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Job Title : Grounds Maintenance Apprentice
Employer : Jeakins Weir
Location : Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9JR
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01547
Vacancy Short Description : Apprentice mobile grounds maintenance operative required to work for an established local company ideally living in the Holt area of North Norfolk

 

Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-C or 9- 4. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Easton or Otley campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.
Vacancy Full Description : Working as part of a small team:- carrying out ground maintenance on housing trusts communal grounds areas
duties may include -
grass cutting
hedge trimming
strimming
general tidying of areas
weeding and planting
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon - Fri 7.30am - 4.00pm with an half an hour lunch break
Salary : £148.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 22/02/2019
Possible Start Date : 04/03/2019
Personal Qualities : • Keenness to learn
• Good time keeping
• Customer service skills
Skills Required : Being able to work as part of a small team
An interest in working with machinery
Enjoy working outside in all weather
Be physically able to carry out manual work
Future Prospects : Has the potential to lead to a permanent contract.
Training to be Provided : Intermediate Horticulture - Parks, Gardens & Green Spaces Level 2 including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.
Working Week: Mon - Fri 7.30am - 4.00pm with half an hour lunch break
Shortlisting and Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : All work is outside
Tasks may be repetitive - grass cutting/ strimming
A DBS check will be required
Full uniform will be supplied
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