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Reference: 2263

Closing date: Monday 23rd September 2019

Hours: 35

Pay: £8.21 an Hour

Duration: 18 Months

Location: Lewisham

CSCS Card: Not required

Description of Role:

To provide a high quality Grounds Maintenance service ensuring high level of customer satisfaction.


  • To maintain all communal garden areas by carrying out scheduled and seasonal work as directed by the senior gardener/supervisor

  • To ensure the safe use of appropriate chemicals, other materials and equipment

  • Identify and report any welfare/safeguarding concerns about vulnerable residents,

  • Identify and report nuisance, anti-social behaviour or criminal behaviour and provide evidence to support enforcement action – including the provision of information on individuals, actively looking for evidence as required, and providing witness statements

  • Look after and use appropriate uniform and personal protective equipment, including mobile phones, lone working devises and vehicles when appropriate

  • Willingness to learn safe use of petrol driven gardening equipment

  • Desire to gain knowledge health and safety at work and of risks when working in a public setting

  • Enthusiasm to create great green spaces on Lewisham Homes estates

  • Previous experience of following and understanding programmed and routine works

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