GRADUATES from all degree disciplines are being invited this month (October, 2018) to consider applying to a leading nursery in Hereford for its Graduate Trainee Programme.
Wyevale Nurseries’ two-year in-house programme covers all areas of the business and is not only open to those wishing to go into nursery production, but any element of the business including finance, IT, sales or marketing.
Andy Johnson, Managing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “What we are looking for from our potential Graduate Trainees is a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and that they enjoy being challenged to come up with solutions.
“We want them to be innovative, using not only their ideas, but also assessing and supporting others’ ideas. Successful applicants will be responsible for their own learning and should be able to demonstrate a proactive attitude towards learning opportunities. We want candidates to also be career-minded, ambitious and flexible in their approach.”
The programme will be delivered through on the job training, attending plant identification training, visiting other nurseries, attending trade shows and conferences, attending any external courses if required, project work shadowing managers/supervisors, and observing and participating in meetings.
Assessment will be through regular reviews and assessing performance against agreed objectives. Each trainee will meet with the Programme Co-ordinator Steve Pandeli on a regular basis. This will be to support the trainee and to conduct regular constructive reviews.
Andy added: “Upon successful completion of the programme, it is anticipated that we shall be able to match trainees to a suitable role with the company, which would benefit from their particular strengths.”
Applicants should forward a copy of their current CV with a covering letter describing why they are the right candidate for the programme to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The product selection available from Wyevale Nurseries is envied across the industry and the talented team regularly introduces new award-winning plant varieties.
Its main business is to supply garden centres, landscape contractors, local authorities, foresters and landowners with a comprehensive array of trees, shrubs, hedging, herbaceous and specimen plants.