Grounds Maintenance Operative

Salary: £25,183 per annum

Location: West London

Weekly Hours: Monday-Friday 0730am-1530pm

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What we’re looking for:

  • Do you have basic knowledge and understanding of health and safety regulations in relation to estates services?
  • Do you have a valid driving licence and able to drive company vehicles?
  • Are you able to carry out general horticultural maintenance duties using hand tools and mechanical horticultural appliances?

If so, this role is perfect for you!

Here at Peabody, we have an opportunity for a Grounds Maintenance Operatives on a permanent basis in Southall.

A bit about the role:

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, you will provide an effective, responsive and pro-active customer focused Gardening service that is of a consistently high standard .

Some of the key results for the role include:

  • Carrying out a program of assigned grounds maintenance works in line with published schedules.
  • Ensuring activity such as planting summer and winter beds, maintenance of hedges, turf maintenance, weed spraying/ weeding and leafing is carried out during the appropriate seasonal parameters
  • Undertake all appropriate security checks and deal promptly with any hazards.
  • Operating and maintaining powered and manual hand tools, specialised plant and other equipment in line with manufacturers’ guidelines.
  • Ensuring green waste is removed and disposed of with company policy and waste management regulations.

This role will require a basic DBS check and a UK driver’s licence.

A bit about us:

160 years after it was established, Peabody is one of the oldest not-for-profit housing associations in the UK.

The Peabody Group is responsible for more than 107,000 homes, with around 220,000 residents across London and the Home Counties. We also have around 20,000 care and support customers.

Our purpose is to help people flourish, and we are getting closer to residents by taking a local approach.

We are committed to delivering a responsive and easily accessible repairs service and investing in our existing homes so they are safe and well maintained. Our retrofit projects will make thousands of our homes more energy efficient.

We work with councils and communities to promote economic inclusion, tackle inequality and poverty, and prioritise wellbeing.

Here just a few of the benefits for working at Peabody:

  • Up to 30 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates 
  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year 
  • Family friendly policies
  • Flexible benefits scheme, including options for Healthcare, Dental care, Critical illness cover, vouchers, technology scheme and access to a discount portal 
  • 4 x Life Assurance
  • Up to 10% pension contribution matched 1:1

Are you ready to apply?

Interview Date - Week commencing 24th June

To be considered for the position of Grounds Maintenance Operative, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit both your CV and a bit about why we should consider you for the role. 

If you need to ask us anything else at all, feel free to drop an email to and one of our team will be in touch.

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Vacancy details:

  • Discipline:
    Social Housing, Customer Service

  • Weekly Hours:
    Monday-Friday 0730am-1530pm

  • Contract type:
    Full Time

  • Closing Date:
    21/06/2024 23:59:00


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