Gardener - Part Time - £7.30ph

Wellington, Somerset, England
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Part Time
Care Assistant

The South-west specialist nursing provider is looking for a part-time gardener to join their team in Wellington Somerset for 22 hours per month. You will ideally have experience in a similar setting although this is not essential and be sympathetic to the needs of those with dementia and general nursing.

Job Requirements

Job summary:

- Responsible for the general maintenance of the grounds, and gardens, at the Home.

Main duties:

- To carry out numerous gardening duties, requiring a minimum amount of supervision.
- Soil cultivation, digging, forking, mulching, watering, raking, weeding, edging, pruning, bed preparation and planting.
- Lawn maintenance and cultivation.
- The use and maintenance of hand tools and basic light machinery.
- The use of cylinder and rotary mowers, strimmers, leaf blowers.
- Adjustments of mower height and quality of cut, etc. Oil level checks and checks for damage to any mower.
- To ensure all equipment, machinery and buildings are secure.
- To keep the tool shed/mess room clean and tidy.
- To keep the borders,thoroughfares and highway footpaths clear and free from litter at all times.
- To empty litter bins around the school.
- To respond to emergency calls.
- To carry out gritting, salt spreading, snow clearing around the school.
- Assist with the erection and dismantling of sports equipment.
- Assist with the initial marking and over marking of the sport pitches, running tracks, field events.
- Prepare and plant rockeries,herbaceous borders and shrubberies.
- Carry out car parking duties as required.

Health & Safety
- Understand and ensure the implementation of the schools Health & Safety policy, and emergency Fire procedures.
- Report any faulty appliances, damaged equipment or any potential hazard.
- Promote safe working practices within the school.

- Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Home.
- Notify the Facilities Manager as soon as possible if you are unable to attend work.
- Ensure the security of the school is maintained.
- Carry out any other duties commensurate with the post.

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please click on Apply now.

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