Grounds Maintenance Operative MEAR47531

Caerphilly (Caerffili)
£8.45 per hour (permanent full time, 40 hours per week)
04 Apr 2017
02 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Grounds Maintenance Operative MEAR47531


£8.45 per hour (permanent full time, 40 hours per week)

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Celtic Horizons has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life.

An opportunity has arisen for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to join our team based in Caerphilly. Within the role, you will undertake a variety of grounds maintenance tasks as directed by the Site Manager. Operating grass cutting machinery, you will be responsible for the maintenance of shrub beds and planted areas. Candidates for this position will be responsible for weed control and hedge cutting. Assisting with the maintenance of high profile gardens and autumn leaf clearance, you have the responsibility of maintaining and marking of sports facilities as necessary whilst adhering to Health and Safety policies.

With previous experience of working in an external environment, you will ideally have previous experience of the grounds maintenance industry and relevant training such as PA1/PA6. Candidates for this position will have the ability to understand and interpret work instructions, drawings and technical specifications. Preferably the successful Grounds Maintenance Operative will be a competent user of grounds maintenance machinery including mowing equipment, strimmers and hedge cutters. With the ability to identify, diagnose and rectify problems, you will be customer focused with ability to work well within a team.  Candidates for this position will be able to build and maintain excellent customer/ client relationships. Above all, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is able to succeed within our dynamic team.

This position is a permanent full time position working 40 hours per week

Candidates for this role must hold a full driving licence

 Please refer to the full job description upon applying


Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including... 

•Training and development 

•Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday 

•Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues. 

•Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Celtic Horizons are rewarded for their service. 

•Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.