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Set within 1,065 acres of countryside with the River Lea snaking through the grounds, Luton Hoo is the quintessential English country house hotel. Befitting a location of such historical importance, a stay at the hotel will live long in the memory. With our 2 Rosette Restaurant and award winning Adam’s Brasserie we are committed to delivering hospitality to the highest standard. Our five star facilities include 228 unique bedrooms and suites, luxury spa, 18-hole championship golf course, state of the art conference facilities, shooting school and much more.

We are dedicated to the development of our employees. Many of the team started out in junior roles, but have been offered training and promotional opportunities as their skills have grown. We are very fortunate to have a large percentage of long-term team members able to offer their experience and expertise to the next generation of hospitality professionals.

Apprentice Gardener

£21,840 per annum (plus service charge)

Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa have a fantastic opportunity available to gain hands-on horticulture experience whilst working towards a qualification

Gardener Apprentice Overview:
As apprentice gardener you will work along side the Estates Manager and other members of the estates team ensuring that the grounds of Luton Hoo 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 and wider estate for the enjoyment of our hotel guests. You will assist in the maintenance of all herbaceous boarders, propagation, amenity lawns, tree care and other horticultural tasks. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain hands-on gardening experience whilst working towards your qualification.

Gardener Apprentice Attributes / Experience:
• Have a desire to build a career in Horticulture
• Be an enthusiastic, motivated individual with a positive can-do attitude
• Be a team player with the willingness to learn new skills
• Have the ability to interact with colleagues and guests in a friendly and professional manner

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 may also require college attendance one day a week. The expected duration of the apprenticeship is 24 months. The working week will consist of 40 hours, typically over 5 working days working early shifts. (* college attendance if required is included in the total working hours)

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