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Groundskeeper - Henley on Thames RG9

Grounds Keeper


£19,000 - £28,000

Immediate Start

Hunter Mason Consulting are looking to recruit an enthuseastic grounds keeper for an amazing client.

You will be working 40 hours per week with an unpaid lunch hour and 2 x 20 min paid breaks. Additional hours will be required throughout the year.. Any additional hours worked attract additional payment and the timings are agreed in advance


Maintain pitches and grounds to a high standard.


Marking out pitches

Preparing and maintaining soil

General maintenance duties.


  • Qualification in grounds/turf management (desirable) Full training is available.

  • PA1 and PA6 Spraying certificate (desirable). Full training is available.

  • • Chainsaw CS30 /31 qualification (desirable). Full training is available.

  • Good general education including English and Maths

  • Full driving licence (desirable)

  • D1 licence (desirable)

  • Health and safety qualifications (desirable). Full training is available

  • Good working knowledge of health and safety

  • Experience of working as a groundsperson or in a similar role

  • Experience of working with horticultural machinery or similar

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Ability to prioritise with excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to follow and carry out instructions independently but seek clarification where necessary

  • Adaptability to changing hours and work in all weathers

  • Ability and enthusiasm for completing work to a high standard

  • Physically fit with the ability to undertake moderate and occasional heavy lifting

  • Excellent understanding of the need for high level of customer service, friendly and approachable

  • Experience of working to deadlines

  • Basic ICT skills

  • Willingness to be an effective and flexible member of a small team

  • Ability to develop effective and supportive relationships with colleagues and clients, both internal and external

  • Organised and self-motivated

  • Interest in the work of the school and willingness to uphold Shiplake College’s aims and ethos

  • Motivation and interest in further personal development

  • Reliable

  • Self-reliance and self-motivation

  • Ability to drive a minibus (desirable)

Free onsite car parking is available. Bike storage is also available.

Support staff are eligible to join the Pensions Trust (5% contribution from staff, 6.85% from Employer).

Bring your dog to work. Dogs form an important part of our community and some staff bring dogs to work.

Complimentary lunches when working. Snacks at break time and hot drinks throughout the day.

Free access to the outdoor swimming pool for staff and their families, at agreed times when the pool is open during the summer months.

Free access to the onsite weights rooms and fitness suites for staff (and partners living onsite).

Apply now! mark @ huntermasonconsulting . com

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £19,000.00-£28,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: groundskeeper - mt

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