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Grounds Maintenance Operative - job post

NURTURE LANDSCAPES HOLDINGS LIMITED
81 reviews
Blandford Forum
From £10.90 an hour - Permanent, Full-time

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Pay

  • From £10.90 an hour

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Blandford Forum

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

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

Full job description

Due to expediential growth in our business, we have an exciting opportunity and are recruiting for a Grounds Maintenance Operative who has a can-do attitude who will join an existing team team working at Blandford camp, in Dorset.

Job Purpose

As a Gardener, you will be working ‘hands-on’ with a small team of gardeners to provide a top-class horticultural environment for our clients. As an integral part of the Grounds Maintenance Team, you will also be expected to operate the required tools and machinery, check the health of plants by identifying pests and/or diseases, strimming, mulching, weeding, spraying, shrub pruning and general gardening.

Skills and experiences:

  • Passionate about the environment with a keen eye for detail.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to confidently work independently
  • Spraying Certificates – NPTC PA1 & PA6 preferable, but not essential
  • Experience in Corporate and/or Local Authority Grounds Maintenance preferred, but not essential
  • Experience with using petrol two-stroke grass/hedge cutting equipment is preferable, but not essential
  • NVQ Level 2 horticulture or equivalent in horticulture, preferred.
  • Flexible in approach to work and willing to work outside in all weathers
  • A full, clean UK driving licence is essential

In return we offer:

  • From £10.90 per hour, increasing to £12.00 in April in line with the real living wage increase.
  • Overtime available
  • 28 days holiday (inc. Bank Holidays)
  • Employee contribution pension scheme
  • A friendly customer focused team atmosphere
  • Training and Development with exciting opportunities to further your career
  • Uniform/ PPE provided
  • Refer a friend scheme, £200 per person from Day 1
  • Cycle to work scheme, and access to our Bravo benefits hub
  • Nurture Group is a proud partner of the Living Wage Foundation.

The Company:

The Nurture Group, is an award winning national service provider consisting of three leading brands: Nurture Landscapes, Gavin Jones and Rokill Pest Control Services.

Nurture Landscapes specialises in grounds maintenance, winter gritting and interior and exterior plant display services, mainly to the corporate sector.

Gavin Jones provide landscape construction services to a wide variety of clients across the UK, working alongside landscape architects, designers and main contractors. They also provide grounds maintenance services to military sites and public open spaces and are proud holders of the Royal Warrant.

Rokill provide pest control services to both commercial and domestic customers as well as the public sector. They hold the Royal Warrant and are of the UK’s leading pest control companies.

Our clients span across a diverse and broad range of disciplines, from corporate headquarters, science parks, shopping centres, business and industrial parks, to leisure facilities, schools, sporting venues, hotels, universities, public open spaces and the public sector.

To apply, please complete the ‘Apply on-line today’ section and attach an up-to-date CV.

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

Sending your CV to the above mailbox /in response to this job advertisement you consent to us collecting and storing your CV/application and contact details. We will hold this information securely and process it for recruitment purposes only. Please refer to our Privacy Statement available on our company website www.nurture-group.co.uk for more details on our compliance with GDPR and Data Protection.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £10.90 per hour

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Application question(s):

  • Do you have experience with using petrol two stroke grass/hedge cutting equipment?

Experience:

  • Gardening: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: JA-GMO-BLA-DR

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