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Permanent Full Time Position - Nursery Worker

Wykeham Mature Plants is a plant nursery based at Wykeham near Scarborough growing mature trees and shrubs both for the retail and trade.

We are looking for a full time permanent nursery worker.

About the role

Activities will involve a range of physical outside tasks on the nursery, working with our large trees, specimen shrubs and instant hedging – candidates may also on occasion be required to assist our team of skilled operatives in planting our stock off-site for customers.


8.00am – 4.30pm Monday - Thursday

8.00am – 3.30pm Friday

(Plus overtime on occasion)

Flexibility may be required to work additional hours as demand and the season requires.

What we're looking for

Horticultural experience preferred, or a genuine interest and willingness to learn plant identification and nursery skills essential.

Experience driving tractors, diggers, forklifts all desirable but training can be given.

This is an outdoors all weather role that involves regular heavy lifting, so excellent manual handling experience is essential.

Own transport is essential due to the location of the nursery.

If you are interested in joining our team please email your CV to

You can also send your CV and cover letter to Claire Eade, Wykeham Mature Plants, The Bothy, The Walled Garden, Wykeham Abbey, Wykeham, YO13 9QS.

Closing date for applications Friday 4th September.