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Job details
Posting date: 31 May 2024
Salary: £11.80 to £12.8 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 30 June 2024
Location: Fleet, Hampshire, GU52 0AD
Company: Bupa Care Services
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: FRE00M7_1717162291



Freelands Croft Care Home, Redfields Lane, Church Crookham, Fleet, GU52 0AD

£11.80 - £12.80 per hour depending on experience

Permanent contract

22 hours per week

Shift times 8am - 4pm over 3 days a week on a rota

We make health happen

Here at Bupa we support those when they need it the most. Our care homes are dedicated to delivering person-centred care, supporting independence and honouring choice to help our residents live their best lives.

You'll help us make health happen by:

  • Maintaining all grassed areas including mowing, trimming, weed control, repairs and feeding.
  • Ensuring all trees and shrubs are maintained, including trimming, pruning, and assessing stability.
  • Maintaining all flower beds, boarder plants, hanging baskets and potted plants.
  • Providing general maintenance, including sweeping and weed removal on all paved areas, removing any litter and raking leaves.
  • Responsible for keeping the tool sheds and storage areas tidy and maintaining all garden equipment and tools.
  • Supporting the Maintenance Operative as required with decorating duties and basic maintenance support.

Key Skills / Qualifications needed for this role:

You have a minimum of 3 years hands on experience in grounds maintenance and a passion for gardening. Experience within a large commercial estate, knowledge of horticulture statutory requirements and a gardening or horticultural qualification would be advantageous. Friendly and approachable, you have excellent customer service skills and an ability to work well as part of a large team. With a practical ability and experience in painting and decorating, you're happy to help the wider team as required.


Our benefits are designed to make health happen for our people. Viva is our global wellbeing programme and includes all aspects of our health - from mental and physical, to financial, social and environmental wellbeing. We support flexible working and have a range of family friendly benefits.

Joining Bupa in this role you will receive the following benefits and more:

  • My Healthcare - Quick, easy access to support, advice, and treatment for a variety of health-related issues, including remote GP appointments, physiotherapy and mental health support - all available via one phone number 24/7
  • Annual allowance which you can redeem against a menu of Bupa healthcare products, all to the approximate value of £350
  • Free meal on every shift
  • 28 days holiday
  • Long service - For every milestone at Bupa we will reward you with ecards, extra holidays and money!
  • Interest-free annual travel loan to enable the purchase of public transport annual season tickets
  • Wagestream - Have early access to up to 40% of your earned wages within minutes
  • We offer a range of Bupa pension plans - find out more on our career site
  • Parental leave - We have schemes for adoption, birth parents and co parents -find out more on our career site
  • Menopause Plan - Specifically designed to empower women to seek advice, choose their treatment and take control of their health
  • Access to discounts at a wide variety of gyms and fitness facilities across the UK

Why Bupa?

We're a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. Our people are all driven by the same purpose - helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We make health happen by being brave, caring and responsible in everything we do.

We encourage all of our people to "Be you at Bupa", we champion diversity, and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. That's why we especially encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. We'll make sure you are treated fairly and offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.