Horticulture / Gardening Apprentice Wanted!

Horticulture / Gardening Apprentice Wanted!

Extension of deadline for Horticultural Apprentice!

Deadline for applications now Mon 23 May 2016.


A brief summary of the vacancy is below, but please click through to the Compton Verney website page at the bottom of the post for further information and application form.

It is a great learning opportunity, working at an historic landscape garden, originally designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown.

This new role will include two years of training in a working environment, alongside the grounds team of staff and volunteers at Compton Verney. The individual will work to property, departmental and organisational objectives, whilst furthering knowledge and experience of supporting a landscape garden.

West Lawn

This is a hands-on role, assisting in the delivery of high quality landscape and garden maintenance, and in due course with the planning, management and delivery of grounds based projects, to include visitor engagement and interpretation.

Under supervision and guidance from Head of Landscape and Gardens, the candidate will acquire Level 1 or 2 work based diploma in Horticulture (Parks, Gardens and Green Space) in association with Warwickshire College.

The role is a fascinating one, giving opportunity to learn whilst working in a fabulous and diverse heritage and arts location, with a great team of people. We very much look forward to welcoming a new member to the team.

To catch a flavour of what the role includes, check out the #CVgrounds hashtag on twitter or instagram!

Information and an application form is available via the Compton Verney vacancies page of the website. Click here.


Gary Webb, Head of Landscape & Gardens at Compton Verney.