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Gardener / Groundstaff

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for a Gardener / Groundstaff to join the dedicated team responsible for keeping the grounds and gardens in peak condition all year round.

The Role

Oundle School is spread throughout the historic town of Oundle, and owns and maintains extensive grounds, gardens and sports surfaces, which are fully used throughout the year. As part of the Grounds and Gardens team, you will undertake preparation and maintenance duties under the control of a supervisor to provide first class sports facilities and amenity areas.

Hours of duty are 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday with one 30 minute paid meal break and one 30 minute unpaid meal break daily (40 paid hours per week). The role involves seasonal overtime requirements which will be based on a rota and may include evening and weekend work.

The Requirements

You must have a valid driving licence, and experience of using and handling light equipment and machinery used in garden and ground maintenance. An ability to work as a core team member and a willingness to learn are essential.

The Benefits

In addition to excellent working conditions within the beautiful grounds of Oundle School, we offer:
• Group Personal Pension Plan
• Life Assurance scheme
• BUPA Wellbeing Expenses Plan
• Access to some discounted tickets to the Stahl Theatre and Music Productions
• Access to the swimming pool and sports facilities
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Free light lunch available during School term times (currently suspended due to COVID-19)

To Apply

Complete an application form and return it before the closing date of 24 September 2020 (8.30am). Interviews will be conducted 1 and 2 August 2020.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service...... click apply for full job details

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  • Job Reference: 172553063-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Oundle School
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £19,635
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent