• Based in Yeovil
  • 16 hours per week
  • £7,556 per annum (based on a full time salary of £17,474.86)

Estates and Grounds Maintenance at St. Margaret’s Hospice is entering into an exciting phase of development. As such we are looking for a part-time gardener to join our Estates Team and to provide organisation, supervision for volunteers and delivery of the garden maintenance service required to operate St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice and its subsidiary companies efficiently and to cost.

The successful candidate will work along side the Estates team and will have responsibility for the daily maintenance and development of the garden and grounds. They will have a knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations that impact on their activities to ensure our patients, staff and visitors remain safe. 

The successful applicants must have:

  • A passion for gardening with proven experience and knowledge plant and tree care.
  • Experience with hand-mowers, ride on mowers, strimmers, hedge cutters, leaf blowers etc.
  • A flexible approach, be motivated and able to work well as part of a small team; to supervise a small team of garden volunteers.
  • Ability to travel to other hospice sites on occasion

For more information about the role email [email protected]

Closing date:  2 June 2019

Interview date:  12 June 2019


How to apply

Please click the links below to download a Job Description, Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form:

Job Description

Application Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Alternatively, please contact our 24 hour recruitment line on (01823) 365627

or e-mail: [email protected].

Please return your completed Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form either to the email address above, or post to: HR Department, St. Margaret’s Hospice, Heron Drive, Bishop's Hull, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA.

Applicants are strongly advised to read the following documents before applying:

Guidlines for Applicants

Employee Handbook


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