Salary: £19731.00

This is a fantastic opportunity for seven Estate Services Operative’s to join our expanding Estate Services Team within Greatwell Homes.

If you have the experience and passion to help us achieve our goals and are highly proactive with a positive attitude, you might be just the person we are looking for so apply today!

What you’ll be doing:

 The role of Estate Services Operative will ensure that our estates, communal and open spaces reflect our ambition to provide great properties and places for our customers. The role will consist of, amongst other tasks:

  • Provide landscaping and grounds maintenance services, which may include mowing lawns and grassed areas, weeding, pruning, applying herbicide as instructed, planting, flowerbed maintenance.
  • Undertake a wide range of other general caretaking duties including minor internal and external property repairs, litter picking, sweeping, waste & refuse collection and removal, fly tipping removal and correct disposal, clearing, cleaning, and preparing a range of properties for occupation and the on-going cleaning and tidying of the internal communal areas, walkways and communal external landscaped areas.
  • Clear the overgrown gardens of individual properties as required and correct disposal of all green waste from such activities.

About you:

Some experience in residential and/or parks & gardens maintenance OR experience of residential and/or commercial buildings maintenance

Proven track record of complying with safe systems of work in areas accessible to the general public and the use of personal protective equipment.

A proven track record of working as a team player

Some experience of working within a customer focused environment.

A proven track record of being at ease in a working environment where the priorities and tasks allocated change, sometimes at short notice, on a day to day basis;

Some experience in the safe operation of commercial electrical and mechanical grounds maintenance equipment.

Your physical fitness and strength should be such that you can lift awkward and heavy items (subject to any reasonable adjustments).

Must have and maintain a valid vehicle driving licence for the UK.

This is an annualised hours contract. An average working week is based on 37 hours (net) per week. You will be expected to work a certain number of hours over the year (37*52 = 1924) but your working hours may vary from week to week and from season to season

Typically working hours fall within the framework Monday – Friday

About Us:

We own and manage around 5000 homes with a £22 million turnover and our mission is to “work successfully with our customers and communities to provide great services and high-quality living environments.” We pride ourselves on being a forward-thinking progressive housing association reflective of what is an ever- changing sector. With housing being high on the public’s agenda, Greatwell Homes continues to grow.

In return you will benefit from 25 days annual leave, health cash plan (following probation), and the option of a Social Housing Pension Scheme amongst many other benefits.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early for the right candidate.

To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile with Greatwell Homes’ careers page. You can find this vacancy at: