APPRENTICE GARDENER

DEPARTMENT: GROUNDS

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Grounds Team are part of the Estates Department and are made up of 26 professional and highly motivated individuals who pride themselves on the maintenance and upkeep of the prestigious grounds. The grounds of the Club include ten croquet lawns, thirty grass tennis courts, a cricket ground, a nine-hole golf course, two bowling greens and over a hectare of trees, flowers, shrubs and ornamental lawns. It is through the efforts of the Grounds team that the Club’s members are rewarded year on year with award winning sports surfaces and stunning season changing flowerbeds.

 

THE ROLE & WORKING ARRANGEMENTS

As an Apprentice Gardener your salary will be £18,810 per annum and you will work an average of approximately 39 hours per week and this will include day release to Capel Manor College. Your working hours at the Club will be 7am to 4pm.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES WILL INCLUDE


• Bed preparation.

• Seeding, planting and weeding.

• Pruning across all garden areas of the Club grounds.

• Carrying out a variety of horticultural duties and upkeep of the gardens and lawns.

 

This role will start in September 2021.

 

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates will embody our Club values; excellence, prudence, integrity, courtesy. Candidates will have a hands-on approach, a can-do mentality and will be passionate about horticulture.

This is an exciting opportunity if you have a desire for an outdoors career and a thirst for learning new skills. You will work alongside a talented team of gardeners tending to The Hurlingham Club’s well-known and revered grounds. If an opportunity is available, your apprenticeship could lead to permanent employment at the Club.

 

BENEFITS

The Club is an accredited Investor in People 2021. Our benefits include 23 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, life assurance, a sick pay scheme, meals on duty, onsite parking, a discretionary annual bonus scheme and an annual performance pay review, along with other benefits.

The Hurlingham Club is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.

Please note that, due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us within four weeks then unfortunately you were not successful in your application on this occasion.

 

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