Gardener (Ref: WP270318)

Location
Woodcote Park, Epsom

Full time, Permanent

Salary
20,700.90 per annum + excellent company benefits including free shuttle bus

Closing date
04/06/2018

Full Job Description

If you have an interest/experience in horticulture/gardening, this role as Gardener at our 350 acre clubhouse site at Woodcote Park near Epsom could be a perfect opportunity. And, for the right person we are offering an immediate start.

The Role: Join our tight knit Gardening Team and you will become jointly responsible for maintaining and developing the gardens and public spaces at our country estate near Epsom, whilst respecting its unique heritage. You will be part of a passionate and experienced team working at our private members club situated in 350 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside, including two stunning 18-hole golf courses. As part of our expert Gardening team you will work closely with our Head Gardener to implement a sustainable plant maintenance programme that guarantees year-round 5 star quality and consistency. Experience managing gardens to a high standard, an understanding of working with annuals, perennials and shrubs is desirable along with the knowledge of identifying plant pests and diseases.

The Person: You will ideally have a horticulture qualification NVQ 2/RHS level 2 or some relevant work experience and should be competent using gardening equipment.  To succeed, you’ll be a strong communicator and team player with the ability to multi-task.  You must possess an enthusiasm for horticulture/gardening and be capable of maintaining high standards. A full driving licence would be preferred.

The Royal Automobile Club embodies both the rich history of British motoring and the best tradition of private members’ clubs - prestigious yet always welcoming. Here at Woodcote Park, our clubhouse set in 350 acres of Surrey parkland near Epsom, we’re passionate about pioneering ever higher standards of dining, accommodation and sporting facilities.

When you join the Club, we’ll provide you with fantastic benefits including; a free local shuttle bus service from Epsom station to Woodcote Park, Perkbox discount scheme, a very generous pension scheme, employer paid health cash plan, free meals on duty and a genuine investment in your personal development.


Most importantly, you’ll share our values. We combine a passion for our heritage with a desire to achieve new levels of excellence. We exceed expectations, treat each other with respect, and ensure mutual trust is at the core of everything we do. If you can live these values, you’ll see your efforts recognised and your potential nurtured in an organisation that’s full of individuals who have come up through the ranks, learned new skills or taken their careers in surprising new directions.