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Title:  Landscape Technician - Level 1 - Bank


Banbury, South East, GB, OX15 6BN

Department:  Estate Services (Caretaking, Cleaning)
Operation:  Sanctuary Maintenance
Requisition Number:  43292


Sanctuary Maintenance provides a wide range of property maintenance and facilities management solutions for thousands of customers nationwide. Our staff help make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.

Landscape Technician Level 1 - Bank

Glebe Farm Business Park, Banbury

£8.76 per hour (rising to £9.22 after 12 months service, subject to satisfactory performance)

Hours as and when needed


Why work for us?

Sanctuary Maintenance provides in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary Group’s organisations.  As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to achieve outstanding results for our customers based on our values - working in an open and transparent way, creating strong partnerships with our customers and providing a first-class customer service.

We are currently looking to recruit for an experienced Landscape Technician to join our Estate Services team based in Banbury. The team is responsible for delivering grounds maintenance service across multiple sites in the Oxfordshire area.

The role of Landscape Technician Level 1 will include:

  • Undertaking grounds maintenance duties such as spraying, grass and hedge trimming and general maintenance for shrub and hard standing areas
  • Ensuring all tools and equipment such as hedge trimmers, strimmers and all relevant hand tools are maintained in good, workable condition and are operated within a safe manner
  • Providing accurate and timely information on the progress of tasks, completing daily work records as appropriate
  • Complying with health and safety requirements in accordance with supplier guidelines and assessments

Skills and experiences: 

  • Previous experience working within a similar role where operating gardening machinery is required
  • Holding a pesticide application certificate PA1 – PA6 or equivalent would be desirable
  • An enthusiastic, well organised team player with good interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage and prioritise workload in order to meet deadlines 
  • A company van and equipment will be provided for business use only, therefore a full, current driving licence is desirable.

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

To view the job profile, please click here

Closing Date: 25 January 2019

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter


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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Maintenance Contractors Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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