Grounds Maintenance Operative

Unit 5 Brookside Industrial Estate, Wednesbury

Salary – £17,290 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time

Closing Date – 21 September 2022

Interview Date – TBC

About us

In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord Limited was created in order to deliver our purpose of Building Better Lives. Building Better Lives means that we exist to provide the affordable homes and care services that enable people to achieve their full potential, without having to worry about the quality, affordability and safety of their housing and care.

As a charitable housing provider, we provide over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people. We deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year. We have a geographical reach from the north east, to the south west of England. And we employ around 4,000 people.

We are committed to providing great homes and care, in a great neighbourhood, with great service.

About the role

We currently have an opportunity to join our Grounds Maintenance team where you will provide high quality grounds maintenance services for our properties across Wednesbury.

You will carry out general maintenance of public open spaces – grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves, litter collection, planting, pruning and seeding. You will be using the full range of tools and equipment including powered hand tools and light plant.

Previous experience and knowledge of amenity horticultural operations including grass cutting, shrub pruning and hedge trimming is essential, as is the ability to juggle varying duties and priorities.

You`ll be customer focused and a good team player but also be able to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision.

Please note that if you are successful in this role, we will require a DBS check to be completed. Further details will be sent following offer.

About you

As you`ll be travelling across our sites you`ll need to be adaptable and flexible with a full driving licence, preferably with Categories B + E and C1 + E trailer qualifications, although this is not essential, and use of a private vehicle.


In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.