Gardener Job In London, Greater London2022

Gardener Job In London, Greater London2022


Gardener Job In London, Greater London2022


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£24,705 – £26,064 a year

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Tower Hamlets is committed to ensuring a safe, high quality and biodiverse environment is maintained within its 120 parks. A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the award-winning Victoria Park in Tower Hamlets.

The Victoria Park Landscape Team plays a vital role in nurturing the historic character of the park whilst developing sustainable, biodiverse and climate change resilient planting to create an inspiring environment for over 10 million visitors a year. The successful candidate will contribute their enthusiasm, skills and expertise to help maintain and develop horticultural excellence in the park’s Grade II Listed landscape.

Under the supervision of the Tower Hamlets Head Gardener, you will work alongside our knowledgeable, skilled and experienced Landscape Team in a range of horticultural settings in Victoria Park. Duties will include planting and maintenance of grassed areas, flower beds, formal gardens, herbaceous borders, shrubberies, edible landscapes, hedges, wildlife habitats and small trees with an emphasis on biodiversity value focussed styles of landscape management. Ideally, you will have an excellent understanding of horticultural techniques, plant identification, health and safety requirements, sustainability and biosecurity and will be skilled and experienced in using a wide range of horticultural tools and powered machinery and equipment.

The Gardener will assist the whole Victoria Park Team to support volunteers, community engagement, activities and events in the park. You will interact with the public on a daily basis so previous experience of working in a public landscape setting and supporting volunteers would be beneficial.

The role is practical and hands-on and requires a level of physical fitness and the ability to work outside in all weathers. You will need a positive and proactive approach to working and be able to demonstrate high standards of behaviour and professionalism in dealing with the public.

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Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.

Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.

We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.






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£12.16 an hour

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Hallmark Care Homes is a family-run provider of care homes across the UK, we understand the importance of nurturing relationships and so all of our care is centred around family values. We have 20 care homes across the country, filled with innovative facilities and supported by a dedicated care team for a comfortable stay alongside the highest quality care available.


The Role:

Reporting to the Hospitality Services Manager, the Gardener is responsible for ensuring maintenance of the garden and grounds to high standard. The Gardener will ensure that the full extent of the grounds and gardens is a high-quality amenity for residents, their relatives and our team.

You will:

  • Maintain the grounds and gardens as a safe environment through regular maintenance, removal of slip and trip hazards and seasonal gritting.
  • Take care of the lawns and planted areas (feeding, spiking, weeding, treating, re-seeding) combined with the regular mowing, trimming of lawn edges and watering.
  • Work within a budget provided by the Home Manager, obtaining approval form the Home Manager for all expenditure.
  • Engage with the residents to enable then to participate in the gardening activity, with planting and growing vegetates etc.

You will be:

  • Outstanding. We are rated by residents, relatives and our communities so highly because of our team.
  • Ethical. We do things the right way, and live by our Charter.
  • Experienced in working within a gardening environment.
  • Compliant to working to COSHH Regulations and the Health & Safety Policies.

You can expect:

  • To work with a company that is values driven and sees people as our greatest asset.
  • Industry leading training and development coupled with excellent career progression.
  • Excellent benefits, including pension, life assurance, and optional healthcare as standard.
  • Use of our rewards and discount scheme – Hallmark Rewards.
  • Work – Life balance.

To apply for the opportunity, please send your CV to us today.





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£23,195 – £23,197 a year

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We are One Housing and we create places for people to call home and support them to live well. With a breadth of services and expertise to help people whatever their housing, care, or support needs.

Our Maintenance team is skilled, friendly and we love what we do. We are passionate about the high-quality service we deliver to our residents, aiming to provide visual gratification, every time.

We offer our colleagues a friendly, collaborative workplace and the chance to build a rewarding career with a not-for-profit organisation that is proud to make a genuine difference to people’s lives, each and every day.

Join our Maintenance team as a Estate Services Operative Gardener

The One Housing Garden Maintenance team keeps our customers’ homes trim and tidy. Our expertise is a given and our customer focus and approachability make this a role like no other.

We’re an organisation with strong values. We keep our promises; we do a great job; we value diversity; we work together; and we look for ways to improve. These are what make us such a great team, working together as one to achieve our vision

The role

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to join us in the position of Estate Services Operative Gardener in London.

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: £23195


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Cutting grass, shrub trimming, planting projects, tree maintenance
  • Clearing bulk garden waste
  • Using power tools to a high standard, safely, such as lawn mowers and hedge trimmers
  • Looking after the appearance of the plants and surrounding landscape
  • Maintaining the good relationship of One Housing with their residents and colleagues

What you will need to succeed
We are looking for someone who believes in working together as part of a team, who shares our values and who is friendly and positive.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a full UK driving licence (preferable)
  • Have knowledge of garden maintenance
  • Have experience of powered equipment
  • Be able to use PPE correctly
  • Hold knowledge on PA1 PA6 spraying (not required but beneficial)

The offer
Our Life@One benefits offer you an array of perks designed with your wellbeing in mind.

  • Salary: £23,193 per annum.
  • Your holidays are important to us. Take up to 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Lean travel. Spread the cost of your commute with a season ticket loans and our Cycle2Work scheme, open to all colleagues
  • Looking forward to your big bucket list trip? You can buy or sell up to five days annual leave each year.
  • Get paid to do good. We offer you two days off on full pay each year to volunteer in our communities.
  • Look after your loved ones. Our healthcare cash back plan allows you to claim back cash for you and your family’s healthcare.
  • Well done! With our colleague recognition programme you will know when you’ve done a #greatjob
  • Learning never stops. One Academy, our innovative, in-house learning and development offering is designed to help you take your career to the next level.
  • We’re here for you. Our employee assistance programme offers counselling and support for you and your family 24/7.
  • Stay book-smart. Take up to five paid days off per year to study toward a relevant
  • Experience new things. We offer you a career break after 3 years’ continuous service.

About us
As an organisation with a strong social purpose, One Housing works in some of the most diverse communities in the UK and our workforce reflects that. As of December 2021, One Housing merged with the Riverside Group, creating one of the country’s largest housing associations, with more than 75,000 homes. This follows a shared recognition that we are better and stronger together; and that when we combine, we will be able to do more for our customers and the communities we serve.

At One Housing, our people are our strength which is why we work very hard to enable all employees to bring their authentic self to work. This commitment is reflected in our diversity groups support network, our wellbeing initiatives and our employee benefits.

We understand that the different skills and experiences that our colleagues from different backgrounds bring to us allow us to make better decisions, consider different views and be an altogether more interesting and cohesive place to work.

We welcome applications from everyone.

Apply today for a fulfilling career in our Maintenance team.



Job Reference: OHG02242


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