Trainee Gardener

Fantastic opportunity to gain experience and a qualification in this new traineeship role.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Trades and Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1450265
Closing Date: 01-Mar-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Trainee Gardener - 1450265 - February 2020.pdf (PDF, 517KB)
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Trainee Gardener - 2020.pdf (PDF, 624KB)
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Application Form - Gardening Traineeship.pdf (PDF, 843KB)
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Contact: Kylie Hayes, Learning and Development Officer
03 5150 3362

Position Details

Traineeship Opportunity – Earn while you learn!

Part time 24 hours per week


A great opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and committed individual to complete a gardening traineeship and gain a qualification

The traineeship includes on the job training, mentorship and paid study time to complete a Certificate III in Horticulture. In a supported environment, the Trainee Gardener will work with the team to carry out general grounds and garden maintenance including the preparation, cultivation and maintenance of all hospital gardens.

This traineeship is fixed term for a period of up to 12 months.


As a trainee at BRHS you will benefit from:

  • Paid employment and a supported study
  • component whilst undergoing your traineeship
  • Valuable on-the-job training
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Employee benefits including access to discounted gym membership, discounted health insurance, health and wellbeing  program and an employee assistance program


The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 Secondary Education
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • A good level of physical fitness


BRHS is an equal opportunity employer with an inclusive working environment for employees from a variety of backgrounds. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


How to apply:

Applications are to include a resume and a completed job application form as attached at the top of this page.

Applications are to be submitted online by choosing the “Apply Now” button located at the bottom of the screen.

For further information please contact Kylie Hayes, Workplace Training & Development Officer on 03 5150 3362 or

Applications close: 1 March 2020

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