(Job Number: RIC03VY)


Richmond Village South Street, Letcombe Regis, OX12 9RG

Providing more than just retirement living, Richmond Villages offer an aspirational lifestyle to our residents and our exceptional accommodation requires exceptional gardens and grounds all year round. We’re currently looking for a Gardener at Richmond Letcombe Regis to maintain a large site of mature gardens and nature reserve and a Bowling Green within our village.

Working hours and salary

£10.75 per hour

Part time | 24 Hours

Flexible working opportunities: From term time only, to set days/hours per week – we can offer a range of shift patterns that best fit around your lifestyle. Just let us know what hours you want, and we’ll work with you to make sure you get the shift patterns that you’re looking for.

What your typical day involves

Maintaining the village gardens, supporting with grass cutting and shrub bed maintenance, weed control, litter-picking, leaf clearance and watering

Ensure the grounds are tidy and remove any litter. Clean out drainage ditches and culverts as required

Providing a first-class horticultural environment for our residents, liaising with contractors where appropriate

Advising the management team on potential gardening issues and helping to plan areas that require improvement

Supporting our maintenance operatives with any repairs that may need completing such a fixing fences or painting outbuildings.

Who we’re looking for

Friendly and approachable, you’re passionate about gardening and have a keen eye for detail, you may even have an NVQ in Horticulture. With previous experience of general gardening or grounds maintenance, you’re comfortable with the safe use of chemicals under COSSH regulations. You’re adaptable and organised and happy working as part of a team, supporting the maintenance team as and when required.

What we'll offer you in return...

28 days holiday
Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development and options for internal apprenticeship schemes
Access to MyHealthcare which gives you quick, easy access to free support, advice, and treatment for a variety of health-related issues, including remote GP, physiotherapy, and mental health support – all available from one phone number.
Additional health & wellbeing tools including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
Healthcare Insurance Cash plan (after 18 months’ service) giving you the ability to claim on everyday treatments like dental, optical and private prescriptions
My Bupa Extras - discounts at your favourite retailers, plus a huge range of tools, content and information to support you with your wellbeing.
Wagestream – Access your income before pay day, if and when you need it*

  • Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
Who we are

For over 20 years Richmond have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. We're proud that we attract the best people and even prouder of how long they stay with us. Having won numerous awards for architecture, landscaping and care, we are now the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK. A totally fresh concept in retirement living, we ensure our residents retain as much independence and choice as possible while helping retain their 'zest for life'.

Richmond Villages is part of Bupa. Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is accessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

Please note that we are unable to offer Skilled Worker Visa Sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.

Job Location : Letcombe Regis
Company : Richmond Villages
Position : Gardener
Sector :
Employment : Part-Time
Post Code :
Contact : Letcombe Regis Richmond Villages Contact Number

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