Grounds Maintenance Operative
We're recruiting for a Grounds Maintenance Operative and are looking for exceptional people to apply.
As a valuable member of our Estates Services Team reporting to the Grounds maintenance Supervisor, you'll be responsible for the overall cleanliness, tidiness and maintenance of the Estate's communal external grassed areas, shrubs, hedges and beds, car parks and play areas.
We'll ask you to carry out such tasks as litter and leaves collection, mowing of grassed areas, general gardening duties (digging, planting, weeding and pruning) and transportation of grounds maintenance equipment using vans and towing trailers.
You may be required to use motorised equipment such as sweepers, cleaners, jet washers, leaf blowers and lawn mowers and you'll need to ensure that your work is recorded and that all repairs and issues are reported.
With a good understanding of Health & Safety and COSHH regulations, you'll be able to organise and prioritise your workload. You'll already have experience of working in a grounds maintenance service environment and of shrubs and flower management.
Previous caretaking or cleaning experience will be advantageous. You will need a full driving licence and be able to drive.
We're looking for a flexible person with great communication and customer service skills.
If this sounds like you, we'd welcome your application.
Closing Date: Monday 17th December 2018 at Midday
For further details on this vacancy, and to apply, please visit our website http://careers.clarionhg.com/vacancies/
This post is subject to a Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.
Clarion Housing Group
Clarion Housing Group comprises the country's largest housing association; a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.
The Group's housing association, Clarion Housing, is committed to providing good customer service to all its residents and to maintaining its homes to a good standard - investing significantly in improving them each year.
Its development target is to build 50,000 new homes over 10 years and the Group will invest £13 billion on meeting and delivering on this target. Two thirds of the programme will be affordable and developed by Clarion Housing, while homes for private sale are delivered and marketed through development company Latimer by Clarion Housing Group. The proceeds from sales are invested in our social purpose.
The charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over ten years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Priorities are work and training; money management and young people.
Building homes. Developing futures.
Clarion Housing Group is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.