Vacancies

English Woodlands is a long established specialist supplier of trees, shrubs and associated accessories, supplying to both trade and private clients across southern England. 

The nursery is proud to have gained and retained the Plant Healthy status, an important certification scheme created by Defra as part of the Plant Biosecurity Strategy for Great Britain. 

The company has a reputation for the supply of high quality plants, supported by helpful and expert advice. 

 

We are always interested to hear from skilled professionals within the horticultural industry.  If you are interested in trees and shrubs and are looking to change or commence your career, we would love to hear from you.  We are currently recruiting for two roles.


If you would like to be considered for these vacancies, please send a covering letter together with a CV to: info@ewburrownursery.co.uk:

 

Specimen Tree and Shrub Nursery Worker

 

Located near Heathfield, East Sussex TN21 0UG. Reporting to Warehouse Supervisor.

Salary: Depending on experience

This role involves working as a part of a small team, ensuring the safe receipt, unloading, storage and despatch of all plants and sundries.

Required Skills:

Applicants must be physically fit and happy to work outdoors.
Must be able to integrate with others as part of a small team.
Possess basic plant knowledge.
Fork lift licence would be desirable
To be good with numbers


Working hours are likely to average around 40 hours per week but there can be some flexibility outside of peak periods spring and autumn.

The company offers a minimum of 23 days holiday per year (pro rata) plus bank holidays, to be taken outside peak periods of spring and autumn

There is a contributory pension scheme to which employees are auto-enrolled in accordance with current government requirements.

 

Plant Sales Advisor

 

Located near Heathfield, East Sussex TN21 0UG. Reporting to the Nursery Manager.

Salary: Depending on experience

This role involves working in a small team of four people, focussing primarily on the retail aspects of the business: meeting and greeting visitors to the nursery. An important aspect of the work is to be able to advise customers on their choice of plants and to process the resulting sales transactions. Some nursery work will also be undertaken.  

Applicants should have relevant experience and qualifications, also having the ability and desire to develop in this role. The following skills are essential:

A good level of plant knowledge, preferably including trees, with the ability to give good practical guidance to customers on plant selection and care.
Good communication and inter-personal skills – customer friendly
Computer use is required, for which training will be provided
Applicants must be physically fit and happy to do limited work on the nursery
Need to be able to fit in with and work with others as part of a small team
Hours of work are likely to average around 40 hours per week and will include working on Saturdays. However, there is some flexibility as to which days and hours are worked during the week but it is likely to involve a 5 day week (including Saturday).

The company offers a minimum of 23 days holiday per year (pro rata) plus bank holidays, to be taken outside peak periods of spring and autumn

There is a contributory pension scheme to which employees are auto-enrolled in accordance with current government requirements.