Estate Assistant

About Us

The Guinness Partnership provides services to more than 65,000 homes nationwide. With a truly national presence, Guinness is one of the leading housing providers in the sector. Guinness Property provide repairs & maintenance services to The Guinness Partnership. Our national teams deliver housing repairs, maintenance and improvement services to ensure our customers' homes are safe and maintained to high standard.

About the role

We have a permanent, full-time opportunity for an Estate Assistant to join our Estates team working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, from 08:00am to 4:00pm. You will be responsible for providing high quality grounds and garden services to our schemes based in and around Southend.

Reporting into the Estates Services Officer you will be responsible for providing high quality general maintenance services to our schemes. We are looking for someone who has good customer service skills as you will be interacting with our customers and colleagues. The work can sometimes be quite physically demanding. You will also be able to demonstrate the following essential skills:
* Proven professional experience of delivering grounds maintenance across a variety of sites and garden types
* Experience and knowledge of lawn, shrub, and plant care
* Proven experience of achieving high levels of customer satisfactionn
* Ability to carry out physical tasks within Health and Safety guidelines
* Able to work effectively within a team
* Ability to use all equipment safely and effectively
* Ability to work effectively without high levels of supervision
* Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation, including COSHH and PPE

Some of the key duties involved are:
* Grounds, maintenance, and external gardening work (Hedge trimming, grass cutting, weed and moss control etc)
* Cleaning internal and external communal areas
* Using mechanical cleaning tools
* Cleaning of internal communal areas including lifts, corridors (mopping dusting and vacuuming)
* Bin store/bulk waste management
* Litter picking
* Customer interaction

Work Schedule
* Monday to Friday - 8am - 4pm
* 35 hour per week
* No weekend working
* Start and end location within our Shoebury Hub, you will be expected to travel within the wider Essex patch

Essential Requirements
* Full clean UK driving licence.
* Ideally 2 years gardening experience (but will accept less if you are the right candidate)

If you are interested in joining us and would like to apply for this role, please review the role profile to ensure you meet the essential criteria.

Please apply by submitting your CV as a word or pdf attachment.

The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

About Us

The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 140,000 customers nationwide. Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Advertiser
The Guinness Partnership
Organisation
The Guinness Partnership
Reference
10544
Contract Type
Salary
Pension, Mobile phone, Simplyhealth
Expiry Date
23/08/2024 14:39:00
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