Ground Maintenance Operative MEAR60632

Posted 23 February by Mears Housing

Ground Maintenance Operative MEAR60632


£8.45 per hour

Celtic Horizons delivers estate services for United Welsh; including gas servicing, grounds maintenance, cleaning, repairs and maintenance. Celtic Horizons was the first wholly owned subsidiary of its kind formed by United Welsh who have entered into a partnership with Mears Group. Celtic Horizons care for over 5000 properties spanning over 11 local authority areas in South Wales.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to join us in Caerphilly.

Within this role, you will provide a grounds maintenance service to various sites and locations as required. This will include: operation of grass cutting machinery, maintenance of shrub beds and planted areas, weed control operations, hedge cutting operations, assistance with maintenance of high profile grounds and gardens, Autumn leaf clearance and delivery of landscaping project works as part of a team.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have appropriate experience of working in the external environment along with the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the skills, technology and safety procedures required to carry out the full range of tasks. You should also have the ability to understand and interpret work instructions, drawings and technical specifications.

Although not essential, experience of the grounds maintenance industry and relevant training such as PA1/PA6 would be beneficial. Competence in the use of grounds maintenance machinery such as mowing equipment, strimmers and hedgecutters would also be an advantage.

Please refer to the full job description upon applying

Candidates for this role must hold a full driving licence.

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
  • Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

Reference: 34542305

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