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Gardner / Clearance Operative in King's Lynn at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Gardner / Clearance Operative

Location: King’s Lynn, PE30 4NG

Salary: £17,316 per annum

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, Monday – Thursday 8am – 4pm, Friday 8am – 3:30pm

CLOSING DATE:  Monday 25th February

About the Company:

Freebridge Community Housing was set up in 2006 and now manages around 7,000 homes and 17 sheltered schemes in West Norfolk. We employ over 230 people, including our own Property Services team of operatives. As part of the e2 consortium, our combined aim is to build strong and sustainable communities by providing high quality affordable homes within well designed neighborhood’s.

We are now looking for a Gardner / Clearance Operative to join the team! The main purpose of this position is to carry out garden and clearance works at Freebridge properties and communal spaces.

Gardner / Clearance Operative Responsibilities:


  • Cutting of grass with a rotary mower or ride on mower (dependent on location) and tidying area after.
  • Strimming of gardens and grassed areas.
  • Weed spraying with appropriate chemicals.
  • Litter picking grassed areas before cutting grass.
  • Cutting of hedges and pruning when required, taking care and attention.
  • Sweeping of paths, leaving area clean and tidy.
  • Cleaning of all tools and equipment after use.
  • Clearing of empty properties and gardens.
  • Various grounds maintenance tasks.
  • Report to manager any damaged property repairs observed during visits to sites.

Gardner / Clearance Operative Requirements:


  • Hold a full driving license.
  • Previous experience in a similar role with some knowledge of garden machinery maintenance and health & safety procedures in a grounds/garden environment.
  • Work well as part of a small team.
  • A minimum of GCSE passes or equivalent.

Gardner / Clearance Operative Benefits:


  • 25 days per annum Bank Holiday
  • Free Parking / Parking Permits
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff Incentives

If you meet the Gardner / Clearance Operative requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!