Apprentice Groundsperson

9 April 2019
Fixed Term
Full Time
Up to 2 years
Bramcote Groundsperson Depot., Moor Lane, Bramcote, NG9 3GE.
Age Related National Minimum Wage

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.

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. 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 Level1 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:

Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education / Horticulture and Landscape Operative

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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