Position:
Grounds Maintenance and Construction Apprenticeship
Employment Type:
Apprenticeship
Salary:
£148 per week
Location:
ST6 1ED
Closing Date:
30th June, 2018

If you have a passion for gardening and landscaping then this is the vacancy for you!

Duties Include

East View are an established company who are now seeking to take on an Grounds Maintenance Apprentice. You will work as part of a small team based in Stoke-on-Trent. Duties include grass cutting, hedge cutting, strimming, weeding, ground clearance building and painting.

The ideal apprentice must have a strong willingness to learn new skills, be hardworking and reliable with a can do attitude. Candidate must have a keen interest in landscaping, not afraid of hard work and willing to work in all weather conditions.

  • Hard Landscaping- Laying Patios and Driveways
  • Fencing and decking
  • Soft Landscaping- Hedge cutting and Ground Maintenance
  • In this role you will get a bit of everything and will find yourself doing and trying new things everyday.

Skills Required

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions
  • Good manners and polite onsite
  • Must be reliable and take responsibility of your own task

Personal Qualities

  • Proactive approach to seeking and sharing knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Awareness of equality and diversity
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, ‘can-do’ approach to everyday work Open to change and new ideas
  • Willingness and desire to take responsibility and use own initiative
  • Commitment to own personal professional development
  • Good Work Ethic, Passion and right attitude to work

Qualifications

GCSE Maths and English A*- C or Functional Skills or equivalent; Preferred

Manual Handling

*Please note that all applicants will need to successfully complete a work trial before being signed up on to the apprenticeship programme

 


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Here at East View Landscapes we have developed an expertise in successfully providing and managing grounds and property services to a wide range of clients, commercial and private, large and small. As a business we take great pride in providing a friendly, reliable and efficient service, and we seek to recommend timely and cost effective solutions that ensure a high level of client satisfaction at each stage of of the work we are contracted to complete.

Our focus has always been to build lasting relationships with clients, and much of our work has come by way of personal recommendations. Our business is underpinned by the promise of commitment to provide work of the highest standards.

We have carefully developed a team of professionals with the relevant experience, certification and qualifications needed to support our approach to work that is completed safely, and to the required industry and client standard.