Nurture Landscapes Limited

Apprentice Gardener - Intermediate (Level 2)

Nurture Landscapes Limited (Employer)

Central Young Men's Christian Association (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £260.00
40.0 hours per week Mon - Fri - Between 0730 - 1630
12 months (duration)
6 May 2021(start date)
Horticulture and Landscape Operative (apprenticeship standard)
4 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Nurture Landscapes, a multi award winning, National Grounds Maintenance company is seeking to appoint an Apprentice Gardener at the prestigious Twycross Zoo site. Level 2 Horticulture apprenticeship standard.

Responsibilities

Working as part of a team of 3 full time dedicated gardeners you will be responsible in maintaining the sites 80 acres of mature grounds. Covering all aspects of horticulture from our onsite yard, this site provides a great starting point for you to learn a career in Horticulture

Duties include all aspects of gardening including,

  • Turf care
  • Planting
  • Pruning
  • Weeding
  • Tree works
  • Water feature maintenance
  • Environmental and ecological improvement and management

Working in all weathers you will be keen to learn, able to work on your own or within a team

Future Prospects

Possible progression onto higher apprenticeship training.

Reality Check

Enjoys working outside – sunshine or rain

Skills Required

  • Effective oral and written communication skills necessary to meet the duties of the post
  • Aptitude to communicate effectively with colleagues and members of the public 
  • Evidence of customer/client care skills 
  • A demonstrable ability to establish and sustain good working relationship within a team environment or the ability and initiative to work alone

Qualities Required

  • A real interest in working in a parks or landscape environment
  • The ability to develop new skills in horticulture and a willingness to learn about plants and landscaping

Qualifications Required

Educational certificates to demonstrates a good standard of numeracy and English grammar.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Horticulture apprenticeship standard.
  • Functional skills if required
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