Advertising Salary:
From £24,225 per annum
Location
AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
Work Area
Farms
Closing Date
06 Dec 2021
Overview Of Role

An exciting new opportunity has become available within the gardens team for a passionate and enthusiastic gardener to support rejuvenation plans in the historic grounds of Rothamsted Manor, and across Rothamsted Research Institute.

This role will provide vital support achieving our design plans in the grounds of Rothamsted Manor including work on herbaceous borders, formal bedding, rose arch, formal hedges, lawns, walled garden and woodland.  

Working as part of a small dedicated team you will enjoy taking ownership of specific areas of the garden ensuring the highest standards are maintained.

With a minimum of 2 years gardening experience working in historic gardens open to the public, you will understand the need across the sites, encompassing a range of practical horticultural tasks and skills with opportunity to contribute to the creative plans being developed by our new and ambitious head gardener.

The post holder is expected to carry out the duties listed above and any other duties reasonably required by the line manager or Institute, commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility for this post.

Rothamsted Research is committed to being an employer of choice, and provides a generous pension scheme with life assurance; 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays and option to purchase up to 5 days a year; Cycle to work scheme.
 
Salary for the post ranges between £24,225 per annum and £26,573 per annum, dependant on experience. Initially the post is for 3 years, with possibility of extension. 
 
The vacancy closes on 6th December 2021 and interviews expected to take place on week commencing 13th December. 
About The Company
Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science.  Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance,  enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.  We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.  Rothamsted Research values its commitment to equality and diversity in its workforce and we particularly encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented within the organisation.

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