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Resident Caretaker/ Gardener - Richmond Court
  • Employer: Hightown Housing Association
  • Reference: RC5073
  • Published: Tue 22/10/2019, 10:45 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 12/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £20,000 - £24,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brox, Hertfordshire

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Resident Caretaker/ Gardener - Richmond Court

About the Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Full time Resident Caretaker/Gardener (37.5hrs per week). This is a live on site position, providing grounds maintenance and caretaking services to a retirement and leasehold estate in Broxbourne.

Your role as Resident Caretaker will be to:

  • Ensure Hightown`s estate is kept clean and tidy, keep ground maintenance to a high standard and carry out minor repairs and cleaning of blocks

The role will require some interaction with residents and some out of hour`s callouts, we are therefore looking for a friendly and approachable individual.

You will also be responsible for purchasing equipment based on the needs of the service and for providing receipts in a timely manner for every purchase made, up to an agreed amount.

We are looking for individuals with previous caretaking/grounds maintenance experience who have good communication skills, have an attention to detail and who demonstrate a compassionate, enthusiastic, and `can-do` approach.

You must be able to:

  • Work independently
  • Must be able to deliver an excellent level of service to the people we support
  • Be flexible in your approach to work
  • Have a commitment to equality and diversity
  • Take a positive approach to supporting others.

It is essential that the caretaker lives on site.

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Comprehensive training and development support
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus
  • Free on-site parking

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We currently manage over 6,400 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have a turnover of £84 million and a development programme that will deliver around 500 new affordable homes each year.

To apply for this position please click the `apply ` link below and complete an online application form.

Closing date: Tuesday 12th November 2019

Interview date: Friday 22nd November 2019

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.