Grounds Person, Gardener

Twickenham, United Kingdom
£21,236 per annum
01 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
03 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 03/10/2021
Location: St Mary's University, Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX
Salary: £21,236 per annum
Package: 23 days of annual leave as well as University Closure Days and Bank Holidays
Job category/type: Professional Services

Grounds Person - Gardener

Job description

We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, is well organised and able to work well on their own and as part of a team. You will have previous Grounds and Gardening experience. An NVQ in Amenity Horticulture/Sports Turf (Level 2), equivalent qualification, or evidenced experience is essential.

The post holder will assist with the maintenance of playing surfaces and amenities at St Mary’s University Twickenham. Duties will include routine gardening tasks and the care and preparation of sports pitches as well as assisting with waste management duties.

Please ensure that when applying for this role you address as many aspects of the Person Specification in the Job Description as possible to provide a clear indication of your suitability.


The role holder will be in receipt of our generous benefits package. These include, but are not limited to- 23 days annual leave (increasing to 25 days after 5 years service), Bank holidays & closure days off, staff discounts on a range of products, access to an extensive package of family friendly policies (such as additional maternity & paternity leave) and career development. See our recruitment site for a full list.

For further details this role, please see the attached job description on our recruitment site.

The closing date (3rd October 2021 at 23.59) is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy at our discretion once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Interviews are likely to be held shortly afterwards.

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