Sidney Sussex College wishes to recruit a Gardener on a full time, permanent basis.  Part of a team of four comprising the Head Gardener, Deputy Head Gardener and two Gardeners.  The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and hard working.  Duties include general garden maintenance for the College and surrounding hostels.  Some overtime and weekend working may be required.

This role involves 37.5 hours per week.  The salary is paid at Band 4 of the Sidney Sussex Pay Scale between £11.76 - £13.15 an hour, equating to £22,932.00 - £25,642.50 per annum.  This post is pensionable under the College’s attractive contributory pension scheme, includes free lunches when on duty and subsidised membership of the College’s gym facilities.

In order to apply, please submit a completed application form with covering letter outlining your suitability for the post, either by e-mail to or by post to the HR Manager, Sidney Sussex College, Sidney Street, Cambridge, CB2 3HU.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 6 February 2023.  Any offer of appointment is subject to:  the receipt of two satisfactory references; verification of identity and qualifications and eligibility to work in the UK.

Sidney Sussex College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality of opportunity and supports and encourages under-represented groups and values diversity for Women, Black and Minority Ethnic, Disabled and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender applicants.