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Gardener - 40

Clarion Housing Group
England, London
£26208 - £29108 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Organisation Type
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Job Details

  • Salary: £26,208 - £29,108 per annum
  • Location: London - Bow / Islington / Rainham
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent

We're recruiting for multiple Gardeners across North London to provide professional gardening services throughout Clarion's sites.

You'll be performing generic and routine maintenance at a portfolio of properties including large estates with grassed areas, flower gardens, plants & hedges, and patio areas, as appropriate.

Applicants must hold a full valid manual UK driving license.

We are looking for you to have all or some of the following skills;-

  • Good knowledge of a wide range of plants and understanding of their growing requirements including experience of soft & hard landscaping or willingness to learn

  • Good interpersonal skills & ability to communicate well with residents and the public

  • To deliver seamless quality Grounds Maintenance / Gardening service/s to residents of Clarion Housing Group to improve the environment.

  • To carry out seasonal maintenance programmes to quality horticultural standards.

  • To be aware of Health and Safety and best practice when using equipment in the delivery of high quality services.

  • To carry out other related duties and responsibilities required by post / employer Growing Concern (GC).

The ideal applicant will have the following -

  • Horticultural qualification or relevant experience

  • Good attention to detail

  • Enthusiasm to work in all conditions and weather supporting your colleagues.

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.

Other perks

  • 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: Tuesday 30th April 2024 at midnight.

For further details on this vacancy and to download the role profile lease visit our website or click 'apply'.

Applicants must be able to travel across the region as required.

This post is subject to Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.

Applicants must hold a full valid manual UK driving license as you will be provided with a company van for work use only.

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.


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.

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