As one of the largest providers of affordable housing and care services in England, The Guinness Partnership is here to improve people’s lives and create possibilities for them. Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great place to work and to be a great business. Everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people. And every pound we make is invested in achieving our social purpose.
About the role
We have an opportunity for an Arborist to join our team in Havant on a full time, permanent basis working 8am-4pm Monday-Friday (working 35 hours per week). The salary for this role is £25,545 per annum.
Reporting into the Estate Services Manager, we are looking for an enthusiastic Arborist to work within our Estate Services Team to undertake all types of Arboriculture work in areas and properties as per specifications. You will complete daily risk assessments & tree surveys, and be responsible for the safe execution of tree surgery works across several housing schemes in Havant and the surrounding areas to deliver and maintain an amazing level of service. You will ensure that plant and equipment is fully functional and appropriately maintained, to support the protection and safety of our customers & colleagues.
What we’re looking for
We’re looking for someone with a strong track record of safe tree surgery works, ensuring all works are carried out in line with Company procedures & policies, PPE, Health & Safety, Control of hazardous materials and in line with COSHH regulations. You will also have a clean, full UK licence and trailer licence.
You’ll also be able to demonstrate:
- Ability to correctly complete the relevant certifications, reports & other documents
- Ability to work methodically
- Ability to operate safety considering environmental circumstances and risks
- Ability to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate organisational & time management skills
- Health & Safety knowledge
- Arborist Certification of CS30 to CS34, CS36 to CS47
- ABC Level 2 certificate in Arboriculture
- Relevant qualifications associated to Grounds Maintenance
- PA1/PA6 competence in the safe use of pesticides
- 301 Fell and Process Trees over 380mm (F/504/0565)
- Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm
- No weekend working
Your Welcome Bonus is payable in 2 parts. £500 is paid in your first month’s salary and £500 is paid when you pass your probation. To be eligible for the Welcome Bonus you must be an external applicant and not currently employed by The Guinness Partnership.
If you’re interested in finding out more about the key responsibilities of the role and/or to ensure you meet the essential criteria, please review the attached role profile.
The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.