Grounds Maintenance Operative / Gardener / Landscaper
Full time, 36.5 hours per week
Kents Hill, Milton Keynes
£21,786.62 plus Company Vehicle available for own use
Would you thrive in a job that is making a real difference to people’s lives in your region?
About the role:
The Grounds Maintenance Operative will provide an effective and efficient grounds maintenance service to communal landscaped areas and retirement home schemes.
You will be involved in grass cutting, controlling moss and weeds, shaping shrubs, cutting hedges, preparing new planted areas and clearing litter. You will use a range of horticultural equipment to include mowers, strimmers, hedge cutters and chippers.
What they’re looking for:
Experience of landscaping, grounds maintenance and grass cutting work in communal landscaped areas and domestic gardens.
Someone who is capable of safely operating and carrying out daily checks, adjustments and basic maintenance on a variety of mechanised equipment, such as lawn mowers, strimmers and hedge cutters.
Basic numeracy and literacy skills and the ability to use a mobile device/pda/laptop
Ability to work safely and without close supervision, within a target timescales.
Knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations and procedures
Due to the nature of the role you must be physically fit and capable of working out of doors in all weather doing arduous tasks. You must also possess a valid full driving licence.
What they offer:
20 days holiday rising to 25 after five years service
Aviva Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
Up to 2 paid professional subscriptions
Excellent training and development opportunities
Free life assurance
Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
Health cash-plan including employee assistance
Regular bonus points from the Intranet, which lead to vouchers
Free parking at all offices and lift share
Discounted cinema tickets
About our client:
Our client is more than just a financially strong Housing Association, they are making an impact on the housing crisis, supporting sustainable communities and providing life-long homes for their customers. They provide additional, critical services to support the most vulnerable but they also build shared ownership and outright sales for those who want to get on the property ladder.
They are passionate about their communities and they are committed to being a Learning Organisation, developing talent to deliver service goals and supporting the next generation into a career in Housing.
If you are like-minded in wanting to help shape the future of housing through the delivery of quality services to customers, great at your job and with a 'can-do’ attitude, our client wants to hear from you.
Closing date: 25-Aug-2020
Milton Keynes, England, Milton Keynes, MK9, United Kingdom