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Gardener - Essex Region in Chelmsford at Excel Care

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full Time
  • Location:
    Chelmsford
  • Job Type:
    Maintenance
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    1/29/2018

Job Description

Job Title: Gardener - Essex Region 

Location: 

Salary: £9.00 p/h

Closing Date: 01/03/2018

Reference Number: 000301

                                               


Gardener

This role will be covering several of our care homes. The successful applicant will be responsible for grounds across our ten homes in Essex including Saffron Walden, Harlow, Chelmsford and Chigwell.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

To ensure the overall maintenance of the gardens are maintained to a good standard.

During winter you will be expected to assist the maintenance operatives with minor maintenance issues and minor decoration.

Full UK driving license and own transport is essential.

Person Specification Essential:

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work as part of a team.

Minimum of 2 years gardening experience.

Knowledge of COSHH regulations.

Knowledge of Management of Health and Safety at Work regulation.

Understanding the terms 'Hazard & Risk'

Person Specification Desirable:

Self motivated, ability to work on own initiative.

Holder of a recognised Health & Safety certificate.

Employee Benefits:

  • 28 Days holiday including Bank holidays
  • Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding up to £600 for every person you refer (https://careers.excelcareholdings.com/en-GB/page/employee-refer)
  • DBS Certificate paid by Excelcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Career development pathways through the Excelcare Training Academy
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme
  • Paid uniform
  • Employee of the Month and the Excelcare Awards – Recognition of our committed people across the business for a job very well done.

If you are interested in the position or would initially like to find out more information, we’d like to hear from you. Please apply online or contact one of the Recruitment Team today on 0208 3135003 - we look forward to hearing from you.

Excelcare are an equal opportunities employer.

*Subject to terms and conditions