Apprentice Gardener- The Guinness Partnership - Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship

  • Recruiter

  • Location

    Rotherham, South Yorkshire
  • Salary

    £147 per week for under 18s up to £274.05 per week for over 25s.
  • Posted

    19/12/18
  • Ref

    CS1562
  • Category

    Horticulture
  • Opportunity type

    Apprenticeships

Apprentice Gardener- The Guinness Partnership - Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship

Opportunity description

The Guinness Partnership are currently recruiting for a Landscape/Horticulture Operative Apprentice - (Garden Services) Rotherham

3000 people help us deliver our home, customer and care services.We’re committed to recruiting and supporting the very best.

Guinness own and manage over 66,000 homes and provide services to more than 140,000 customers.

We operate nationally but pride ourselves on delivering a quality, local service to our customers.

To do this, we hire the best people within care, support, property and maintenance, as well as customer and corporate services.

Your hours of work will be Monday to Friday ( 35  hours per week) between 08:30am – 16:30pm you will be based at  Birch Park Court, Rotherham.

You will be supported by Guinness staff to undertake the role of Garden Services Apprentice. You will also receive dedicated support and teaching from your YMCA Tutor to achieve a Level 2  Horticulture   Apprenticeship qualification

Key duties:

  • Provide a high quality grounds and garden service, ensuring compliance with agreed standards, specifications and timescales.
  • Foster positive working relationships with customers, colleagues and contractors to improve the overall appearance of Guinness estates.
  • Operate, store and maintain equipment to comply with Guinness Health and Safety procedures including COSHH, PPE and prompt reporting of incidents on site.
  • Deliver services to standards and specifications, ensuring awareness of the need to deliver a cost effective service to customers.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Ability to carry out physical tasks within Health and Safety guidelines
  • Able to work effectively within a team
  • Ability to use all equipment safely and effectively
  • Able to deliver great customer service
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Their GCSE Maths and English grades A - E or equivalent

To apply all you need to do is click Find out more and make sure your CV is attached and you include a brief cover letter that explains why you’re interested in this role and why you make the best person for the job!

Please note that YMCA Training is acting as a recruitment partner in this process and you are not required to contact the business directly. If you have any questions or would like some information about this or any other apprenticeships advertised here please get in touch with on   email: David.Miller@ymca.co.uk or  0203 574 4828

Best of luck!