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Title:  Grounds Maintenance Charge Hand

Location: 

Glasgow, Scotland, GB, G53 6PG

Department:  Estate Services (Caretaking, Cleaning)
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  174342

 

Sanctuary provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary 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.

 

Grounds Maintenance Charge Hand

 

Glasgow – covering Glasgow and Southwest Scotland

 

£21,795 - £22,943 per year

 

40 hours per week

 

Do you like working in the great outdoors? Do you have a passion for Gardening? Or are you looking for a new role? If so, we have a great opportunity for you. We are looking for a Grounds Maintenance Charge Hand (internally known as a Landscape Technician Charge Hand) to be responsible for the maintenance of communal grounds including grass cutting, trimming hedges and weeding flower beds. It will be your role to provide supervisory support to the wider team and ensure the grounds look presentable for any visitors.

 

A company van tools will be provided which you will be responsible and ensure they are kept in good working condition. So, if you are looking for a new challenge then this may be the role for you.

 

The role of Grounds Maintenance Charge Hand will include:

  • Provide supervisory support in keeping estates well maintained and clean
  • Use equipment and materials in a safe manner as instructed and in accordance with risk assessment and the manufacturer’s guidance
  • Carry out all hazardous tasks such as spraying, in accordance with supplier guidelines ensuring relevant records are maintained to comply with health and safety and legal requirements
  • Ensure tools and equipment are maintained in good condition and continue to be suitable for required tasks
  • Respond positively to complaints and breakdowns in service delivery to meet customer expectations

 

Skills and experiences:

  • A pesticide application certificate PA1 – PA6 or equivalent
  • NVQ3 or equivalent in Horticulture or similar discipline is desirable
  • Recent experience of working within a similar role where operating gardening machinery is essential
  • Some experience of supervising others
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence

 

About us

Sanctuary Property Services provide in-house repairs and maintenance services for an extensive portfolio of properties across Sanctuary.  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.

 

Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 24 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • £21,795 per annum (rising to £22,943 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

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Closing Date: 26 May 2022

 

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

 

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Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
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.