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Title:  Landscape Technician

Location: 

Wroughton, South West, GB, SN4 9BH

Department:  Maintenance Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Property Services
Requisition Number:  122871

 

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.

 

Landscape Technician – Grounds Maintenance

 

Swindon – Covering & Berkshire

 

£20,735

 

40 hours per week

 

We are looking for a Landscape Technician to join our estate services team based at Wroughton Business Park, Swindon. You will be responsible for the maintenance of communal grounds ensuring they look presentable for service users and completing all jobs to a high standard to meet customer and company expectations. You will join Grounds Maintenance team of Four, covering the Swindon & Berkshire area. A van and tools will be provided alongside training as and when required.

 

The role of Landscape Technician will include:

  • Undertaking grounds maintenance duties such as grass cutting, hedge trimming, weed/moss treatment and litter picking
  • 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
  • Overtime when required.

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience working within grounds maintenance or 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
  • 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 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.

 

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
  • £20,735 per annum

 

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To carry out this role in line with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 you will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 by 11th November 2021, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption as part of the recruitment process.

 

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Closing Date: 7 October 2021

 

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’

 

 

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.