Role summary


Gardener / Maintenance Assistant


Henley-on-Thames - Henley Manor

Name of home

Henley Manor

Number of hours


Closing date

20th December 2021

Contract type

Permanent - Full Time


£10.22 per hour

Contact details

Lenya Psota-Paris

Job details

Hallmark Care Homes is a family-run provider of care homes across the UK, we understand the importance of nurturing relationships and so all of our care is centred around family values. We have 20 care homes across the country, filled with innovative facilities and supported by a dedicated care team for a comfortable stay alongside the highest quality care available.


The Role:

Reporting to the Maintenance Operative, the Gardener is responsible for ensuring maintenance of the garden and grounds to high standard.

The Gardener will ensure that the full extent of the grounds and gardens is a high-quality amenity for residents, their relatives and our team.

General home maintenance, compliance checks and ad-hoc maintenance tasks under the direction of the Maintenance Operative.

You will:

  • Maintain the grounds and gardens as a safe environment through regular maintenance, removal of slip and trip hazards and seasonal gritting.
  • Take care of the lawns and planted areas (feeding, spiking, weeding, treating, re-seeding) combined with the regular mowing, trimming of lawn edges and watering.
  • Work within a budget provided by the Home Manager, obtaining approval form the Home Manager for all expenditure.
  • Engage with the residents to enable then to participate in the gardening activity, with planting and growing vegetates etc.
  • Complete ad-hoc maintenance tasks and compliance checks under the direction of the Maintenance Operative.

You will be:

  • Outstanding. We are rated by residents, relatives and our communities so highly because of our team.
  • Ethical. We do things the right way, and live by our Charter.
  • Experienced in working within a gardening environment.
  • Compliant to working to COSHH Regulations and the Health & Safety Policies.

You can expect:

  • To work with a company that is values driven and sees people as our greatest asset.
  • Industry leading training and development coupled with excellent career progression.
  • Excellent benefits, including pension, life assurance, and optional healthcare as standard.
  • Use of our rewards and discount scheme – Hallmark Rewards.
  • Work - Life balance.

Hallmark Care Homes are committed to creating COVID-19 safe environments for all residents and team members. As of the 11th November 2021 we are only able to consider those who are fully vaccinated or have an evidenced exemption. If you have not already had a vaccination and do not intend to, unfortunately we will not be able to consider your application at this time.

To apply for the opportunity, please send your CV to us today.

Apply now