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  • Kingdom Housing Association - Grounds Maintenance Operative

    Created: 19/06/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Post: Grounds Maintenance Operative
    Contract: Permanent
    Hours: 38 hours per week 
    Salary: £26,705 - £28,993
    Location: Perth (Fairfield Estate) 



    Kingdom Housing Association provides housing and support throughout East Central Scotland. Their Asset Management team manage, maintain, and invest in their property assets to make sure that their properties provide attractive, good quality homes for their residents and future customers.

    About the Role

    Kingdom is looking for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to be part of the Grounds Maintenance Team. The team works across a specified geographical area undertaking year-round work for customers in landscaped and communal areas. They carry out general ground maintenance such as grass cutting, weeding, hedge trimming, low level tree pruning, and leaf collection.

    You will work as part of this team, focusing on the Fairfield Estate in Perth. You will also occasionally assist their Community Works Operative with waste collection in Perth and other geographical areas. You will have access to a van for travel between sites and will be provided with all the relevant training and equipment to carry out the role.

    About You

    You will have previous experience in a semi-skilled manual labour role, good customer service skills, and be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. You will have a full driving licence and basic knowledge of health and safety legislation. You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.

    Kingdom offer an attractive salary and benefits package:

    • A contributory pension scheme
    • Generous annual leave entitlement
    • A range of learning and development opportunities
    • Enhanced family friendly and sick pay entitlements
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Free employee counselling service
    • They will consider flexible working options to support you to have a good work life balance

    How to Apply

    You can apply online by visiting their website: https://www.kingdomhousing.org.uk/jobs/ and clicking on the Kingdom Housing Association Vacancies link.

    Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, they particularly welcome applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. They will guarantee shortlisting to any applicant who meets that criteria and the essential criteria for the vacancy. If they offer you the role and you are homeless at that point, they will also offer you a tenancy in one of our properties as part of the Naumann Initiative. If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under "Supporting information" on your application form. Scottish Charity No: SC000874

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 23 June 2024.




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