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Wellington College

Gardener

Wellington College is one of the world's leading co-educational boarding and day schools and has an enviable reputation for excellence and innovation, located in rural Berkshire in a stunning 400 acre campus. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Gardener to join our Estates Department

You will join on a full time, permanent basis and in return we will offer you a competitive salary and benefits package which includes a free lunch whilst on duty, subsidised membership to the Wellington Health & Fitness Club, contribution to Wellington's personal pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity / Paternity scheme, cycle to work scheme, free parking and access to a health cash plan.

The Gardens Dept are responsible for maintaining around 250 acres of land at Wellington College's 400 acre site. This includes formal gardens, lawn areas, trees, woodlands and lakes. In addition there is a heathland and SSSI that is managed in consultation with Natural England. There is also a garden that was at Chelsea Flower Show in 2015 and rebuilt at The College in 2016. The department has a wide and varied role and has invested heavily in the right equipment to carry out their work effectively and efficiently. This role is responsible for preparing and maintaining the areas of gardens, lawn areas, wildflower areas and countryside (woods and lakes) as directed by the Senior Gardener. General estate duties will also be from required from time to time such as snow clearing, helping on other teams such as Golf and Grounds and anything else reasonable for the college to ask.

So, if you are committed to contributing towards the College community, think youu2019ve got what it takes to perform exceptionally in this role and would like to join our team, please apply now.

For further details, including how to apply, please visit the Support page of our website.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants for any of the positions available at the College must be willing to undergo a number of safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, reference checks with previous employers and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA checks.

Please apply here

Closing Date: 19/09/2021  Location: Crowthorne, Berkshire

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