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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Operative

Hourly rate: £9.90 per hour + Van + Fuel Card  

Job Location:    St Helens

Contact Duration:  ASAP Start - Fixed term until 31st October 2022 

Hours (weekly): 38.5 (Monday to Friday)

Are you looking to utilise your horticultural skills, working in a varied role as part of a supportive team?

Your Housing Group’s in-house contractor Fix360, has a number of exciting opportunities for Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Operative, supporting the Group’s Merseyside Grounds Maintenance team on a fixed term contract until the end of October 2022.  

Starting as soon as possible, you’ll work Monday to Friday 8am-4.30pm, although there's likely to be the opportunity for paid overtime at the weekends.

Salary and benefits….

  • £9.90 per hour for a 38.5hr week
  • Company van and fuel card (for business use),
  • 20 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays (pro-rata for your fixed term contract)
  • Paid overtime
  • Pension scheme
  • Health Care Cash Back Scheme

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, working as part of a small and supportive team, you will use your previous experience to deliver grounds maintenance, landscaping and environmental services to Your Housing Group’s customers, ensuring the highest standards of quality, safety and customer care - whatever the British weather brings!

You will….

  • carry out grass cutting, shrub pruning and weed control
  • be a strong team player with solid communication skills
  • able to demonstrate using your initiative
  • be certified to use and maintain a range of associated powered landscaping tools and equipment
  • hold a full valid UK driving licence

In addition to the above you will embrace the culture of continuous improvement to support Value for Money throughout the organisation and have a passion for doing things right first time.

As part of our pre-employment checks, this role requires the successful applicant to complete a satisfactory Basic DBS check

Fix360 is a Your Housing Group company, formed in October 2017 to independently service the Group’s properties across the North West of England. As a commercial contractor, we aim to provide the best service to our customers, using the most up to date digital solutions. YHG has over 29,000 homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, the business has a large portfolio of retirement living developments and an innovative private rental offer.

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.              

Closing date: 31 May 2022

Should we receive a high number of applications, we may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated above

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property.  It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified. YHG2

 

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