Grounds Maintenance Apprentice x 3 Posts (37 hpw)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
24/09/2021 12:00
£4.30 per hour
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Unit 4, Middlefields
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
24 Sep
Further Information

Grounds Maintenance Apprentice x 3 Posts (37 hpw)
(Unit 4, Middlefields)
£4.30 per hour

Fixed Term Contracts for 2 Years

South Tyneside Council are recruiting Grounds Maintenance Apprentices in partnership with South Tyneside Homes.

You will work as part of the South Tyneside Homes Social Enterprise Team, providing grounds maintenance services in North Marine Park and across the Borough to ensure you meet the requirements of your apprenticeship.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Horticulture or Landscape Operative NVQ Level 2.

While carrying out this programme you will gain a range of Horticulture and Landscaping experience that range from:

• Scheduled park maintenance
• Plant growth and development
• Soil science
• Plant health
• Soil cultivation
• Turf management
• Hard Landscape Construction e.g. paths, patio’s, fences etc.
• Associated health and safety
• Associated use of tools
• Customer service and working as a team.

For an informal discussion please contact Karen Hollender, Social Enterprise Manager on (0191) 427 2675 who will be pleased to answer any of your questions.

This is a re-advertised post, previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: Noon, Friday 24 September 2021.