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English Heritage

Apprentice Gardener

Apprentice Gardener
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

About The Team and Role

This is an incredible opportunity for you to join as an Apprentice Gardener on a fixed term basis, working 36 hours per week. You’ll be working at Brodsworth Hall and Gardens near Doncaster and additionally at Gainsborough Old Hall and Bolsover Castle, both around 30 miles from Brodsworth.

About The Role

As our Apprentice Gardener you’ll play an active role in the gardens team, developing and broadening your plant knowledge and horticultural skills through hands-on gardening and expert guidance.

You’ll complete a Horticulture Operative level 2 apprenticeship with a designated training provider.

You’ll be assisting with seasonal maintenance of the gardens and work closely with the garden team to learn skills in care of specialised historic and botanic plant collections. You’ll be taught how to use garden machinery and develop skills in plant production.

About The Person

You’ll have some practical experience in an outdoor environment.

Everyone is welcome at English Heritage. We are always looking for people who reflect the diversity of the country today, to help us make it more relevant to the diversity of the people, communities and places we serve. From remote sites to inner city monuments, from regional teams to our Head Office, the diversity of our teams is critical to making sure our heritage is inclusive, exciting and accessible. We continually look for new opportunities to promote the past in a way that is inclusive to all and that celebrates the cultural diversity of England`s heritage.

Interviews will be held Thursday 15th or Friday 16th August 2024 at Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7XJ.

The candidate offered this post will start at English Heritage on Tuesday 1st October 2024, with the apprenticeship course beginning mid-October.

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Closing Date: 28/07/2024  Location: Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

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