Job Title : Apprentice Under Gardener
Employer : Norse Management (UK) Ltd
Location : Tendering, Essex, CO16 0BG
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01728
Vacancy Short Description : This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic applicant to become part of a small and dedicated team encompassing all aspects of horticulture.
Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and maths at grades 9- 4 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required.
Vacancy Full Description : The Trainee Under – Gardener will be answerable to the Head Gardener and Caretaker and will learn all aspects of horticulture and arboriculture.
Duties will include:
The establishment and maintenance of plants and cultivated areas
Clearing and preparing areas
Watering and caring for existing plants
Tree maintenance and up keep
Hard-landscaping will include the establishment of hard surfaces and structures in addition to the establishment of plants in cultivated area
Working as a team member and complying with health and safety requirements
Grass cutting and strimming and keeping the site tidy
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon-Fri with possible weekend or evening cover
Salary : £ 192.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 21/06/2021
Possible Start Date : 05/07/2021
Personal Qualities : Must be happy to work outdoors in a diverse environment
Be happy to be around dogs and be physically fit
Be able to work in a team
Skills Required : Good communication skills and problem solving
Keen interest in horticulture and arboriculture
Good time keeping
Keen and willing to learn
Future Prospects : Excellent prospects for the right person leading to head gardenership.
Training to be Provided : Horticulture/Landscape Operative Standard, Emergency First Aid at Work, Safe use of Pesticides, Functional Skills maths and English
Other Information : This job is based outside
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