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Adventure Play Groundskeeper

Calling All Adventurous Souls! Join Us as an Adventure Play Groundskeeper! 

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey? Do you have a passion for fostering joy, laughter, and unforgettable experiences in the hearts of children? If so, we have the opportunity for you!

By joining our Adventure play team as Groundskeeper, you will help with the general maintenance and upkeep of the gardens in the Walled Garden area. This will include daily checks, repairs, general maintenance and supporting the visitor teams in the day to day running, ensuring our visitor have a safe, well maintained and welcoming environment to enjoy 364 days a year! 

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience of maintenance roles is desirable
  • General but basic garden skills are all regarded as beneficial
  • Manual handling
  • Customer facing environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety in the workplace  
  • Hold a Full Clean UK Drivers License
  • Ability to work on their own with minimal supervision  
  • Set and maintain very high standards of delivery – attention to detail essential
  • Driven to complete tasks above expectations
  • Flexible/adaptable “can do” approach to work
  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Able to work in a demanding and busy area
  • Relishes a new challenge everyday
  • Honest, reliable and committed
  • Team players
  • Self-motivate

What's in it for you: 

  • An extraordinary work environment, surrounded in rich history and stunning landscapes
  • Staff Discounts: 
     20% on Blenheim retail
     50% on Blenheim Café food outlets
     30% on Blenheim Restaurants (Clementine's/Orangery)
  • Pension 
  • Free breakfast on Friday
  • Staff Events
  • Annual Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Access to wellbeing resources and events for you and your Family
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Free Christmas tree
  • Complimentary Event Tickets
  • Annual Pass
  • Access to our Benefits Platform with a range of additional benefits 


Benefits vary dependant on Contract Type


A bit about us!

Our vision is to be the lifeblood of the local economy, to enhance the lives of the people of Oxfordshire, to share this magnificent Palace and to conserve and protect it for future generations for more than three hundred years, we have been privileged to serve as custodians of somewhere special.

Through the centuries many things have changed, but three things have stayed constant; a duty to preserve our legacy, a responsibility to continually evolve and a need to sustain a strong connection with the community using our three businesses to pave the way. 


Our People Promise is to help our employees, Grow, Give and Belong!

Grow - At Blenheim your talent is nurtured and your wellbeing in championed.

Give - Being apart of something much bigger, giving back to the wider community to work collaboratively and to meet our shared goals

Belong - Be apart of something special, know you matter and belong. 


How to Apply: 

If you are excited about joining our team and believe you have the skills and qualities we are looking for, please submit your CV. We look forward to reviewing your application!


Blenheim Palace, Woodstock



Job Type

Full time

Contract Type





40 hour, Worked Variable, 5 out of 7 days (Including weekends)

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