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Job: Playground Equipment Installer @ J C Gardens & Climbing Frames

Are you looking for a new challenge? J C Gardens & Climbing Frames have a great new role for a Playground Equipment Installer available and have chosen to share their vacancy with us after being impressed by our trainees and alumni in the past.

Speaking to our team, JC Gardens CEO Julian Cochrane explained: We recently employed someone who was very good from Able Skills”.

Following a great experience with Able Skills trainees, the Battersea-based company are clearly impressed by the abilities of out students, making this a great opportunity for anyone looking for a hands-on role in the Great Outdoors.

Find full details of the role, plus contact details below…

About  J C Gardens & Climbing Frames

JC Gardens & Climbing Frames is a small, independent company based in Battersea, South London specialising in the design and construction of bespoke wooden climbing frames and play areas for children.

The company’s climbing frames are custom made to order by hand, then erected on site by highly skilled craftsmen. JC Garden’s clients include schools, local councils as well as private clients – mostly in London – but also all over the UK. With annual exhibits at the Chelsea Flower Show, this is a flourishing business with plenty going on.

The Vacancy: Playground Equipment Installer

This role is open to applicants on a permanent basis following the completion of a 2 week, fully paid trial period. Key responsibilities include:

  • Plotting out & marking where posts will be concreted into the ground accurately & using a hole borer machine.
  • Assembling prefabricated machined roundwood climbing frame kits to a high standard ensuring all components are level and sound
  • Working under guidance from the team leader
  • Driving to and from jobs. A driving license is preferred and all costs will be covered.


Starting pay is £8 per hour for an 8 hour day or more.

Are You Right for the Role?

This job would suit someone who enjoys the outdoors, enjoys physical work and is happy to work as part of a team. With enthusiasm and commitment there is also the opportunity to grow within the company and the opportunity to gradually learn the skills of the trade first hand.


To apply for this role, please sent a cover letter and CV to