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      Vacancies

      Gift Shop Supervisor

      Waterperry's Gift Barn stocks a great range of innovative, tasteful, and trendy gifts, with an emphasis on products from small UK and ethically-based businesses overseas. We have a growing number of loyal customers as well as good relationships with suppliers. A vacancy exists for a supervisor to run this section, which also includes the Christmas season sales area. The role is for a minimum of 3 days per week and involves weekend working

      If this sounds like the job for you contact us for an application form at jhubbersgilt@waterperrygardens.co.uk

      Head Cook

      We are looking for an innovative chef to develop menus and prepare exciting meals fresh each day. The role includes supervising the kitchen team, on a 10-day fortnight basis. This job will involve both weekday and weekend working.

      If you are interested in this vacancies please contact Stuart Marsh for an application form and job description by email: smarsh@waterperrygardens.co.uk or phone 01844 339254

      Gardener (Grade I)

      We are recruiting for a full-time gardener to work in Waterperry's famous gardens. This is a great opportunity to work within our dedicated team. The role will require experience/ ability with hedgecutting and mowing using heavy equipment.

      Interested applicants should contact jhubbersgilt@waterperrygardens.co.uk for an application form and job description

      General Horticulturalist (Grade I)

      We are recruiting to this varied all-round role working across all our horticultural departments. This full-time position will rotate according to season and departmental need, and covers the Gardens, Nursery, and Fruit sections. This will also provide a support function to the teaching department for plot maintenance, and classroom setup activities.

      If you are interested in this position contact jhubbersgilt@waterperrygardens.co.uk for an application form and job description.

      Retail Assistant

      A vacancy will shortly arise for a full-time retail assistant to work in both our Garden Shop and Gift Shop. This position will involve weekend working on alternate weekends, on a 10-day fortnight rota. The assistant will ideally have retail experience, preferably in a similar environment.

      Application form and job description requests should be addressed to jhubbersgilt@waterperrygardens.co.uk

      Horticultural Apprentice

      We are currrently recruiting for an apprentice to learn the full range of horticultural skills in conjunction with study at a college for a period of at least 1 year. If you are keen to follow a career in this horticulture and prepared for hard work in the company of our knowledgeable staff then contact rjacobs@waterperrygardens.co.uk for an application form.

      Administration Assistant

      A position as Admin Assistant has arisen involving working 1 day per week on general administration, including dealing with post, telephone and email enquiries, dealing with some email corresponce, filing, and some liaison activities related to events run by the business.

      Contact Julian Hubbersgilt (jhubbersgilt@waterperrygardens.co.uk) for an application form.

      Volunteers

      Waterperry Gardens is a unique environment which welcomes volunteers in its gardens, nursery, and plant area. However these opportunities are limited, so if you think this is for you and you would like to work with our dedicated team and benefit from their expertise, why not get in touch?

      Interested candidates should contact the office on 01844 339254 or e-mail rjacobs@waterperrygardens.co.uk

      Course Tutors

      We are looking for an experienced tutor to teach a Beginners Art course and would like to hear from you if you feel you can offer something special within the unique environment of Waterperry Gardens. Contact Cheryl (email/phone below)

      Waterperry Gardens offers a great range of high quality courses in both horticulture/gardening and the arts. We provide a superb teaching experience in great surroundings and are always looking for special teachers who want to contribute to this vision. If you think you have something unique to offer, feel free to get in touch.

      Contact Cheryl Brookes in the first instance on 01844 337266 or email cbrookes@waterperrygardens.co.uk with details of your expertise

      Waterperry House staff vacancies

      Member of Household staff

      This position involves the following duties:  finishing off household washing; preparing laundry for collection; tidying laundry areas; checking rooms throughout the house; sorting lost property, and would be for 4 days per month. In addition, each Friday, arranging flowers in the main areas;tidying and clearing flower room, cleaning out hoovers, and other restocking duties.

      The rate is £7 per hour, depending on experience.

      Interested candidates should contact David Hockley on 07714065211

      Handyman

      This role  which would be for 10 days per month, covers plumbing and carpentry maintenance, and also includes painting and maintenance work.

      The rate is £7 per hour, depending on experience.

      Interested candidates should contact David Hockley on 07714065211