Catchment delivery adviser apprentice

Recruiter
WESSEX WATER SERVICES LIMITED
Location
Mill Street, Corfe Mullen, BH21 3RQ
Salary
£14,000.00 annually
Posted
09 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
VAC1000010139
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Engaging with farmers and growers to provide technical advice and in-field soil and water data to help them optimise nutrient and pesticide usage.
  • Develop a good understanding of the pressures on agriculture; facilitating conversation and cooperation between the two industries.
  • Collect, collate and analyse of farm and hydrometric data in a safe and sustainable manner.
  • Reporting/presenting, verbally and in writing.
  • Working outside in all weathers.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Agriculture professional adviser apprenticeship

University of Lincoln; will includedistance learning,assessment in the workplace, and potential block release at the university in Lincoln.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Become a fully qualified catchment delivery adviser on completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Self-motivated, Strong work ethic, Flexible, Adaptable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Geography, science, or agriculture (Grade A Level) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Geography, science, or agriculture (Grade BTEC) Essential

Things to consider

This role is based 30% office based and 70% outdoor based. Do be aware this role involves travel, and regularly visiting farms.

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