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We are a Jewish cemetery which is an all lawn cemetery, we have a small diversity on our grounds that would allow most horticulture learnings, we also aim to develop all staff on a multi skill program covering all aspects of cemetery work.

Vacancy Description

This vacancy will involve the following and more:

  • Grass cutting-which covers strimming the use of a pedestrian mulching deck and a pedestrian box collection for our formal grass amenity areas-ride on mowers for our larger areas
  • Rose pruning, shrub bed area maintenance
  • Developing natural wildlife and woodland burial area
  • Memorial stone cleaning
  • Driving the electric bus for the elderly to grave sides
  • Assisting in the setup of the burial area
  • Depending on your confidence training for digger and dumper

There will also be the opportunity to undertake some short courses such as PA1+ PA6.

Desired skills

  • An interest in horticulture is essential
  • Previous horticulture experience is desired

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Hard Working
  • Team player
  • Ability to work from own initiative
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's, or equivalents, in maths and English are desired but not essential
  • Applicants MUST NOT already hold a level 2 or higher in horticulture to be eligible for this apprenticeship

Future prospects

  • Potential for an advanced horticulture apprenticeship in the future for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise
  • https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
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Location

Edgware HA8 8QP

Weekly wage

To be agreed upon appointment

Working week

37.5

Apprenticeship duration

14 months approx.

Date posted

28 January 2020

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001612067

Positions

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