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Temporary Full Time Position - Potting

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 temporary horticultural worker to pot up mature trees and shrubs.

About the role

This is a temporary position commencing mid  September and ending when potting is completed in early spring.

The position is mainly shed based but will include the setting out of potted plants onto the Nursery and involves handling and planting large heavy trees and shurbs into large pots. This is an outdoors, all-weather job.

If business remains positive and you have shown a genuine interest in the role, we may be able to consider a permanent position as a Horticultural Worker on the Nursery. However this will depend on the current climate and unfortunately is not guaranteed.


8.00am – 4.30pm Monday - Thursday

8.00am – 3.30pm Friday

What we're looking for

Full training will be given, however an interest in horticulture would be an advantage.

The role involves regular heavy lifting so excellent manual handling experience in 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 is Friday 4th Sept.