A fantastic opportunity for a school leaver to join our Ground Maintenance Team. Do you love working outdoors and have a keen interest in horticulture? Do you want to learn from our experienced grounds maintenance team at our outdoor education charity? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for an Apprentice grounds maintenance technician at Blackwell Adventure!
Blackwell Adventure is an outdoor activity provider located near Bromsgrove with a 50-acre plot, outdoor adventure activity facilities and camping. We are looking for an apprentice grounds maintenance technician to work as part of our busy maintenance team under the direction of the Facilities manager. You will focus on the maintenance of our campsite and grounds, site development projects, field maintenance and a wide variety of other grounds-related tasks.
This is a two-year Landscape/Horticulture Operative Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship with day release at Pershore College (https://wcg.ac.uk/course/info/1854) with a possible start date of 1st September 2023.
You will work 37 1/2 hours weekly including a day at college/training, Monday to Friday, with an annual wage inline Apprentice pay and the National Minimum Wage. You’ll receive at least 20 days paid holiday per year, plus bank holidays. You will also receive training and qualifications in emergency first aid, all PPE and uniform clothing. At the end of the apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to secure a full-time position at Blackwell Adventure.
To apply for this role, you will need:
GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Enthusiastic, Reliable, Self-motivated
Things to consider: Working outside in all weathers, lots of lifting, bending and standing. If you want to join our team, please email your CV to email@example.com by 14th September 2023. We look forward to hearing from you