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Kickstart - Gardner

Job details
Posting date: 15 January 2022
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 01 February 2022
Location: Scotland, EH36RE
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000386070

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Riverplate Associate Limited

JOB SUMMARY
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Mowing, trimming, tree cutting and pruning
• Maintenance of green spaces
• Cleaning and weeding
• Irrigation and irrigation system management
• Application of chemical and organic herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers
• Soil management activities
• Sowing, cultivation and propagation of plants, trees and shrubs
• Supplying plants for parks, private gardens and green spaces
• Designing and building gardens
• Cultivating fruit and vegetable plants

SKILLS NEEDED
• Knowledge of gardening techniques
• Knowledge of plant and flower care techniques
• Ability to use professional mowing, trimming and pruning equipment
• Strong manual skills
• Precision and attention to detail
• Interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
• Health and physical fitness
• Flexibility

WORKING HOURS
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Exact days and hours to be confirmed on appointment

HOURLY RATE
Minimum Wage

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Employability support provided by Bache Samuel includes:

CV/Application writing

 How to write a CV/ How to complete an application form

 How to tailor CVs to the role you are applying for

 Writing your personal profile, cover letter/supporting statement

Preparing for Interview

 Research on the role

 Research on the Organisation

 Behaviours, competencies and values

 preparing for assessments and interviews

Interviews skills training

 Preparing for interviews

 Interview practice

 How to answers questions

 What to consider for Virtual Interviews?

Professional work behaviour and attitudes

 Settling into a new role and organisation

 Building relations with colleagues at work

 Positive workplace attitude to improve productivity

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