Full time Gardener/Estate Worker and P/t Housekeeper required for a private estate on the banks of Loch Fyne, Scotland. The woodland garden is approximately 20-30 acres but contains large areas of woodland policies with more formal areas of lawns, mature borders, walled garden and ericaceous shrubs.
Applicants will ideally have a horticultural qualification and need to have experience managing large private estate garden/grounds. Key sills required in pruning fruit trees and roses, good all round plant knowledge, DIY skills, ability to maintain and use a range of estate machinery. Ideally you will have PA1/PA6 and chainsaw certificates. Duties include garden maintenance, estate work, preparing firewood, occasion driving etc.
The Housekeeper is required to work a minimum of 5-6 hours/week with additional hours available in the house and garden if desired. The salary for the Housekeeper is £8.50 per hour.
Accommodation is a 3 bedroom cottage with own gardens. The owners welcome couple with children and pets.
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