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Gardener

Job details
Posting date: 13 April 2021
Salary: £8.91 per hour
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 13 May 2021
Location: Yorkshire and Humber, BD12 8LR
Company: Cygnet Health Care
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 15897

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Summary

With us, you’ll work in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

We are currently recruiting a gardener to work across 2 of our private services in Bradford;

Cygnet Hospital Wyke and Cygnet Lodge Brighouse.

Cygnet Hospital Wyke - provides support to men with mental health needs and autism.

Cygnet Lodge Brighouse - is a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men.

In this role you will be responsible for the general maintenance of the grounds, and gardens ensuring they are always presented in a way that creates a good first impression.

So if you’re passionate about what you do, we want to hear from you!

Your Day-to-Day…

  • Maintain and grow the garden to ensure it meets specific requirements and expectations.
  • Perform basic maintenance such as cutting the grass, emptying bins, managing weed control and leaf raking
  • Plant and nurture new trees, flowers, and various plants.
  • Work with hand tools and basic light machinery such as mowers, strimmer’s and leaf blowers
  • Service all garden equipment and machinery
  • Maintain a clean garden by clearing rubbish and litter from the garden and grounds
  • Provide guidance to management on matters related to the garden
  • Advise management on the costs of plants and garden necessities with detailed written quotations and reports
  • Ensure a safe environment for staff and clients by adhering to safety and health regulations

You are...

  • Experienced in gardening
  • Friendly, conscientious & have a positive attitude
  • A good communicator
  • Knowledgeable of gardening techniques
  • Able to use professional mowing, trimming and pruning equipment
  • Organised with great attention to detail
  • Knowledgeable on plant and flower care techniques

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Group Pension
  • NHS Staff Discounts
  • Enhanced Maternity
  • Free Health Cash Plan
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • 24 Hours Free GP Helpline
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • On-site Benefits
  • Free Mortgage Broker & Insurance Cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP
  • Free Eye Tests
  • Car Lease Discounts
  • Paid Life Assurance Company scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change?

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