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Grounds Maintenance Operative - job post

NURTURE LANDSCAPES GROUP
3.1 out of 5
Dartford
From £12 an hour - Permanent, Full-time

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Pay

  • From £12 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Dartford

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay

Full job description

Are you passionate about creating and maintaining beautiful outdoor spaces?

Do you thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment? If so, we want you to join our team as a Grounds Maintenance Operative, at Bluewater Shopping Centre.

At Nurture Landscapes, our purpose is to create a healthier, safer, and more beautiful world. We're committed to creating a workplace where diversity is celebrated, and every individual is empowered to thrive. We value the unique perspectives and experiences that each team member brings, and we're dedicated to building a culture of passion, respect, integrity, diversity, and expertise.

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the outdoor areas we manage are safe, clean, and visually appealing for our clients, supporting us to be excellent at everything we do.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Performing routine maintenance tasks such as mowing, trimming, and edging lawns
  • Planting flowers, shrubs, and trees to enhance the beauty for client sites
  • Applying fertilizers and pesticides in accordance with safety guidelines
  • Removing litter and debris to maintain a clean, safe and welcoming environment
  • Operating and maintaining groundskeeping equipment and tools
  • Collaborating with team members to prioritise tasks and meet client deadlines
  • Upholding our commitment to sustainability and adding value to client sites by recommending enhancements such as Bee hives, Bird Boxes and other ESG initiatives

What we're looking for:

  • A passion for outdoor work and a keen eye for detail
  • Previous experience in grounds maintenance or landscaping preferred but not required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills and a friendly, customer-focused attitude.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Commitment to safety and adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and seasonal demands
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace

What’s in it for you?

  • Monday to Friday working hours with Weekend/Bank Holiday overtime
  • Real Living Wage (Minimum) paid fortnightly and tailored benefits package
  • Opportunities for Lantra Accredited training and personal development
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment where your contributions are valued and respected
  • The chance to make a positive impact to the environment
  • Flexible scheduling options to promote work-life balance
  • Career advancement opportunities within our business
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance based on length of service

Join us in creating vibrant outdoor spaces that enhance the quality of life for everyone in our communities. Apply now to become a valued member of our team!

Nurture is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: From £12.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dartford: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you have Hedgecutter, strimmer, blower and grass cutting experience?
  • Do you have any plant knowledge?

Experience:

  • Gardening: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • PA1 & PA6 Spraying Certificate (preferred)
  • Driving Licence (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: BM-GMO-BWAT-DR

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