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Hackney Council – Assistant Gardener (6 Month Kickstart Placement)

At a glance

Hackney Council - Leisure and Green Spaces
£8.91 per hour
Closing date
6 Month Placement
25 hours per week

The Role:

You will be trained to enable you to undertake a range of horticultural actives in accordance with best horticultural practices.

Activities to include, but are not confined to:

  • Mowing
  • Strimming 
  • Hedge trimming
  • Leaf blowing
  • Planting of bulbs
  • Bedding
  • Shrubs
  • Raking 
  • Digging
  • Pruning
  • Edging
  • Mulching
  • Watering
  • Hoeing
  • Water bodies maintenance

About you:

  • Organised
  • Ability to prioritise sensibly in order to manage competing demands and deadlines. 
  • Good time management skills and can deliver work on time with attention to detail.
  • Resilient
  • The ability to manage a demanding workload and to deal with a range of stakeholders with competing priorities.
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Flexible team player. 
  • Ability to work well in a group. 
  • Aware of the strengths of others and works to meet the needs of the group as a whole
  • A desire to improve the local community.
  • Passionate
  • Believes in the work of the Council and wants to make a difference to the borough and its people.

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