Horticultural Nursery Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00000584-1
  • Date Posted: 24 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Grapevine
  • Location: Thorpe le Soken, Essex
  • Salary: £8.72 Per Hour
  • Sector: Warehouse
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Rob Wells
  • Email: rob@grapevinerecruitment.com

Job Description

Our client based in Thorpe - Le - Soken is looking for 4 Horticultural nursery assistants to join their team for initially 3 months, but it could lead to longer for the right candidates.

The successful candidates must be physically fit, as will be working on your feet all day, some heavy lifting will be involved, the candidates will be working in a glasshouse which can become very warm in late spring and summer

Hours of work are 0730 - 1600 but could change to 0600 to 1500 or 0900 to 1800 depending on the department you will be working in, breaks are at 10am (30mins) and 1300 (30 mins)

Weekend work and overtime may be available during busy times.

Duties include:


  • Planting
  • Labelling Pot Plants
  • Moving Stock
  • Spacing Plants
  • Picking Orders
  • Watering
  • Building Trolleys

Skills Required:


  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to follow instructions

Personal Qualities:


  • Hardworking
  • Logical
  • Excellent level of fitness
  • Positive outlook
  • Polite and friendly manner