Senior Gardener

£26500 - £26501 per annum
South East London

Job description

Morgan Hunt are recruiting for an Senior Gardener to work with an Housing Trust based in South East London on a Permanent basis. The details of the job are below:

Hours: Full-time 36 hours 8.00am to 15:30pm Mon - Fri

Salary Rate: £26,500 PA

Location: South East London

Purpose of the Role:

To provide high quality horticultural services which are customer oriented, responsive to the needs of Park Side and residents including and in line with service standards working as a Senior Gardener in addition to supervising and developing apprentice roles

Departmental Responsibilities:

Key Result Areas:

To carry out horticultural maintenance including, grass cutting, planting, weeding and formative pruning and management of a wide range of landscape types including organising work loads according season

To support apprentice role

To maintain water features

To ensure that paths are salted

To wear all Personal Protective Equipment and uniform provided by the organisation

To establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with all work colleagues and tenants to ensure an integrated contribution to the organisation's objectives

To take a proactive role in the positive resolution of complaints

To represent the organisation positively both internally and externally

To report any defects using appropriate systems for both work related and estate-based issues

To positively comply with the organisation's policies, procedures and systems ensuring compliance with the needs of legal, regulatory and statutory bodies as well as best practice principles

To observe, deliver, continually promote and act in accordance with the organisation's Health and Safety, equal opportunities and customer care policies and procedures

To undertake other tasks as reasonably required to meet the varying demands of the service and of the organisation

To follow Trust Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure, as far as is practicable, your own safety and that of others in the workplace. You may be required to undertake specific Health and Safety roles such as Fire Warden or First Aider as part of your duties

Skills/Experience required:


  • Proven experience of working in a horticulture in high quality environment
  • Experience of using a wide range of equipment and tools
  • Proven ability to work in all weathers in an outdoor environment
  • Ability to undertake physically demanding work


  • Current driving licence

Qualifications required:

NVQ in horticulture level 2 / PA1 - PA6A or Relevant qualifications or modular training / PA1 - PA6A

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Andrew Okuoma
Business Development Manager
Housing Recruitment Team / Property & Construction Team
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