Apprenticeship opportunity in Horticulture and Landscape (Ref: B900)
(18-24 year olds) Starting salary £13,416 - £18,532 p.a. depending on age
Broxbourne Environmental Services Trading Limited (BEST) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Broxbourne Borough Council delivering the Council’s wide range of front line services.
BEST is seeking to recruit suitable candidates to join its apprenticeship scheme. The successful candidates will be working on a range of grounds maintenance activities on the highway and in the Borough’s parks and open spaces.
The salary for this role will start at £13,416 - £18,532 p.a depending on the age of the apprentice, based on a 40-hour week.
The Apprentice will undertake on-the-job training four days per week and attend Capel Manor College on one day per week during term time to study for a Horticulture and Landscape Apprenticeship qualification. Courses start in January 2022.
Applicants must have GCSE passes at grade E / grade 2 or above in English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications). They must also have a good work ethic, be flexible, reliable, and have a positive attitude. Apprentices must enjoy working outside and being part of a successful team. The Apprenticeship will be for 2 years on a fixed-term contract. At the end of this period, a permanent full-time position may be offered.
The benefits package includes:
- 28 days leave entitlement plus additional leave award for good attendance
- A full training and development programme
- NEST Pension Scheme Membership
- Bank Holiday working premium
- Free membership to two local leisure centres, which includes free access to gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a health suite and a range of generous discounts across other leisure and culture services.
- Free Uniform
- Comprehensive benefits and discount scheme
The ability to communicate and understand written and verbal instructions is essential in these posts.
We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
BEST is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Borough of Broxbourne website.
Please provide full details of your employment history and experience to date so that your application can be given full consideration
Application forms must be submitted online quoting the above reference by midnight on Sunday 12/12/2021
BEST c/o Borough Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XQ
Telephone: 01992 785509, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org