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Apprentice Gardener : The Garden Barn - R L Clifton-Brown and Son



26th March 2021

Vacancy Full Description
An apprentice gardener will work alongside our experienced gardener. They will be required to mow grass, prune shrubs, use mechanical hedge cutters, rotavators, strimmers and lawn mowers. Other duties will include watering, weeding and propagating. We garden over at least three sites (holiday lets on our farm) as well as looking after the church yard and verges in the village. At Little Bradley Hall we run a wedding venue so you will help in getting ready for approx. 20 weddings a year. Attention to detail is very important as we are required to keep the garden looking immaculate.

Qualifications Required
Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades 9- 4 for an Advanced Apprenticeship and 9-3 for an Intermediate. Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.


Personal Qualities
The applicant should like being outside all year round. Be able to take instruction and work in a team or independently. Attention to detail is important as well as good time keeping and a sense of humour. Non-smoker preferred.
Skills Required
Good leaner, physically strong, able to take direction, have good attention to detail. Ask if you don’t understand what is being asked of you. Good time keeping is essential. Driver would be helpful to get around different locations.
Future Prospects
A permanent full time position may be available at the end of the apprenticeship for the right person. We may offer to pay for training in spraying and chain sawing.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/04/2021


£145.25 (Weekly)


This job is located in Little Bradley, Haverhill

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