Horticulture Apprentice - Lionheart Depot, Alnwick

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/11/2019 09:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Lionheart Depot, Alnwick, NE66 2ER
Closing date:
11 Nov
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across the largest county in the UK. Local Government's ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That's why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

This service:

The Environmental services our responsible for maintaining and up keeping over space, parks and gardens.

The Neighbourhood Services NEAT team are looking for a Horticulture Apprentice to support the team with grounds work, bedding plant production, make hanging baskets,plant bedding displays,assist with shrub bed maintenance,assist with grasscutting and hedge cutting.

Please see job description attached for further information.

We are offering:

Training towards a Level 2 Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture which is designed for learners who are either pursuing a career in horticulture or who wish to commence one. It enables you to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding by following a Parks, Gardens & Green Space specialist pathway. Maths & English Functional Skills will also be included, depending on prior achievement
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

for more information on the Councils Apprenticeship opportunities, please click here:


Please note that applicants must be able to attend a gateway session for any further information please contact us on 01670 622104 or at apprenticeships@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of community. If you require any further information on this or for more details working for Northumberland County Council. Please click here: hhtp://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please contact on 01670 622104.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.