Gardener (BB20)

Kingsley Healthcare Thetford

Pay

£10.00 per hour

Type

Full time Staff who will work on a permanent with 40 hours contract

Posted

12/11/2021

Closes

10/12/2021

Covid-19 Vaccine

All successful candidates will be required to have had or be willing to have the COVID19 vaccination

ABOUT THE ROLE

As the Gardener you will have the responsibility for maintaining the grounds surrounding Buckingham Lodge (Watton) & Thorp House (Griston). As well as taking pride in developing the beautiful gardens.

You will:

  • Install and maintain seasonal plants
  • Mow, trim and fertilize green spaces
  • Mulch, edge and weed gardens
  • Prune and trim trees and bushes
  • Maintain all gardening equipment and machinery, like mowers, trimmers and leaf blowers
  • Monitor and maintain the health of plants
  • Deal with pest problems that could damage plants
  • Keep gardens and green spaces clear of debris and litter

Kingsley Healthcare is a family owned national care home operator rated as one of the top 20 large groups by carehome.co.uk.  We are one of the fastest growing healthcare companies in the sector.

Criteria / Person Specification

  • Experience as a Gardener
  • Familiarity with landscaping design
  • Own transport required  
  • Extensive knowledge of regional plant life
  • Knowledge of local pests and how to eliminate them
  • Knowledge of synthetic and natural fertilizers
  • Knowledge of state health and safety regulations for landscaping
  • The ability to lift heavy objects
  • The ability to remain on your feet for long periods of time
  • A love of the outdoors and plant life
  • You will be required to have had or be willing to have the COVID19 vaccination for this position.

Benefits

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Costs for an enhanced DBS

Location

Cost of Enhanced CBS

Paid Breaks

Recognition Scheme

Induction & Paid Training Programme

Enhanced rates for Bank Holiday

Pension Scheme