Salary: £18,017 per annum

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time

The Role:

The Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Grounds Maintenance Operative to join our busy team.

Working as part of our grounds maintenance team, you will work alongside other operatives and undertake grounds maintenance services to all contracted sites which can include aspects of hard/soft landscaping such as; grass cutting, strimming, clearing foliage and removal of unwanted growth from trees.

As an operative you will work with a local team on site, ensuring our customer standards are delivered, and that the customers experience of our service is positive. You will be a proactive member of the team, actively learning from customer feedback to improve the service delivery.

Experience and knowledge of using equipment to maintain green spaces is essential, as is a can do attitude with a flexible approach to your working hours, particularly in the summer time.

PA1/PA6 spray licence and driving licence desirable but not essential.

We have a very clear mission statement, We create clean, safe and attractive communities, a place which our customer can call home.

If you’re up for the challenge we’d love to hear from you.

The Trust:

Trafford Housing Trust (THT) is an independent housing company providing more than 9,000 quality affordable homes within the Trafford area of Manchester and across the North West. As a social enterprise, we are a ‘profit-for-purpose’ organisation, striving for a society transformed, free from poverty, inequality and injustice.

We have recently joined the L&Q Group, in an exciting deal that will see us build 20,000 new homes across the NW. This represents ambitious growth and a huge vote of confidence in THT’s team and track record.

What Trafford Housing Trust can offer you:

Trafford Housing Trust encourages a healthy work/life balance with family friendly policies and we offer an attractive benefits package for employees, as well as a competitive and transparent system of pay and reward. These benefits include:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Access to the Social Housing Defined Contribution pension scheme
  • Free Trafford Leisure Gym Membership
  • Access to Westfield Health Plan
  • Annual leave allowance of 31 days per annum

We’re actively building diverse teams and encourage applications from everybody. We want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities we serve.

Location: Trafford