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The Bressingham Gardens are ever growing and developing.

New positions are coming up, both in horticulture and other sectors.

Find on this page any current open positions.






Assistant Gardener

The Bressingham Gardens

Outline Job Spec

  • Assist Head Gardener in day-to-day garden maintenance including digging, planting, dividing perennials, weeding and pruning.
  • Assist with the ongoing development of the Gardens
  • Be able to work alone, or as part of a team and direct other gardeners or volunteers
  • Be able to use and maintain machinery for grass cutting, strimming, and edge cutting
  • Safe use of knapsack sprayer for herbicide (PA1 and PA6 qualifications desirable)

Job type: Full-time, 39 hours

Candidate must be prepared to do occasional weekend work, particularly during summer for irrigation.

Start date: May 2023

To apply, please email a CV and covering letter to

Admin Assistant / Digital Photo Archivist

Plantsman and author Adrian Bloom of The Bressingham Gardens is seeking a part-time assistant to help with developing an existing Horticultural library of over 100K digital images among other tasks.

Initial commitment required is 2-3 days a week.

Possible extension to 4 or 5 days a week in due course.

Work will primarily be at Bressingham, a car and driving license are necessary as the area is not well served by public transport.

Work start date March 2023

Applicants should send a cover letter and CV  to

Job mansions description:

  • General administration
  • Email correspondence
  • Transcribing
  • Invoice creation
  • Proofreading
  • Cataloguing of digital images in Adobe Lightroom Classic
  • Photo editing and processing
  • Digitalization of transparencies/slides

Key skills and competency requirements:

  • Apple / iMac literate
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic
  • Microsoft Office
  • Dropbox

Person specification:

  • Highly organised with ability to prioritise
  • Good communicator and personable
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Attention for detail
  • Interest in plants and knowledge of botanical names