Gardening Assistant

  • Location

    Minehead

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Samantha Beale

  • Contact email:

    sbeale@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01823 334799

  • Job ref:

    SB-46

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-07

  • Startdate:

    2021-07-07

  • Consultant:

    Samantha Beale

This is the best time of year to be out and enjoying the sunshine. How about getting paid to be out and about in the Minehead and West Somerset area carrying out gardening and grounds maintenance work? Working as a Gardening Assistant to support the parks team for the local area, you will be getting lots of fresh air as well as cutting grass, hedge trimming and planting. 

We are currently recruiting for a Gardening Assistant to work for a local organisation based in Minehead, Somerset to provide additional support throughout the Summer season. You will be working alongside an experienced and close knit team who will provide training and support to help you learn and develop. 

The role will be working in the Minehead, Watchet and the surrounding areas looking after and maintaining open spaces and green areas. Part of this role will be customer focused and you will be communicating with members of the public with matters of concern.

This position is working on a temporary basis for up to 3 months. 

As a Gardening Assistant your responsibilities will include:
  • Grass Cutting
  • Hedge Trimming
  • Litter Picking
  • Emptying Bins
  • Maintaining and repairing playground equipment
  • Other duties as and when required
Successful candidates will ideally have previous gardening or grounds maintenance experience, if you have experience in using ride-on lawn mowers and gardening tools then we want to hear from you today! We would be excited to hear from candidates who have previously worked as a Landscape Gardener, Estates Assistant, Grounds Maintenance Operative or Assistant Gardener or who have a passion for gardening.

A valid and in-date UK driving license is required for this role as you may be required to drive company vehicles or your own vehicle to multiple sites and locations across the local area. 

Hours of work are 7am - 4pm Monday to Friday and rate of pay is £10.50 per hour.