Published on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Apprentice Gardener

Neil Barrett, WF4

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Apprentice Gardener

Job Description:  

This employer provides a wide range of services to its clients and as such, the role will vary day to day depending on their needs.

The successful candidate will work alongside the employer and assist with garden and ground maintenance, including such tasks as: mowing, turfing, pruning, planting, weeding, strimming, hedge cutting, hard and soft landscaping, tree work and plant identification.

Desired Skills:  
  • Willing and keen to learn and gain as much experience out of this opportunity as possible
  • Willing and able to undertake the physical work required, out in all weathers and at height where necessary
  • Ability to take instructions and act appropriately on them
  • A willingness to work flexibly
Personal Qualities:  
  • Helpful and friendly approach 
  • Ability to work calmly and accurately
  • Have a genuine interest in this line of work
  • Enthusiastic
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Organised
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
Desired Qualifications:  

Some previous experience of working in a garden would be helpful but not essential as on-the-job training will be given.

GCSE 4/C in English and Maths

Things to Consider:  The aim of this apprenticeship is to gain a recognised qualification at the end of this fixed term contract and become a gardener and valued member of the team.
Link to Vacancy:  https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-590946
To Apply:  Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.
Closing Date:   14th May
Additional Information:  GreenKeeper is a respected and thriving small family run gardening business based in Wakefield, maintaining both private and commercial gardens and grounds.
   
   
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