• Job description

    DIRECTORATE OF PROPERTY
    Trades Plus Operative – Groundworker (Permanent)
    Salary £27,977 per annum
    40 hours per week
    Working across various locations within Cheshire

    Do you want to work for a ‘Times Top 100 Best Company’ which recently achieved ‘Housing’s Best Association to Work For’?

    The Trust provides homes and services across Cheshire and is a Times Top 100 company to work for. We have over 6000 properties and a variety of external open spaces. We are looking for an experienced landscaper, flagger and fencer on a permanent basis to work within the Open space and environmental services team.

    Your Opportunity:

    Do you enjoy working outdoors in all weathers? Do you work to a high standard and take pride in what you do? As a ground worker at the Trust, you will carry out both planned and responsive external works across all of the Trust’s external areas including customers gardens and communal open spaces. You must have demonstrable competence in all aspects of groundwork including flagging, fencing, drainage and garden clearances. You will be expected to work safely, follow guidelines, assess risk and ensure the safety of yourself, our customers and your colleagues.

    You will be working in domestic properties and it is essential that you work within the values of the Trust and can communicate effectively with both customers and colleagues. You should be comfortable working as part of a team, be flexible to the demands of the role but have the confidence to manage your own time and use your own initiative.

    You must have a current and valid UK driving licence.

    The working week is 40 hours, and these hours will be worked between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm. In addition, you will be required to participate on the out of hours callout rota and work within a 30 mile radius of Gadbrook Point, Northwich.

  • Benefits

    In addition to salary we offer a great working environment, a workplace pension scheme, 25-31 days annual leave depending on service, child-care subsidy, an Employee Assistance Programme to help you balance work, family, and personal life, Excellent ongoing learning opportunities and annual Personal Development and Well Being payment.

    Please be advised this role requires a Basic Disclosure Barring Service Check.

  • How to apply

    Please visit our website at http://www.wvht.co.uk to access the job information pack & application form. Please submit your CV with a covering letter (max. 2 pages) or completed applications demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria in relation to the person specification and or Accountability profile, please return to Gadbrook Point, Rudheath Way, Northwich, CW9 7LL or send to [email protected]

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