Gardener

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jun 2021
Closes
12 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Huntercombe Hospital Stafford is a CAMHS unit for children and young people with illnesses such as eating disorders, and other complex mental health conditions, such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and emerging personality disorder. We are located in Wheaton Aston just a few miles from junction 12 of the M6, 10 miles from Stafford, 12 miles from Wolverhampton and 21 miles from Telford

We are looking for a Gardener to effectively provide grounds maintenance and gardening across the site. Working within the maintenance department, providing an excellent external environment to patients, staff and visitors.

Key Accountabilities:

* Responsible for grounds maintenance, as specified by the Maintenance Supervisor.

* To ensure that available resources are effectively deployed and that tasks such as grass cutting and equipment maintenance are managed to a good standard.

* To work in a positive way with staff and patients, incorporating the needs of patients within the grounds for example creating and maintain patient-friendly garden areas.

* To work flexibly within the Maintenance Team, undertaking general duties as required and as specified by the Maintenance Supervisor.

* To perform a number of routine tasks, for example leaf sweeping, pruning, weeding, planting, lawn treatments, paths and path maintenance.

* Responsible for providing high-quality horticultural service across the site.

* To take a lead on special gardening projects in conjunction with the Maintenance Supervisor

This is a full time and permanent role working Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding befits package
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Maternity leave at 3 month's full pay and 3 month's half pay, (up to a max salary ofGBP50k)
• 2 week's paid paternity leave
• Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
• A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
• Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
• General annual leave allowance
• Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
• The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
• Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
• A range of staff discounts
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest.

Huntercombe Group is one of the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.

Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that's why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

???We're proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it's you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce