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Head of Gardens, Grounds and Sports Facilities

A rewarding and challenging opportunity has arisen to develop and maintain our 25 acres of gardens and sports ground/facilities as the College goes through a period of considerable change.

Ideally you will be a qualified horticulturalist but you will need to demonstrate extensive knowledge of plants good landscaping skills and creative flair, the ability to plan ahead, as well as exceptional people management skills. 

In addition you must be a proactive, imaginative and highly motivated individual with a love of and hands-on approach to horticulture. Meticulous and hardworking, you will also have and expect high attention to detail.

In return the College offers an excellent remuneration package which, as well as a competitive salary, includes:

  • a very generous defined benefit pension scheme (Your pension payment and lump-sum on retirement is predetermined by a formula based on your earnings history, tenure of service and age, rather than depending directly on investment returns).  Monthly employer contributions are currently 18.2%.
  • a great working environment
  • free on-site parking
  • meals on duty
  • subsidised access to our College gym

For the right candidate, this is a long-term role and an exciting opportunity to work on a developing estate within a college of Cambridge University.

Job Description

Application Form

All applications should be sent to Amanda Drummond, Personnel Manager, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH or to And should include details of your current salary and your salary expectation

Closing Date for applications is midday Wednesday 31 January 2018.

The College pursues a policy of Equal Opportunities.

Casual staff needed – front of house waiting staff

We are looking for enthusiastic, customer focussed people to help us deliver an excellent catering service to the College. This is a typical food service role in either our café, lunch or evening counter service, also formal dinners and banqueting. Typical shifts are either 10am-2pm, 5.00pm-8pm or 5.00 until 9.30/10pm. Experience is not necessary – what is important to us is a can do attitude and a willingness to provide the very best!

In return, we can offer you straight shifts, great rates of pay and meals on duty. What’s more, we are willing to be flexible with shifts and shift patterns to accommodate school ‘pick up’ and ‘drop off’ time and school holidays.

If you are interested in working with us please send your CV to Personnel on




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