Location: Various (east, central and west Fife, and Perth)
Salary: £27,096 - £29,461
Job category/type: Maintenance
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 Chargehand to work as part of their grounds maintenance team. The team will work across a specified geographical area undertaking year-round work for their 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. The Grounds Maintenance Chargehand will work as part of the team to provide this service and supervise a small team of operatives. 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, one in east Fife, one in central Fife, one in west Fife and one based in Perth. Please state which area(s) you are applying for in your application.
You will have previous experience in a grounds maintenance role, strong customer service skills and be able and willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions. You will have a full driving licence and good knowledge of health and safety legislation. You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.
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
Employee counselling service
They will consider flexible working options to support you to have a good work life balance
How to Apply
You can apply online by visiting our 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 our 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.