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Groundworker

Employer
The Guinness Partnership
Location
England, Bristol
Salary
Up to £32354 per annum + Welcome bonus £1000, Company van, Pension
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

Job Details

About Us

The Guinness Partnership provides services to more than 140,000 customers in our 65,000 homes nationwide. With a turnover of £360.5m and a truly national presence, Guinness is one of the leading housing providers in the sector.

Guinness Property provides repairs and maintenance services to The Guinness Partnership. Our national teams deliver rapid-response housing repairs, maintenance and improvement services to ensure that our customers' homes are safe and maintained to a high standard.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Groundworker to join our Empty homes and repairs team covering Wiltshire and Bristol areas. This is a full time, permanent vacancy. You will deliver high standards of flagging, fencing, drainage and general grounds maintenance.

Welcome bonus of £1000 offered with this role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Removal of debris and carrying out minor brickwork.
  • Carry out associated activities within acceptable quality standards to support Guinness's KPIs for a first-time fix.
  • Contribute to the delivery of a great customer service and the achievement of operational KPIs.
  • Provide accurate working information on operational activities, electronically or otherwise, in accordance with legislative and company requirements and procedures.
  • Assess risks prior to carrying out work and take appropriate Health and Safety measures to ensure personal safety and the safety of our customers and colleagues.
  • Take personal responsibility for the condition and appearance of the Company vehicle to ensure it complies with regulatory and Guinness standards
  • Ensure that accurate records are kept of van stock so that stock levels are appropriately maintained
  • Ensure all plant and equipment is fully functional, appropriately maintained and certificated with defects reported and waste materials disposed of correctly.
  • Support the protection and safety of our customers by ensuring safeguarding procedures are followed and safeguarding concerns are appropriately identified, monitored, and reported.

Essential Experience

  • Demonstrable competence within required primary trade.
  • Skills and experience, sufficient to enable the completion of repairs at the first visit (first time fix).
  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment within agreed performance targets.
  • Proven ability to work methodically, follow agreed procedures and accurately record data and information.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems seeking any advice required.
  • Ability to carry out physical tasks and lift weights in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Ability to operate safely having taken into account any environmental circumstances and possible risks.
  • Demonstrate the Guinness Behaviours.

Qualifications

  • NVQ Level 2 (City & Guilds) Groundwork and General Construction Qualification or equivalent recognised competency in the required trade.

If you're interested in joining us and would like to apply for this role, please review the role profile to view all of the key responsibilities and to ensure you meet the essential criteria

To be eligible for the Welcome Bonus you must be an external applicant and not currently employed by The Guinness Partnership.

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.

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About Us

The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 140,000 customers nationwide. Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

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.

Company

Company info
Website
Telephone
0161 219 7312
Location
Bower House
1 Stable Street
Hollinwood
Oldham
OL9 7LH
United Kingdom

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