Grounds Operative

Location:  Aldershot

Salary:  £21,267 + use of a company van

Closing Date:  Wednesday 04 August 2021

We’re VIVID! –We offer a vibrant, friendly, inclusive culture that supports, develops and attracts the best people!

As one team we make a difference to people’s lives. Join our journey as we continue to build more homes and brighter futures, giving our customers a safe, secure home and the foundations for their continued wellbeing.

We’re Disability Confident Leaders and proud partners of LGBTjobs. Come and join us and make a real impact on the people within our local community.

We’re Hampshire’s largest provider of affordable homes with around 900 staff, who put our customers at the centre of everything they do. As a ‘people’ business, we work hard to create a high performing and fun working environment. We invest in our people’s development, whilst looking after their wellbeing with our award-winning initiatives. 

We’re recruiting for a grounds operative contractually based out of Basingstoke but covering the Aldershot area. This is a full time, permanent role, working 39 hours per week! Want to know what we can offer you?

  • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays), with the opportunity to buy or sell annual leave 
  • Use of a company van & fuel card for your work travel
  • A productivity-related bonus scheme to enhance your take-home
  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • Use of power tools (supplied by us, if needed for certain jobs)
  • A generous contributory pension 
  • Medi-cash policy to claim back some medical costs to ensure we look after you and your loved ones
  • Discounts portal to save money on various products and services, including holidays, shopping and cinema 
  • Countless professional development opportunities 
  • A real sense of work/life balance where you have a degree of flexibility to attend life’s important events.
  • Here’s the facts about the role:

    As a grounds operative, you’ll carry out a high standard of grounds work. This’ll include grass/hedge cutting, border maintenance and weeding to make our communal grounds areas more attractive for our customers! 

    You’ll need a full, clean current driving licence (held for at least 1 year) to be able to drive one of our vans when needed. You’ll need to have good knowledge and experience in this field of work. And have the skills to operate a variety of equipment, machines and materials that you’ll use on a daily basis.

    We do our best to make reasonable adjustments wherever possible. However, due to the nature of this position, the job holder must be capable of:

  • Working at heights
  • Manual handling and lifting heavy and bulky items
  • A high degree of mobility, which will include walking/lifting/loading and unloading vehicles
  • Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams .  Don’t have Microsoft Teams? Download it for free here!? ??

    We’re committed to diversity and inclusion.  And want people from all walks of life to apply for our vacancies. We’re a disability confident leader with disabled-friendly facilities. And we’ll make reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process to help you; please note your needs on your application form.

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