- Salary: £25,276 - 29,415 per annum pro rata
- Job Location: Penge, Seymour Villas
- Hours: 40 hours per week
- Contract Type: 6 month fixed term contract
We're currently recruiting for a Grounds Maintenance Operative and are looking for someone who is flexible with great communication and customer service skills - is this you?
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.
What you can expect from us
Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-
Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service.
A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of healthcare options, dental insurance, restaurant card and cycle to work along with 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!
Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5% of your salary with generous life assurance
Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees.
Company Bonus Scheme
Eye care vouchers
Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave
Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family
Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave
Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave, and compassionate leave.
Closing Date: Monday 27th November 2023 at midnight.
For further details on this vacancy and to download the role profile please visit our website or click 'apply'.
Applicants must hold a full valid manual UK driving licence as you may be required to drive company vehicles for work use only.
This post is subject to Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.
About Clarion Housing Group
Clarion Housing Group is the country's largest social landlord with more than 350,000 people nationwide calling a Clarion home their own.
Our mission is to provide affordable homes for those who need them most, and our development arm (Latimer) builds thousands of new homes each year across the country.
We know that having a safe and secure home enables people to build better lives, and we believe being a good social landlord is about making a difference to our residents and communities.
Our charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, works with charities, social enterprises and other organisations to provide employment support and apprenticeship opportunities to residents, as well as money management advice and help getting online.
Diversity and Inclusion
We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.
We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.