Groundskeeper

Recruiter
St. Columba's Hospice
Location
Scotland
Salary
£17,360 - £20,327 per year
Posted
11 Nov 2016
Closes
05 Dec 2016
Ref
SCH00008
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description

Groundskeeper

Band 3 £17,360 - £20,327per annum + unsocial enhancement + Pension

Full-time: 37.5 hours per week.

 

We're looking for an experienced Groundskeeper to join our facilities team at the Hospice.

                                         

The Hospice is surrounded by landscaped outside areas, making them pleasant places for staff, patients and visitors.  Working as a Groundskeeper, your work will include mowing lawns, planting and weeding borders, trimming trees and bushes, sweeping paths and car parks, landscaping, and in the winter months clearing snow and ice.

 

As well as ensuring that our outside areas are safe, tidy and attractive, as part of the facilities team you'll also contribute to the maintenance of the building fabric within the organisation.

 

You may be involved in creating new garden areas in the grounds of the Hospice. This could be to provide a peaceful space for patients and visitors, a quiet place of remembrance or somewhere for children to play.

 

To apply you'll need to hold a recognised horticulture, garden maintenance or landscaping related qualification, such as an SVQ3, certificate or diploma, and have some experience of gardening or horticulture work. You should also hold a full and valid driving licence.

 

For an application form and job description, visit our website at www.stcolumbashospice.org.uk    Alternatively call 0131 551 7722 or by email hr@stcolumbashospice.org.uk

 

Closing date: Sunday 4

th

December 2016