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Apprentice Groundsperson Richard Folds

Woody Park are seeking a motivated and passionate individual to join the team as an Apprentice Groundsperson.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm. Hours will range from 30 - 40 per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001742073

  • Positions

    1 available

Woody Park are seeking a motivated and passionate individual to join their team as an Apprentice Groundsperson.

The successful candidate will get involved with all aspects of the business, the main duties being:

  • Cutting the lawns
  • Helping to keep the area around the lodges tidy
  • Maintenance of woodland
  • Work on the lakes
  • Work on social media platforms to help promote the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be polite and courteous with the customers
  • Have a keen interest in social media/advertising to help promote the business
  • Willingness to learn
  • Interest in Horticulture and working outdoors
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Able to use own initiative
  • Problem solver
  • Pro-active
  • Creative
  • Punctual
  • Physical strength

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade D/3 or above in maths and English is essential.

Future prospects

  • There may be the opportunity for a full-time position for the right candidate, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Please consider how you will reliably access the workplace on a daily basis. Woody Park is located approximately 1 mile from the nearest bus stop.

About the employer

Woody Park is an exclusive holiday location set in 35 acres of lakes, gardens and woodland with four luxury cabins. Catering exclusively to couples, Wood Park is the perfect location for honeymoons, romantic breaks, anniversary celebrations or simply to relax and unwind, free of the stresses of a hectic lifestyle.

Woody Park can be explored on foot or by rowing boat. The lakes are teeming with fish and support a wealth of wildlife including kingfishers, swans, geese, ducks, coots, moorhens, egrets and both green and spotted woodpeckers.

Employer

Richard Folds

Address

Woody Park

Bradfield

Cullompton

EX15 2RB

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Training

Training provider

CORNWALL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bicton College

Contact

Chelsea Cooke 01209 616452

  • You will be working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Horticulture Landscape Operative.
  • You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an Apprenticeship Advisor.
  • You will be required to attend Bicton College on a block release basis.

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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