Grounds Maintenance Operative

Full-time Permanent Bromford in Maintenance Email Job
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Join Our Dedicated Team and Make a Difference! 🌿🌟

Are you a skilled landscaper or grounds maintenance professional looking to make a difference? At Bromford, we’re seeking individuals with experience in maintaining communal green spaces and clearing homes and gardens.

Why Join Us?

If you’re looking to be part of an organization recognized as a Great Place to Work, where you can put your landscaping and grounds maintenance skills to good use, then look no further. At Bromford, you’ll help us create and maintain safe, vibrant communities that people are proud to call home.

At Bromford, we value our employees and strive to create a supportive and rewarding work environment. If you are passionate about making a positive impact in the community and want to grow your career with us, we want to hear from you!

Benefits Package:

🚐 Access to a stocked van (shared use) and a fuel card.

🌴 27 paid holidays per year, plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 days annual leave

💼 A choice of two pension schemes, with employer contribution rates of up to 10% of salary

💰 £500 personal allowance to spend on your choice of benefits such as private medical cover, critical health insurance, dental treatment and gym membership

⚕️ A wellbeing app that gives you access to free virtual GPs, 24/7 mental health support and rewards for healthy habits

🛍️ Retail discount schemes to help you save on spending such as food shops, clothing and technology

…..And something we’re really proud about – a £30 monthly drinks card that you can use to buy hot or cold drinks while you’re working! ☕

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone who can work independently and as part of a team, delivering high-quality service to residents. This physically demanding role requires you to work outdoors year-round, in all weather conditions, while maintaining accurate records and sharing best practices to continuously improve our service. You will also need:

  • Experience in grounds maintenance or landscaping.
  • Ideally hold NPTC qualifications in brush cutter, pedestrian mower, ride-on mower, hedge cutter, and PA1 and PA6 for pesticide spraying (training available)
  • A strong understanding of health and safety and COSHH requirements
  • To be comfortable with basic IT and mobile devices (training provided)
  • To be punctual, with excellent customer service skills and a positive attitude
  • Hold a full, clean driving license (van sharing in most cases)
  • Build relationships based on trust and respect and serve as a great ambassador for Bromford.

Please take a moment to review the role requirements and specifications attached at the bottom of this advert before submitting your application.

This is a mobile role covering Aylesbury (HP19) and the surrounding areas, so you’ll be traveling extensively. Be sure you live close enough to easily cover this area.

This is a permanent, full-time opportunity, working 40 hours per week. 

Due to the nature of the role, a Basic DBS check will be required to ensure a secure environment. Ready to embark on this versatile journey? Apply now! 🌟

Swift action required! The closing date for applications is just around the corner on 24th July 2024. If you have any queries or need assistance, feel free to reach out to Natalie, our Resourcing and Talent Specialist, at

Seize this opportunity now! 🚀 In the event of a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early. Don’t miss your chance to join us on this exciting journey! Apply promptly.

We are a housing association- one that owns and provides 46,000 homes for people who can’t access market housing; has individual relationships with more than 110,000 customers; has a strong balance sheet and plans to build 11,000 homes by 2030. all of this is only possible because of our 1,800 dedicated colleagues.

We take a simple view that nothing is more important to any individual or a family than their home. It’s a matter of social justice that everyone should have a home that is safe, secure, and affordable. We exist to provide such homes. With the right home, people can achieve great things, not only for themselves but for wider society too.

We provide quality, affordable homes. But we care about the people who live in them too. We want each of them to be able to achieve their goals. This will be different for each customer. Put simply, we want people to thrive.

Diversity Statement

We are committed to recruiting, developing and retaining colleagues who are representative of the diverse communities we work with. This commitment is embedded in our DNA, and we are striving to build an inclusive workplace culture where all colleagues feel valued and respected, and individuality is celebrated. We are a proud “Disability Confident” (Level 2) employer, and are certified by Great Place to Work as one of the UK’s Best Places to Work for Women.

We encourage people from all sections of our community to apply for jobs with us. Particularly, we welcome those who have been historically underrepresented in areas of our workforce including people from ethnic minority backgrounds, disabled people, women, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Great Place To Work Certified

Bromford have been certified as a Great Place To Work (Nov 22 – Nov 23). The 2022 Great Place to Work Trust Index Survey highlighted that our employees believe we have an amazing company culture and that 89% of our employees where made to feel welcome when they joined us. We are also proud to have been named on ‘UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing’ list, proving that colleague health and wellbeing remains a top priority and that our people are truly at the heart of everything we do.

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