurlingham Club

LOCATION
Fulham, SW6 3PR

SALARY
£24k Plus Benefits

DATE PUBLISHED:
Jan 14th, 17:00