Walberton Nursery are seeking a Team Leader to develop already established Team Leadership skills. The primary purpose of these cross-functional roles is to lead and supervise a range of production-related teams, involving growing and despatch activities. A summary of tasks and responsibilities is shown below, but it is highly recommended that would-be applicants read the full Job Description to understand the scope of the opportunity:

  • Ensure you and your team are working safely and complying with relevant legislation and established Nursery procedures
  • Lead teams on growing-related tasks, carried out to stated timescales and agreed quality standards
  • Lead teams on Despatch lines to select and prepare plants for sale
  • Uphold batch integrity with regards auditing requirements
  • Deputise across the business as necessary
  • Communicate with other Departments and the Management Team
  • Maintain quality and work rates

Full time position, with minimum working hours as follows:

November to February 32.5 hours per week:

Monday to Friday 08:30 – 15:45

March to July 44 hours per week:

Monday to Wednesday 07:30 – 17:15
Thursday 07:30 – 13:00
Friday 07:30 – 16:15
Saturday 08:00 – 12:00

August to October 39 hours per week:

Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 16:45
Friday 08:00 – 15:45

Candidates must have excellent attention to detail and organisational skills, as well as team leading and team building capabilities. Experience and proven ability in horticulture are essential. A Horticultural or Team Leading qualification would be preferable. On offer is a competitive salary from £18,254 to £18,666 (depending on skills and experience), 268 hours annual leave per year pro rata inc. Bank Holidays, life assurance, investment in continual professional development and a team environment.

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Call Kathy on 01243 551817 for further details. Click here to apply online.


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