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Level 2 Apprentice Gardener
Robinson College

Location:

Cambridge, CB3 9AN

Course level:

Intermediate

Course Duration:

24 months

Reference Number:

Salary:

£18,366 per year

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

Robinson College is looking to recruit an Apprentice Gardener. This is a two year fixed term apprenticeship and we are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible. Together with supervision by KEITS, Robinson will provide full time, paid work with training. This includes 1 day a week college attendance in term time, as well as work based training and any other training deemed necessary. The successful candidate will display an enthusiastic interest in horticulture with a keen desire to learn and develop their skills in this area. The role involves assisting members of the gardening team in the day to day running of the College gardens and carrying out duties within their capabilities that are required by the Head Gardener or members of his team.

This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring Gardener to learn valuable skills and techniques which will give them a great start in to their career as a Gardner.

The role involves:

  • Maintaining borders
  • Greenhouse work
  • Turf care
  • Leaf sweeping
  • Hedge cutting
  • Other associated duties within the College garden

Desired Skills:

  • A keen interest in horticulture
  • A can do attitude who is willing to learn

Desired Personal Qualities:

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Ability to carry out physical requirements of the role

Desired Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will ideally possess GCSE Maths and English at grades A – E.

Extra Info:

  • 33 days annual leave per annum
  • Free lunch on duty
  • Uniform provided

 

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