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Apprentice Gardener/ Groundsperson

Salary:
£12,735 a year
Location:
Yorkshire And The Humber
Company:
University of York

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Following the ongoing success of our Apprenticeship scheme, we are looking to appoint a further Apprentice Gardener/Grounds person.

During this training role you will support an established team in completing activities associated with all aspects of grounds maintenance and sports fields works. In addition you will attend Askham Bryan College where further training will be delivered in a 'block release' manner.

English & Maths GCSE at Level 2 or above are required. You will work to successfully complete the Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship Standard.

You should be enthusiastic and self-motivated and ideally have some hands on experience of a horticulture related activity or a genuine interest Horticulture, Grounds Maintenance and/or Sports Fields work.

Employment is not guaranteed at the end of the apprenticeship, however, it is anticipated that the role holder will gain the skills and qualifications required to apply for relevant University job vacancies.

Enquiries to Chris Sockett, Landscape & Amenities Manager via email at chris.sockett@york.ac.uk or phone on 01904 322124.

You can view the University grounds and areas of the Grounds & Maintenance Team works at https://www.instagram.com/uoy_grounds_and_gardens/

24 month training position

Available from August 2019

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork

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