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  • Kingdom Housing Association - Grounds Maintenance Operative

    Created: 12/12/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Post: Grounds Maintenance Operative

    Hours: 38 per week 

    Location: Various (east, central and west Fife, and Perth)

    Salary: £25,677 - £27,877

    Job category/type: Maintenance

    Contract: Permanent


    Kingdom Housing Association provides housing and support throughout east central Scotland. Their asset management team manage, maintain and invest in their property assets to make sure that their properties provide attractive, good quality homes for our residents and future customers.

    About the Role

    Kingdom is looking for a Grounds Maintenance Operative to be part of their grounds maintenance team. The team will work across a specified geographical area undertaking year-round work for our customers in landscaped and communal areas. The team will carry out general ground maintenance such as grass cutting, weeding, hedge trimming, low level tree pruning and leaf collection. Each team will have access to a van for travel between sites and will be provided with all the relevant training to carry out the role. They have various roles available, some in east Fife, central Fife and west Fife, and some based in Perth. Please state which area(s) you are applying for in your application.

    About You

    You will have previous experience in a semi-skilled manual labour role, good customer service skills and be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. You will have a full driving licence and basic knowledge of health and safety legislation. You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.

    Kingdom offer

    • An attractive salary and benefits package
    • A contributory pension scheme
    • Generous annual leave entitlement
    • A range of learning and development opportunities
    • Enhanced family friendly and sick pay entitlements
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Free employee counselling service
    • We will consider flexible working options to support you to have a good work life balance

    How to Apply

    You can apply online by visiting their website: https://www.kingdomhousing.org.uk/jobs/ and click on the Kingdom Housing Association Vacancies link. To apply, upload your CV and tell them which areas out of east Fife, central Fife, west Fife or Perth suits you best.

    Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, they particularly welcome applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. They will guarantee shortlisting to any applicant who meets that criteria and the essential criteria for the vacancy. If they offer you the role and you are homeless at that point, they will also offer you a tenancy in one of their properties as part of the Naumann Initiative. If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under "Supporting information" on your application form. Scottish Charity No: SC000874

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 07 January 2024.




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