Apprentice Nursery Person (Horticulture)

RV Roger Ltd

Salary: £152.10 per week

Added: 16th December 2019

Closing Date: 23rd February 2020

The Role

The nursery is run by the 3rd generation traditional growing family with a vast range of hardy nursery stock for sale across UK and Europe. RV Roger Ltd continues to be a traditional family run nursery with the emphasis on plant quality and first class customer service.  Our range of field grown fruit trees is on of the best in the country including many traditional varieties which are becoming quite rare.  As well as fruit we grow a huge variety of roses, shrubs and ornamental trees.  RV Roger also produce four bulb catalogues throughout the year offering an unparalleled choice.

The Candidate

We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to work as part of a dedicated and enthusiastic team and to learn a broad range of skills required on a busy traditional nursery.  The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks which include:

  • Rose and tree budding
  • Making cuttings
  • Land management
  • Cultivation
  • Pruning
  • Forming wide range of tree shapes
  • Weed management
  • Stool bed
  • Layer bed management
  • Lifting
  • Handling and dispatch of nursery crops

Requirements and Prospects

Desired skills

  • To be able to work as part of a team
  • Listen to and carry out instructions

Personal qualities

  • Good work ethic
  • Hardworking
  • Good communication skills
  • Can work as part of a team

Desired qualifications

English and maths grade D/3 or equivalent is required.

Future prospects

Possible full time employment on completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Some work is conducted outside so be prepared to work outside.
It is practical work so candidates must be hard working.

How To Apply

Please apply via Find an Apprenticeship.

For further information, please contact Michelle Bailey:

Email: Michelle.Bailey@riseholme.ac.uk

Telephone: 01522 437985