Grounds Maintenance Team Leader

  • Reference: Vivid Housing Limited: Portsmouth
  • Application closing date: 23 Jan 2022 00:00

Job Description

The Vacancy

We’re VIVID! –We offer a vibrant, friendly, inclusive culture that supports, develops and attracts the best people!



As one team we make a difference to people's lives. Join our journey as we continue to build more homes and brighter futures, giving our customers a safe, secure home and the foundations for their continued wellbeing.



We’re Disability Confident Leaders and proud partners of LGBTjobs. Come and join us and make a real impact on the people within our local community.



We’re Hampshire’s largest provider of affordable homes with around 900 staff, who put our customers at the centre of everything they do. As a ‘people’ business, we work hard to create a high performing and fun working environment. We invest in our people’s development, whilst looking after their wellbeing with our award-winning initiatives.



We’re looking for an experienced grounds ma intenance team leader to join our team on a full time permanent basis, working 39 hours per week. This role is contractually based in Portsmouth but will be covering the Eastleigh area. Whilst we’ll try to keep you local, there will be times where we’ll need you to work from our other sites in Hampshire (depending on business needs). On top of a competitive salary, you will also benefit from:



26 days holiday (plus bank holidays), with the opportunity to buy or sell annual leave
Use of a company van & fuel card for your work travel
A productivity-related bonus scheme to enhance your take-home
Uniform and PPE provided
Use of power tools (supplied by us, if needed for certain jobs)
A generous contributory pension
Medi-cash policy to claim back some medical costs to ensure we look after you and your loved ones
Discounts portal to save money on various products and services, including holidays, shopping and cinema
Countless professional development opportunities
A real sense of work/life balance where you have a degree of flexibility to attend life’s important events.

Here’s the facts about the role:

As a grounds maintenance team leader, you’ll play an important part in delivering excellent customer and community services. You’ll lead, motivate and delegate to the grounds maintenance operatives so they can assist and support you in carrying out grounds maintenance works. You’ll plan and organise the tools and equipment required for work to be carried out. You’ll also follow standard work routines and tasks on site, with scope to make adjustments in the case of unplanned events.



The grounds maintenance team leader will be accountable for the quality and efficiency of the grounds maintenance work on your sites. We’ll expect you to meet your set targets and support your supervisor to ensure an excellent, value for money service is delivered.



You’ll bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in a grounds maintenance position, along with an NPTC level 2 in the use of pesticides PA1 & PA6A. You’ll also have a full current driving licence (held for at least 1 year) and trailer licence. Offers are subject to satisfactory driving licence checks and DBS check.



We do our best to make reasonable adjustments wherever possible. However, due to the nature of this position, the job holder must be capable of:

Working at heights
Manual handling and lifting heavy and bulky items
A high degree of mobility, which will include walking/lifting/loading and unloading vehicles


Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams on 26 January 2022. Don't have Microsoft Teams? Download it for free here! https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/microsoft-365/microsoft-teams/download-app

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Pay: £22,452 Annually