Nursery Manager - Full Time

Posted: 16 Feb 2024
Location: South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LY
Company: Tates of Sussex Garden Centres
Salary: Competitive

We are looking for a Department Manager for our small but busy nursery based at South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks.
You will be required to:
Coordinate the production plan of plants grown on the nursery.
Manage a small team, while minimising production and labour costs and maintaining high quality standards.
Oversee the day to day nursery operations. Organisation of workload. Potting and general plant care. Stock control.
Crop protection. Monitoring pest control. Maintenance of nursery facilities and equipment.
Coordinate the induction, training and coaching of the nursery team.
Liaising with garden centres for collating and supplying of plants. Inspect and clean plants ready for despatch.
Assist in the general maintenance of the plant nursery.
Ensure the plant nursery meets all health and safety regulations.
Expert horticultural knowledge and experience working with plants is essential for this role. The successful applicant must hold PA1 and PA6 qualifications.
Possible support with relocation/accommodation if required.