For over fifty years they have been building new and affordable homes for their customers and it's a trend that they intend to continue. Their housing stock already spans an extensive area and with plans to invest over £500 million in the next 5 years, resulting in the delivery of 1,000 new homes every year, you can see why they're looking to add new blood into their maintenance and repair team.
Position: Apprentice Landscaper
Location: West Midlands, Stafford or Shropshire
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: Year 1: £14,665 per annum; Year 2: £15,500 per annum; Year 3: £18,153 per annum
Benefits: a chance to save money or receive cash back on your everyday shopping Flexible benefits - £400 to spend on a range of options from medical cover to gym memberships Pension - they offer a highly competitive choice of defined benefit or defined contribution pension schemes Generous holiday allowance - 27 days a year, rising to 30 days after five years' service Childcare Vouchers - an opportunity for parents or guardians to save money on childcare through salary exchange Car Salary Exchange - a scheme offering colleagues a way of leasing a car through a professional fleet management company Cycle to work Scheme - colleagues can lease a bike up to the value of £1,000 through monthly salary exchange.
The closing date for applications is: Friday 19th January 2018
For successful candidates being an assessment on: Wednesday 31st January 2018.
About the role:
Earn, learn and gain nationally recognised qualifications on your journey with them!
Not only that…if you pass your driving test during the course of their three-year craft apprenticeship programme and hold a clean licence at the end of the scheme, then they'll guarantee you a permanent job. By the end of a three-year apprenticeship with them, you could be earning nearly £20,000 per year. So, if you're 18-24 years old and looking to kick start your career with a job that will stand you in good stead, then maybe it's time to take a closer look at them.
As an Apprentice in the Landscaping team, they'll be with you every step of the way and provide you with a designated mentor, plus all the training and support you'll need to succeed. Hands-on involvement in day-to-day maintenance activities of green areas around their sites will be complemented by college-based off the job training, leading to a NVQ Level 2 qualification.
All they ask is that you have genuine passion to train for a trade and a willingness to organise, pay for and pass your driving test, as the ability to drive will be a key requirement longer term.
You may have experience of the following: Apprenticeship Gardner, Apprentice Grounds Maintenance, Apprentice Ground Worker, Horticulture, Apprentice Landscaper, Landscape, Apprentice Landscape Gardener, Apprentice, Apprenticeship, etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.