Multi skilled Operative – Groundworker

  • Reference: Weaver Vale Housing Trust - Northwich
  • Application closing date: 19 Apr 2021 00:00

Job Description

DIRECTORATE OF PROPERTY

Multi skilled operative - Groundworker (Permanent)

Salary £27,031 per annum

40 hours per week

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 flagger and fencer on a permanent basis to work within the Open space and environmental services team.

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.

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 and annual Personal Development and Well Being payment.

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

Closing date: Noon, 12th April 2021

(Please be aware that applications received after this time will not be considered)

Assessment/Interview date: 16th April 2021

Please visit our site to download the Trade Plus Operative - Groundworker - Information Pack:
https://www.wvht.co.uk/current-vacancies/trade-plus-operative-groundworker-293/

Please submit your CV with a covering letter (max. 2 pages) demonstrating how you meet the minimum criteria in relation to the person specification, please send to careers@wvht.co.uk

Those applicants that consider themselves to have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview. Please confirm within your application if you consider yourself to have a disability.

In line with the Trust’s Disclosure & Barring Policy, please confirm if you have any curren t convictions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The Trust invites applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, religion or disability.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Pay: £27,031 Annually