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Live-in gardener/handyman

Based in Scarborough

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Castle Industrial and Agriculture are recruiting for a live-in gardener/handyman to work for a beautifully maintained privately owned and lived in estate on the outskirts of Scarborough.

The Position:

Castle Industrial and Agriculture are recruiting for a live-in gardener/handyman to work for a beautifully maintained privately owned and lived in estate on the outskirts of Scarborough.

You will be maintaining the gardens and doing general handyman duties as and when required as well as personally assisting the owners in any other duties as requested by them including some driving. The role is physically demanding, but rewarding so will require someone of adequate capabilities for such work. The position will include feeding of and helping with the owner’s dogs, so you will need to have a love for animals and be comfortable with this.

We are seeking someone good natured, personable and hardworking as well a real love for the outdoors and someone who takes pride in what they do. As part of the role you will be living opposite the estate in a beautiful 2-bedroom cottage which is in walking distance to the estate.

  • Do you have a passion and drive for gardening, maintenance of gardens and experience of being a general handyman?
  • Do you have a love for the outdoors, working hard and taking pride in the work that you do?
  • Are you a dog lover, personable, a team player, reliable, love a challenge and not afraid of physically demanding work?
  • Are you looking for a new start, within a role that would be very rewarding both physically and mentally as well as having the opportunity to live in a lovely 2-bedroom just down the road from the estate.

If so, we want to hear from you!

Requirements:

  • You MUST have experience of gardening to a high standard and maintaining gardens
  • You MUST have experience of general handyman duties for example fixing guttering, shelving, fixing doors and fitting lightbulbs
  • You MUST be a dog lover and have a love of the outdoors
  • You MUST have a full clean driving licence
  • IDEALLY you will have experience of working within a similar role before

The Company

  • A privately-owned estate in the outskirts of Scarborough
  • The estate is easily accessible from Scarborough and surrounding area
  • An excellent opportunity to take pride in what you do and gain further experience in gardening and maintenance

 

 

 

 

The Benefits:

  • Mondays to Saturdays with flexibility on when you work
  • Full time hours
  • Permanent, live-in position
  • £19,500 - £21,500 pa depending upon skills and experience
  • Working on a beautiful estate property alongside the owners

About us:

CASTLE has been established for 50 years providing expert recruitment solutions to the local and wider Yorkshire areas, we have offices in Scarborough and York with 18 specialised staff building trusted partnerships with their clients and candidates. We run a Refer a Friend scheme with shopping voucher rewards for you when they are placed in work – so please recommend a friend to us!

CONTACT: 

Kate Spivey on 01723 500643 or kate.maynard@castle-employment.co.uk

 

Salary:
Between £19,500 and £21,500 Per Annum
Position:
Permanent
Located in:
Scarborough
Closing Date:
29th August 2017
Employer:
Castle Employment Agency Ltd.
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