Paxton House is family friendly, fun, and full of treasures including a Nationally Significant Collection of Chippendale and Trotter furniture and masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. Everyone is welcome and there is something for all ages. Don’t forget to bring the dog along, after all he’s part of the family too. Enjoy exploring our grounds and gardens, indulge in a delicious lunch in the Stables Café, treat yourself in the Regency gift shop or enjoy a boat trip down the River Tweed. We have a range of events and activities throughout the year. Why not stay here too, either in our caravan site, apartments or glamping site
Vacancy short description: A Fantastic opportunity has arisen for the successful candidate to join the team at a Unique 18th Century 80 Acre Stately Home based in Paxton, 3 miles from Berwick, whilst working towards gaining their qualification at Level 2 in Horticulture.
Vacancy full description:
You will be expected to be creative and bring new ideas. You will effectively manage customer expectations. You will share knowledge and new ideas where required. You will carry out the work to the required standards with efficiency and quality expected by your supervisor (with support and training). You will be expected to work within the terms and conditions of your contract of employment and adhere to company policies, procedures, instructions, values and behaviours.
Future prospects: Progression to level 3 ,Full time employment , In House training with employer ,
Training to be provided: Level 2 Horticulture Standard.
Good personality, Works well with others, Willingness to learn.
Reality check:. This is a very busy and high pressured role, therefore attitude and behaviour is a key element for the successful candidate. You will often be working in elderly people’s properties therefore respect and communication is KEY! You must be able to take instructions and act on them appropriately. The company will provide you with lunch daily.
You will be required to work to the terms and conditions of your contract. You may be required to work early morning, late evenings and weekend on occasion.