Bishopstoke Park Bishopstoke (Anchor Hanover)
Hourly Rate of Pay (£)
Bishopstoke Park, are looking to appoint experienced Gardeners to join our horticultural team.
At Bishopstoke park, contemporary design, traditional architecture and an idyllic woodland setting come together to create a beautiful retirement village in the parish of Bishopstoke.
Set in the historic county of Hampshire and located within natural woodland, our 42 acre retirement village provides a carefully selected range of accommodation alongside extensive communal facilities to meet the varying needs of our residents.
We are looking for 2 Gardeners to complete the team, the permanent contracts will be for 1 full time (37.5hrs pw) and 1 part-time ( 16hrs pw) position with seasonal working hours adjustments due to daylight working.
These roles are all year round posts, and will be working in all weathers. You will have previous horticultural experience, preferably from a similar sized estate.
Reporting into the Head Gardener, responsibilities will include:
- Leaf Clearing
- Lawn Cutting
- Lawn treatment & Care
- Boarder Maintenance
- Seasonal Planting
Required knowledge & experience:
- Previous garden and grounds maintenance experience
- Usage of tools, including petrol lawn mowers, strimmers, leaf blowers, leaf collectors
- Knowledge of plants and shrubs, including identification, planting, maintenance, Identifying best plots
- Knowledge of weeds and weeding.
- Health & safety in the workplace.
- Well organized and able to plan workload.
- Strong interpersonal and empathy skills and a friendly personality.
- Able to work individually and as part of a team.
- Ability to undertake a wide range of activities.
Anchor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to have an LGBT+ resident group, and also BAME, LGBT+ and Disabled colleague networks. These work closely with the organisation to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members. We recruit, train and promote without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or other protected status. One of our values is ‘respect’, therefore we do not accept harassment or discrimination from any colleague, resident or third party.
As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people. Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor.
Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping
20% off mobile phone contracts
Cashback on dental and medical expenses
Discounted Private Medical rates