Position Available: Team Leader at Joseph Rochford Gardens

Are you passionate about plants and people? Joseph Rochford Gardens, a family-run wholesale plant nursery, is looking for a dedicated Team Leader to join our team. We value fresh faces and new ideas alongside experienced insights. If you love getting the job done, have experience in horticulture and a desire for nurturing both plants and people, this is the perfect opportunity for you!


Key Responsibilities:

- Lead and inspire a team of horticultural professionals

- Working with the Nursery Manager, lead teams in daily operations to ensure the highest quality plant care and customer service 

- Foster a safe, positive, and collaborative work environment

- Report progress, suggest improvements, and implement solutions



- Proven experience in horticulture

- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

- Passion for plants and people

- Knowledge of plant health and maintenance techniques

- Excellent organizational and communication skills

- Physical stamina and ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions

- Ability to work well in a team environment


Good to have (Training can be given):

- PA1, PA6 pesticide application certificates

- experience working with loaders, and Loader training

- Proven stock systems and computer skills

- Appropriate first aid certificates

- Knowledge of OHAS (BOPP) accreditation

- Qualification in horticulture or related field


Join our family business and help us grow!

£30,900 to £34,100 depending on qualifications and experience.

Apply today to be a part of Joseph Rochford Gardens.

Applications to be complete and submitted to [email protected] by 8am Monday 22nd July.

Application form PDF

Application form Word

Team Leader Job Description

Successful applications can expect Interviews Wednesday 24th, or Thursday 25th.

References will be taken.