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Salary: £16,380pa (£9 per hour). 

Closing date: 1 January 2021. 

Location: Working in the Newcastle area and throughout the North East when required. 

Hours: 35 per week but variable. 

The role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Gardener who also has the ability to undertake small maintenance tasks.

You will be responsible for maintaining the grounds, including grass cutting; flower borders, plants and pathways. You will need experience of working in a similar role and a good knowledge of growing plants from seed, how to protect plants from frost and when to grit pathways.

The role will involve the use of power tools, moving and handling, and working in varying weather conditions.

You must be able to multi-task, have excellent communication skills, be flexible, hold a full clean UK driving licence and have the use of a car for business use.

Hours of work are 1820 per annum an average of 35 per week; however this will vary subject to the requirements of the role and seasons.

You will be working in the Newcastle area and throughout the North East when required.

Our employees are our greatest asset and we value their commitment and loyalty with staff rewards including, a pleasant and supportive working environment and an excellent range of benefits including 33 days holiday, contributory pension scheme, free life insurance cover; staff support service and a commitment to your professional development with opportunities to progress within the charity.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Apply for this job

To apply for this vacancy, please either complete our online application form or send us your CV, along with contact details and the reference to this role, by emailing or call 0784 001 5784.

Interviews will be held via video link.

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.