Apprenticeship Grounds Person

This post has been identified as being suitable for Nottinghamshire County Council’s Apprenticeship Scheme.

In order to apply for this post you must be willing to undertake training against an appropriate Apprenticeship Standard that will be delivered by an approved training provider.

Apprenticeships are open to all ages and abilities and are designed to encourage people who may not have the necessary experience or qualifications to access employment.

29 August 2019
Fixed Term
Full Time
2 years
Various locations - to be confirmed
Age related National Minimum Wage

Nottinghamshire County Council Landscape Services are pleased to be able to offer an apprenticeship in grounds maintenance, working predominantly in the Broxtowe area, although this may flex to work with other teams to give a larger overview of a range of landscape tasks

Duties are to include all aspects of Grounds Maintenance and summer and Winter sports pitch markings with the successful applicant receiving on the job and training from a recognised provider. The JD provided for this post is to show where the apprentice will learn key skills to be able to carry out the required tasks.

Working as part of a small team, directed by a Team Leader, you will service the needs of a group of customers in a geographical area.

Full uniform is provided, along with paid leave.            

A condition of this employment is the successful completion of the Horticulture and Landscape Operative Level 2. The duration of this Apprenticeship is 24 months.

In order to undertake this Apprenticeship you must have a Level 1 qualification in English and Maths and be capable of achieving Level 2 by the end of the Apprenticeship.

Full details of this apprenticeship can be found here:

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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