Job description


Gardener / Groundskeeper Required


16 hours per week (overtime available)

Kirklinton Hall is an 17th century Grade II listed ruined manor set in c.13 acres of landscaped gardens, meadow and the remains of a walled garden. It is a tranquil, rural location encircled by a beck and established woodland. This is a rare opportunity to leave your mark on a rebuilding this amazing garden

You will be working alongside the owners to rebuild Kirklinton Hall gardens. The role will include all aspects of gardening and grounds maintenance across all seasons. A comprehensive range of modern equipment is available. Experience using mechanical equipment is preferred. A suitable candidate must be organised, efficient, conscientious with exacting eye for detail. We are ideally looking for someone with at least 1 year experience in horticulture however it is not essential.


We are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


The ideal candidate will be: ·

· Enthusiastic, self-motivated with a practical mind set ·

· Hardworking, reliable, punctual with good attention to detail ·

· Polite, with excellent communication skills ·

· Be physically fit and be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers ·

· Able to work on your own initiative and under instructions as part of a team ·

· Some previous practical experience in this area preferred

Salary: from £12.00 per hour (dependant on experience)

Expected hours: 16 hrs per week


- Maintain and care for the grounds of the property, including lawns, gardens, and landscaping.
- Perform regular landscape maintenance tasks such as mowing, edging, weeding, and pruning.
- Operate hand tools and power tools to complete groundskeeping tasks.
- Plant and maintain flowers, shrubs, and trees to enhance the overall appearance of the property.
- Remove debris and litter from the grounds to maintain a clean and tidy environment.
- Assist with the setup and breakdown of outdoor events or activities as needed.


- Previous experience in groundskeeping or landscaping preferred but not required.
- Knowledge of various hand tools and power tools used in groundskeeping.
- Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting heavy objects, bending, kneeling, and standing for extended periods.
- Excellent time management skills to prioritize tasks effectively.
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team.


Job Type: Part-time


Salary: from £12 per hour (dependant on experience)



Company pension

Employee discount


Free parking

On-site parking






-Gardening: 1 year (preferred)



-Driving Licence (required)


All CV's an applications to be in by December 31st