Job Title: Gardener

Location: Lingfield, RH7

Hours: 24 hours per week / Part Time (3 days a week)

Salary: £11,262.86 per annum

Our client is a Residential and Nursing Home for retired Anglican Clergy, with 9 acres of beautiful grounds including a small woodland, vegetable garden and pond.

Due to all their continued success across the years, our client is currently looking for a skilled, experienced and passionate gardener with a good knowledge of vegetable growing. The ability to safely operate garden machinery is essential, and a weed spray ticket would be an advantage.

Duties Will Include:

  • General weeding and weed killing, clearing and tidying of the College grounds.
  • Keeping the grass tidy by mowing, strimming and edging with particular attention to the croquet and putting lawns.
  • Looking after the standard and bush roses around the front courtyard.
  • Growing a supply of vegetables for the kitchen as agreed.
  • Harvesting the apple, pear and plum trees from our small orchard.
  • Growing flowers for use within the College.
  • Annual pruning and cutting back of all hedges, shrubs, roses and fruit trees.
  • Maintain all gardening equipment and machinery and ensure they are secured after use.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Experienced gardener with some knowledge of horticulture.
  • Able to maintain high standards.
  • Well organised with good time management skills.
  • Able to work well as a team and on their own.
  • Able to demonstrate passion for gardening and working outdoors.

Our client offers a competitive salary, supporting work environment, good work-life balance, enhanced holiday and sick pay, free meals (T&S applies), and ongoing learning and development opportunities.



If you have the relevant skills and experience and are seeking a new career, then send your CV to, with the subject line referring to the position and where you found it. Alternatively, call 01772 886799.


Keywords: Gardener, Garden Maintenance, Gardening, Gardening Maintenance Operative, Garden Maintenance Operative.

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