Nursery Technician Vacancy

Nursery Technician Vacancy

We are recruiting for a full-time Nursery Technician to carry out nursery work for the effective running of the nursery, including unloading lorries, accurate labelling, after care and merchandising of plant/shrub/tree stock.

If you are interested, we want to hear from you!

About the role

The overall role of this position is to work as part of a team to help run and maintain the nursery, to a high and professional standard, whilst providing excellent customer service. 

The ideal candidate

  • Excellent customer care and service
  • Good working knowledge and experience of horticulture (not essential as full training will be given)
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Diploma in Horticulture Practice or equivalent qualifications  is beneficial but not essential as full training will be given
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Nursery experience (not essential however must demonstrate a genuine interest in horticulture)
  • Demonstrate good attention to detail and work well under pressure during the peak season
  • GCSE Qualifications (Level 4 and above essential for English and Math)

Starting salary: £24,970 - £26,500 (dependent on experience and fulfilment of ‘Essential’ criteria) for a Fixed Term of 12 months


  • Staff discount (after qualifying probationary period)
  • Private health care (including employee assistance program)
  • Free car parking
  • Free tea/coffee
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Regular social events
  • Contributory pension scheme

How to apply

If you are interested, please contact Grace, Provender’s HR Administrator at

Closing date for applications: 31 January 2024

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