We are currently seeking to recruit for the following role:

Head Gardener

Care Ashore is charity that serves all seafarers, fishermen and their dependants in need, by providing supported housing and holiday accommodation on its extensive estate in rural Surrey.

The charity also manages a number of commercial activities including property and farm rental, camping and caravanning, fishing, clay pigeon shooting, guest rooms and a number of events to generate income to subsidise the cost of services offered to seafarers and to support capital projects on site.

Working within a small estates team you will have responsibility for the care, improvement and maintenance of our substantial grounds, including the walled garden with 3 large greenhouses, the Japanese water garden, orchards, fishing lake and numerous lawned areas.

You will be working with horticultural apprentices and volunteers so patience and a willingness to teach others your skills and knowledge would be required. Due to the location a full driving licence is required.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mark Pearl on 01403 752555 Please send CV's to

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