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Estate Worker (Ground Maintenance)

Posted 27 February by The Sheiling Trust Featured Ended

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Estates Worker to join our busy maintenance team and become involved in the management and maintenance of our stunning and eco-friendly 50-acre site close to the New Forest.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of The Sheiling Ringwood estate, gardens and plants, ensuring they are kept in a good state of repair and presentation. You will be expected to work in collaboration with other specialists whilst applying biodynamic and organic principles. Additionally, the post holder will assist with general building and vehicle fleet maintenance as and when required. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working as grounds person/gardener and possess knowledge of safe maintenance, and the use of garden machinery, herbicides and pesticides.

The Sheiling Ringwood is an independent residential special school and college for students with severe and moderate learning difficulties and disabilities. A member of the Camphill communities, we provide education and care services within a beautiful environment where staff, whatever their job role, have the opportunity to make a holistic, real and positive difference in the lives of our students.

Please visit our website for further information including job description, person specification and access to our online application form. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.

The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and Barred Lists check (Adult and Children’s Workforce) plus registration with the Update service will be required.

Required skills

  • Machinery
  • Maintenance
  • Plants
  • Upkeep

Reference: 34564524

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