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Multi Trade Operative

Thamesmead East, London (Greater)
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Assistant / coordinator
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Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Peabody has invested over 2 million pounds in new landscape, waterways, plantings and wild flowers all over Thamesmead. We are looking for full time, permanent passionate gardeners to work in the Thamesmead area, improving the green spaces for our residents and visitors to enjoy and escape to. You will give excellent front line customer service, by providing environmental services to the community of Thamesmead ensuring a clean, safe and well maintained environment. 

You will be at the centre of everything we do and as you’ll be out there looking after their surroundings, you will replace and fix bollards and fencing, playgrounds maintenance (including fixing equipment) and general maintenance. Ensuring that Peabody Health & Safety requirements as a landlord, a service provider and as an employee are adhered to.

Previous experience is essential as Multi Trade Operative with outdoor experience. Due to the nature of this role a full driving licence is required.

In return we offer:

A vehicle to take home

Regular overtime as we operate 365 days a year (time and half at weekends, double pay for Bank Holidays and treble pay for Christmas Day, Boxing Day New Year’s Day)

Generous Attendance Bonus which runs from 1 November  – 31 October (can be up to £1,000 if you don’t have any sick days)

We believe investing in our staff training and development for nationally recognised training qualifications I.E. Jet Wash, Tractor, Ride-on, Flail arm to name a few.

The working hours are Monday – Friday 8am-3.30pm.


At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.


Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.


About Peabody

About us

Peabody has nearly 160 years of history, experience and expertise. We were founded in 1862 by the remarkable American banker, diplomat and philanthropist, George Peabody. With over 67,000 homes, we’re one of the largest housing providers in London and the South East.

What we do

We deliver services to 133,000 residents, 16,000 care and support customers as well as the wider communities in which we work.

We are here to help make people’s lives better. We do this by developing and delivering reliably good modern services, building and maintaining the best quality developments, working with local communities and building long-term partnerships, and  growing and using our position of influence to create positive change.

We focus on those who need our help the most, working with people and communities to build resilience and promote wellbeing. We create and invest in great places where people want to live.

Working for us

We're a thriving human and kind organisation with people at our heart.

If you join us you'll be part of something special: fulfilling your ambitions and working with people who truly care.

We offer a variety of career and development opportunities, and a range of flexible benefits. You'll also have the chance to work with colleagues who want to help people make the most of their lives. We need talented employees who want to make a difference. If this sounds like you we can’t wait to meet you.

Our performance

We're committed to being transparent in the way we conduct our business and how we deliver value for money. We attained Government regulatory judgements of G1 for Governance.

Find Us
0845 055 0261
45 Westminster Bridge Road
United Kingdom
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