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Permanent Gardener

Tameside
Circa £20,000 per annum.
Group
Job Ref: JHG111
Closing Date: 18th February 2020

Jigsaw Homes Group is one of the largest housing groups in England with more than 33,000 homes across the North West and East Midlands, employing over 1400 employees.  Our main social purpose is to provide quality homes as solid foundations for people to thrive for the rest of their lives.

We are looking for people with a passion for Grounds Maintenance. You must have experience in gardening and grounds maintenance of large sites and a good standard of general education. You will be joining an established Grounds Maintenance team, so we are looking for a team player with excellent customer service skills.

Green Charter, Part of Jigsaw Homes Group would like to recruit an experienced Gardener to assist in all aspects of horticulture and grounds maintenance on communal areas and individual properties during our busy cutting season.

Main duties will include grass cutting, strimming, hedge cutting, shrub pruning, weeding, chemical spraying and litter picking.

You will work either individually or as part of a small team of gardeners.

You must have experience of undertaking grounds maintenance duties along with experience of working in a manual role.  A formal horticultural qualification to NVQ level 2 or equivalent is desirable.  A full valid driving licence is essential and the ability to legally tow a trailer of up to 3500kg is desirable.

In return Jigsaw Homes Group offer 20 working days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays), access to the GMPF Pension Scheme, Simply Health membership, enhanced maternity/paternity leave and  training/development opportunities.

If you would like an application form and information pack please contact us either via our recruitment line on 01942 604 292 or by email to recruitment@jigsawhomes.org.uk or apply on-line at our website www.jigsawhomes.org.uk. Please note you must apply via our application form, we do not accept CV’s.

We reserve the right to close this position early if sufficient application forms have been received.