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Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Posted 5 April by Brampton Training and Consultancy Featured Ended

Delivering a high standard grounds maintenance service to schemes attracting a service charge

Estate Services :

  • Maintenance of grassed area, shrubs and flower beds.
  • Mowing of grassed area using both handheld mowers and ride on mechanical mowers.
  • Cleaning, sweeping and weeding operations
  • Preparation of ground for planting of annual bedding, shrub borders and beds
  • Maintenance of hard surfaces areas
  • Digging, forking, hoeing, weeding, pruning, mulching where required.
  • Hedge cutting using hand and mechanical horticultural appliances
  • Leaf clearing and disposal during winter months

Health and Safety:

  • Transport grounds maintenance equipment to site using vans and towing trailers
  • Identify issues of safety via risk assessments on a daily basis and take remedial action as necessary

Customer Service:

  • To ensure customer complaints are resolved efficiently and effectively
  • To promote a positive image of Affinity Sutton at all times through the establishment of good working relationships with residents


  • Carry out caretaking duties during periods where it is impossible to do grounds maintenance functions Ensure that accesses on the paths of schemes are safe during inclement weather
  • Ensure that adequate supply of salt or grit are available and applied when snowy and icy conditions prevail


  • Demonstrate a commitment to environmentally friendly practices in line with the organisation’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy and relevant legislation.

Person criteria :

  • Education /Qualifications: None required
  • Knowledge of COSHH
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Experience of working in a grounds maintenance service environment
  • Experience of Shrub management
  • Ability to work flexible hours including extended working hours in the growing period
  • Full driving licence

Please note this is a contracted position of 3-6 months with the possibility of extension depending on budgets and performance.

**Please note as an agency we can only offer an Umbrella PAYE rate for this post **

Reference: 34835642

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