Kenwood House, Hampstead, London, NW3 7JR
£18,596 per annum / 36 hours per week
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Would you like to use your passion for gardening to nurture one of the country's most prestigious gardens and inspire visitors from across the world? Then join us as Gardener at Kenwood House in North London. Located on the edge of Hampstead Heath, the 112 acres surrounding Kenwood House, including the Dairy and Arabella Lennox Boyd designed Brewhouse Garden, lakes, meadows, Rhododendron shrubberies, along with Ancient woodlands which are designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) are brimming with historic character and exciting gardening opportunities, and offer a remarkable setting in which to take the next step in your career.

As a Gardener, you'll be playing a vital role in ensuring our gardens are wonderful places to spend time in. You'll help us find imaginative ways of bringing to life the stories that our gardens tell, helping visitors of all ages to make new discoveries.

We're looking for someone who is qualified at least to an NVQ level 2 in amenity horticulture and ideally hold PA1 & PA6 spraying, Strimmer, Chainsaw and Woodchipper certificates. Previous experience of working in a high quality horticultural establishment ideally open to the public would be beneficial and it would be great if you have had some experience of working alongside volunteers. You should be enthusiastic, have the ability to work to high standards and be effective and efficient when working on your own or as part of the wider team.

English Heritage cares for over 400 historic monuments, buildings and places. Through these, we bring the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year. No matter what you do or where you do it, by joining us you'll be playing a vital role in looking after some of the greatest places in England so that they can be enjoyed today and for generations to come. You'll find it's a workplace like no other - taking you behind the scenes of these extraordinary sites and supporting you to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference.

We offer a competitive salary, a generous pension scheme, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and other financial and non-financial lifestyle benefits.

Closing date: 01/03/2018 23:59:59

You will need to refer to the following documents when completing your application.

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