The Forward Trust is hiring a
The Forward Trust are a leading provider of Information, Advice and Guidance services (careers advice) in prisons to the Matrix Standard delivering a wider range of vocational training, apprenticeships, enterprise and employability services in the community and prisons.
Amenity Landscaping is a social enterprise owned by the Forward Trust and within our Employment Services Division. We also own Blue Sky Services, which also undertake Ground Maintenance work.
Amenity Landscaping delivers gardening and horticultural services on behalf of domestic property owners, social property owners and other partners.
Amenity Landscaping employs people with lived experience including ex-offenders, people in recovery and the unemployed or NEET. All staff are employed on Forward Trust terms and conditions.
The successful candidate may be offered an opportunity to undertake the Level 2 Horticultural Apprenticeship Standard with our chosen ROATP training provider.
As a Gardener/Horticulture Operative, you will undertake your duties and day-to-day activities under close supervision. These will include:
We are looking for people who are interested in working outdoors, with an interest in the environment and working as part of a team. The post holder will enjoy undertaking manual work in different types of weather and starting work early (often by 7.30am) and finishing by 3.30pm.
The successful applicant must be interested in committing to and completing a 24 month Apprenticeship delivered by an approved ROATP Apprenticeship provider chosen by the Forward Trust.
The work can be hard but you will be working with an experienced team of colleagues and we work on different sites in North London and Hertfordshire, so every day is a bit a different. We expect all staff to start work by 7.30am Monday to Friday and on time. This post is 37 hours per week.
We encourage applications from either ex-offenders, those at risk of offending or have been in trouble with the police or in recovery and unemployed.
Below is a list of the qualities that we are looking for in applicants for this post. Please address these points in your application.
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications & skills:
Alongside Simply Health coverage and a contributory pension scheme to assist employees with their general health and well-being. We offer:
Job Description - Gardener