Caretaker / Gardener / Cleaner

Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted
02 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Jan 2018
Ref
00077328
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
New Year, new career!

Does the thought of returning to your current employer after the Christmas break fill you with dread? Are you looking for a company where your skills will be utilised and recognised leading to opportunities for progression?

This company they require people with fantastic attention to detail, a focus on customer service and an ability to thrive in an environment where you will be working remotely without the constant pressure of a line manager looking over your shoulder. Trust is an important two way process and that's why we need the best people to join us to help us look after the best estates in the area.

Have you got experience in gardening and get a satisfaction from working outside on high-end properties?
Are you looking to work for a growing company and working across multiple prestigious sites in the Bracknell area?

Caretaker / Gardener
The overall purpose of this job is to effectively carry out gardening and caretaking duties under the instruction of the Facilities Management team on the communal areas of various residential estates, which will allow the sites to remain in a good state of repair throughout.

Company
This company specialises in the on-going management of large residential developments, including the effective administration of +£20m of client service charge budgets. Based in Cambridge and with offices in London, Bracknell and Nottingham. They work across East Anglia, London, the Home Counties, the South and East Midlands, and have plans for further growth. The Group also consists of separate Facilities Management and Legal businesses, employing over 200 people. They pride themselves on a commitment to excellence and customer service.

Working Hours - 7.30am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday

KEY CRITERIA
- Be of a practical nature with a background in a gardening or maintenance field, such as plumbing, fencing, small works, building or other suitable trade.
- Be fit and able to carry out the duties required of him.
- Be able to work between Monday and Friday, but to be flexible to work additional hours if necessary.
- Have a full driving licence.
- Have good social skills as they will be dealing with residents on a daily basis. They need to be polite and friendly, but be aware that any problems should be directed to the Estate Manager.
- Have no criminal record as CRB checks will be required.
- Be punctual and be able to follow a routine, as work rotas are in place to enable them to carry out their duties in a timely fashion.
- Be able to complete standard forms to record events on a regular basis (such as lighting/alarm tests and health & safety documentation).
- A fully stocked vehicle will be supplied where necessary and the person should keep the vehicle and tools provided in good order and report any incident/breakage immediately to their line manager.