Elite Hotels

Apprentice Gardener - Hampshire

Elite Hotels
Market related
13 Oct 2020
10 Nov 2020
Emma Alexander
Job Type
Full Time

Apprentice Gardener - Hampshire

Tylney Hall Hotel have an exciting opportunity to complete a Horticulture Apprenticeship in a luxury hospitality environment.

The Apprentice Gardener Role:
As an Apprentice Gardener you will work along side the Head Gardener and other members of the estates team ensuring that the grounds of Tylney Hall Hotel are maintained to the highest standard. You will learn about the history of the gardens including architects and landscape gardeners who have developed the estate. You will be part of preparing the gardens for public access and will assist in the maintenance of all bridges, banks and waterways on the estate. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain hands-on gardening experience whilst working towards your qualification.

Working hours & apprenticeship details:

You will be completing an intermediate level apprenticeship and gain the qualification of 'Horticulture Operative'. The apprenticeship will be delivered on-the-job and will also require college attendance one day a week. The expected duration of the apprenticeship is 24 months. The working week (Monday-Friday) will consist of 35 hours over 5 working days with 2 days off per week. The college attendance is included in the total working hours. A competitive apprenticeship salary will be paid to the successful candidate.

Attributes & Requirements:

  • A desire to build a career in Horticulture
  • An enthusiastic, motivated individual with a positive can-do attitude
  • A team player with the willingness to learn new skills
  • Good communication skills

Future Prospects
Progression within the gardening team as Trainee Gardener or Gardener.

At Elite Hotels we have a single minded and unwavering goal to make every visit to our hotels a positive experience that customers feel compelled to talk about.

As a people focused Investor In People Company we offer a great range of benefits to the successful candidate.

  • A share of the service charge 
  • Free meals on duty
  • Uniform provided and dry cleaned
  • Company pension scheme
  • Excellent staff rates including overnight stays, spa treatments and dining
  • Discounted stays at hotels across the world with Small Luxury Hotels of the World
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Free Car Parking
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Onsite accommodation available
  • Internal training opportunities
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Enhanced holiday programme for long service

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