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Apprentice (Gardener)

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Contract Type:
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Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
19/07/2020 23:59
£153.55 per week (NMW in second year)
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You may be required to work at various locations within County Durham
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Job details 

Closing date:
19 Jul

Further information

As an Apprentice Gardener, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience working in the Clean and Green service.

You will develop skills and knowledge through the provision of a high quality grounds maintenance service assisting the team with grass cutting, operating grounds maintenance machinery and powered hand tools. They will also assist with the planting and maintenance of floral displays and shrub, rose and heather beds.

The apprenticeship will be based in various locations across County Durham.

You will be studying towards the Horticulture and Landscape Operative Level 2 via East Durham College.

You must have a good basic education to GCSE level or equivalent, have good communication skills and be able to form effective working relationships with colleagues.

Further information about this apprenticeship can be found in the supporting documents section.

If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact – James Bennett - email: james.bennett@durham.gov.uk or tel: 03000 266047

It is anticipated that interviews will be held (between 3rd and 14th August 2020)

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264469/ 264086/ 266148 or email PESNCC@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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