Horticultural Assistant

The ideal candidate should have a strong background experience in Horticulture with a proven record of working with Plants as part of a career. You must have excellent plant knowledge along a qualification in horticulture (Level 3 or above)

How much can I earn? Starting pay per hour; age 25 and over - £8.50, age 21 to 24 - £8.00, age 17 to 21 - £7.00, cab more dependent on experience & qualifications.

What are the hours of work? Monday to Saturday, on a rota basis with a minimum 2 days off for every 5 days worked. Hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays.

What will I be doing on day to day basis? Your day-to-day tasks may vary depending on the time of year, but will always include tasks such as taking care of plants - watering, weeding, pruning, spraying, picking, sorting and loading plants for delivery.

Essential Requirements for The Role

  • Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail
  • A qualification aligned to Horticulture (Level 3 and above)
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of plants with proven skills in plants maintenance (pruning, spraying etc.)
  • Excellent Health and Safety Understanding

Preferred Requirement for The Role

  • Spraying Certificate (PA1 / PA6)

Important

We have two locations that are being recruited for;

Beaconsfield, HP9

Uxbridge, UB9

Before applying please consider if you can reach either of the locations within 60 minutes of travel time by car or public transport

All applicants must have valid references and proof of Eligibility to work in the UK. Once we have received your completed application, this will be reviewed against set criteria for the role. Unsuccessful candidates should receive an email to inform them that they have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however, if you do not hear back after 2 weeks please assume on this occasion that unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful.

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