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Royal Horticultural Society

RHS Specialist Horticultural Placement (SHP) Programme across all RHS Gardens

Full time, one year (fixed term) 37.5 hours per week

11 placements available across 19 options at our world-class RHS Gardens: Bridgewater, Harlow Carr, Rosemoor, Hyde Hall, and Wisley.

Options include: Alpine, Edibles, Formal Ornamental, Garden Support Services (GSS), Glass, Herbaceous Ornamental, Nursery and Propagation, Trials, Welcome and Riverside, Countryside and Wildlife, or Woodland Ornamental (please see respective job descriptions)

Are you enthusiastic about a specialist area of horticulture, have an existing Level 2 qualification and work experience in horticulture? The RHS School of Horticulture (SoH) has been at the forefront of horticultural training for over 100 years. Our one-year Specialist Horticultural Placement (SHP) programme will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture in a prestigious garden setting. The programme will enable you to work within the relevant Garden department team alongside individuals to gain knowledge, skills, training and experiences in the specialised area to prepare you for life in the industry. Whilst there is some academic study, the specialist programme is very much about practical experience and does not result in a formal qualification.

Salary: £16,731 per annum

Start Date: September 2020. Applications close: 1 February 2020

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