Gardener/Grounds person

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  • Permanent
  • East Knoyle
  • Salary: £9.90 per hour

Website Response_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Our client based in East Knoyle is recruiting for a Gardener/Grounds person to join their team on a permanent basis.

As a Gardener Grounds person the post holder will provide a skilled, efficient, responsive, and effective garden maintenance service that can:

  • Take good care of the tools and equipment provided and maintain these to an appropriate standard, reporting any defects immediately.
  • Meet targets and deadlines according to current work plans and standards
  • Be responsible for the safe and tidy storage of supplies and equipment

What we’re looking for:

  • Work history of working in a garden environment or keen gardening enthusiast
  • The ability to undertake all the duties of the job, with or without the use of aids and adaptations, including the manual handling of heavy objects (with training).
  • Experience in garden maintenance and caring for the upkeep of a larger garden.

Benefits:

  • Training opportunities and career development
  • Season Ticket Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
  • Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
  • Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Simply Health Plan (assisting employees with their general health and wellbeing)

The rate of pay is £9.90 per hour working 35 hours per week, however, part-time hours can be offered.

If you believe you have the required skill set for this position then please do not hesitate to get in touch today.

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