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The Cherries, 30 Julian Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5HW

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking for a Gardener to join Priory Adult Care at our services within Folkestone. 

This is a multi-site role and you will be expected to travel between multiple services. 

As a Gardener you will ensure that the grounds and garden are maintained to high standards at our residential homes, to assist the well-being, safety and comfort of the individuals we support.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintains a safe and habitable environment throughout the service’s gardens and grounds, in line with quality standards and ensures that work processes comply with statutory regulations.
  • Undertakes a variety of general maintenance jobs as required, with particular focus on the exterior of the building and the gardens/grounds.
  • Identifies and suggests improvements to the gardens and grounds – thereafter, actions as agreed.
  • Liaises with local contractors on site, as required, providing local knowledge and guidance, in order that planned and preventative maintenance schedules can be completed in a timely fashion.

The successful candidate will have at least 1 year’s gardening experience and must hold a full clean driving license due to being based at multiple sites. 


Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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