Horticultural Placement 2024

Type: Early Careers Programme
Region: South East

The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens in Hampshire is open all year and offers 180 acres of beauty, inspiration and discovery. Over 42,000 plants from temperate regions around the world grow in a variety of themed landscapes, this varied and exciting role will see you assist the arb team.

We have on offer a funded Student Placement for a 12-month period at The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey. Here in this World Class Botanic Gardens. This training will develop to become a confident horticulturalist. The position also includes visits to other well-known collections and taking part in several major flower shows and floral competitions. An interest in developing plant knowledge is essential. Applicants should be aware that this is a physically demanding career.

The interview will consist of a traditional ‘sit down’ interview and a session working alongside a member of the team.

What we can offer you

We offer a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace, where talent is truly recognised and developed. We have created an environment that you can look forward to being a part of and where you are empowered to be your best and believe in creating a workplace built on teamwork where people can grow and develop in their roles.

If you think you have what it takes to make a real difference in Hampshire, get in touch!

About us

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group.

All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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