Gardener

4 days left

Location
Tunbridge Wells
Salary
£7,170 - £8,788 per annum
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Expires
26 Sep 2017
Sector
Cleaning
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

PART TIME GARDENER

TUNBRIDGE WELLS – TN2

PERMANENT Working pattern: Either 16 or 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: £7,170 per annum (16 hours) or £8,788 per annum (20 hours)

As a housing association managing over 7,000 rented, shared ownership and leasehold homes, Hastoe is focused on our core objectives of supporting rural communities by providing affordable homes for local people.

We are looking for an experienced part time gardener to maintain our award-winning gardens and grounds at our Chenies Close estate in Tunbridge Wells. The estate has a large lawn area with a number of bedding areas as well as a pond and greenhouse which is actively used by our residents.

Working alongside the Estate Officer, you will continue to maintain our tradition of high quality horticulture on the estate, and keep improving the grounds by:

- Taking pride in your work in grass cutting, shrub maintenance, clearing, cleaning, litter picking

- Working as part of the Hastoe team with Housing and Maintenance colleagues

- Passing on your enthusiasm to residents and contractors in what you do

- Involving residents in garden design and maintenance

- Carrying out Health and Safety inspections

You will have good verbal and written communication skills, sound horticultural knowledge and experience, and a high level of Health and Safety awareness.  You must also have experience of using Microsoft Office Outlook and Word. All this will enable you to provide an excellent service to our residents.

To apply:

Visit our website to download the job pack and complete the online application - click apply to be directed.

We do not accept CV’s.

Closing date midday Tuesday, 26 September 2017.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 4 October 2017.

Please note: This post is subject to background checks

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