Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Service Care Solutions is looking for an experienced Gardener to work for a local authority in Swindon.

Job Purpose:
Maintain and develop the historic ornamental grounds and gardens to the highest horticultural standards and contribute to the overall improvement in the quality of Lydiard Park.

The main duties will include:

  • Maintain the walled flower garden, courtyard garden and ornamental home circuit to the highest horticultural standards, working closely with the Lydiard Management Team.

  • Secure the continuing restoration of Lydiard Park gardens in accordance with the Council's objectives, policies and agreed management plan.

    Contribute towards the periodic review of these policies and plans.

  • Prepare, operate and monitor weekly, monthly and annual programs of work and costs for the garden team to include the maintenance and development of historic plant collections.

  • Provide reports to the Lydiard Manager as required.


  • Good written communication skills, to write reports, letters and complete forms.

  • Good verbal communication skills, ability to communicate with staff, volunteers, public, contractors/advisors, and other council employees.

  • Self directed and motivated.

  • Previous gardening experience.

Working hours will be:
Monday to Friday 7:30am-4pm

For more information please contact Hona on 01772 208967 or send an email to