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Grounds Operative

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Rural Economy, Arboriculture and Agri.
Location   England (South West)
Town/City   Bristol
Salary   Salary will be pro-rated and will range from £9,871-£11,667 per annum. Grounds Operative
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Part Time / Per Day
Level   First Level
Deadline   15/11/2017
Company Name   UWE Bristol
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Website   Further Details / Applications
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We are recruiting 2 new staff members to help to supplement the Grounds maintenance team in the 2 areas of on-site accommodation.

Working 20 hours per week from 6am to 10am, Monday to Friday on a fixed-term, 1 year contract.

Salary will be pro-rated and will range from £9,871-£11,667 per annum.

Your role will be primarily within the student villages and it will be your responsibility to ensure that these areas are well presented at all times. Your main duty will be to ensure the village is free from all litter, bins are emptied and kept clean, cigarettes picked up, doorways and entrances swept etc and to carry out early site inspections.

You will be responsible for the external asset management within your section and for reporting damage and defects to the Grounds Manager. You will also be required to assist trained horticulturalists with seasonal tasks such as leaf clearance, planting, hedge cutting, mulching and when necessary for helping with gritting and snow clearance of the campus.

You will require a strong interest in horticulture, an understanding of seasonal task requirements in grounds management and have exceptional time management skills. We are looking for a reliable, organized, hardworking individual who will be required to have a good level of fitness due to physical demands of the role. You will need good written and verbal communication as the role will involve completing check sheets and work sheets on a regular basis.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:

• a generous holiday allowance of 25 Days;
• up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
• flexible working;
• excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
• option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
• family friendly policies;
• onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
• option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

Closing date: Wednesday 15 November 2017.

UWE is committed to equality and values diversity; to work for an employer that aspires to achieve excellence through inclusion. To apply, please visit: uwe.ac.uk/jobs using reference: 1694589.

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