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Matson Ground Estate Company Ltd

General Estate Worker

We seek to employ a General Estate Worker to join our small team at Matson Ground, near Windermere. You will take on a wide range of general maintenance tasks on our organic farmland and woodland and will support management and maintenance of other parts of Estate business. An understanding of woodland work would be beneficial but is not compulsory. Applicant must hold a current UK driving license. The role will involve: 

  • Woodland maintenance including tree planting 
  • Removal of invasive species
  • Maintenance of wetland areas
  • Maintenance of fences/walls
  • Maintenance of drains
  • Preparation of firewood
  • Responding to calls from members of the public e.g: footpaths, livestock issues etc
  • Monitoring and recording of wildlife species
  • Assistance to our farm contractor
  • Assistance to other members of estate staff
  • Other tasks as directed by the Managing Director

We will offer: 
• 28 days annual leave including Public Holidays
• 5% pension contribution
• Company mobile phone and use of an estate vehicle
• Experience in a wide range of Estate work
• Refresher and training courses as appropriate
• Professional Development opportunities

Salary range: £18-24k per annum (depending on experience)
Full Time – typically 40 core hours per week. May include weekend and out-of-hours work. Overtime paid as appropriate.

Matson Ground is a family run estate in the Lake District. We aim to be responsible stewards of our organic farmland, woodland and our residential and commercial properties, enhancing the conservation value of land, promoting biodiversity and ensuring positive engagement with customers, clients and the local community.

To apply download the application form from

Send a covering letter and completed application form by email to FAO Rachael Thomas or post to:

Rachael Thomas
Matson Ground Estate Co Ltd.
Unit 1d, Low House Business Centre,
Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NA

Closing date for applications 1st June 2023.  

      Closing Date: 01/06/2023  Location: Windermere

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