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We are looking to recruit a Gardener/Caretaker to work closely with our Head Gardener and Site Manager to support the maintenance and development of the Bampton site and gardens. This site is not only the company’s main design centre, but is also a site of important historical significance, with many company events now being held there.
The successful candidate must have a love of the countryside, an affinity for animals and gardening experience. Flexibility will be the key for this role. A Driving licence is essential. Health & Safety/First Aid qualification an advantage.
Key areas of accountability
Soil cultivation, forking, mulching, weeding, pruning, seed sowing, bed preparation and planting – flowers and vegetables
Heavy garden work such as digging/rotovating/watering/chainsaw work
Shared care of animals – sheep, pigs, cattle and poultry
Use and maintenance of hand tools
Awareness of Health and Safety noting that all duties must be carried out in accordance with current H&S at Work legislation
To ensure all equipment is clean
Basic building maintenance and decorating
Permanent, Full Time, Core hours will be 39 hours per week (inc. weekend work as appropriate)
There is an option for the successful candidate to live on site.
Please send a copy of your CV and current salary to:
Kate Ellis, Head of HR
Full Job Description available on request.
No agencies please.
Closing Date for Applications
Apprenticeships & Work Experience
As part of our commitment to retaining skills and developing careers in the Ceramics Industry, we are happy to consider applications for Apprenticeships. These could be for roles in our Office, Shops, Design Studios, Warehouse or in Ceramics Manufacture. As well as receiving on the job training working closely with an experienced Mentor, we would support the achievement of a relevant and recognised qualification.
We are committed to developing links with schools, colleges and universities, and we are happy to accept invitations from students looking to undertake unpaid work experience placements. These placements may involve time spent in our Offices, Shops, Warehouse or Factory, normally over a 3 day period.
If you are interested in either please apply, in writing, to firstname.lastname@example.org stating your areas of interest and dates available.
We are very pleased that you have chosen to apply for a job within Emma Bridgewater Ltd and we thank you for your interest in our Company. In the event that we would like to invite you for an interview we will contact you further by phone or email. However due to the high number of applications we receive it will not be possible to reply personally to all applicants. If you have not received a response 4 weeks after the closing date for a role, or 4 weeks from a speculative application, please assume you have not been successful. We are not able to keep any CV’s/applications on file for future consideration.
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