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Multi Skilled Environmental Services Operative

Posted: 2 Mar 2020 Closes: 25 Oct 2020
Lancashire Competitive
Permanent & Full-time onward-housing/993

Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.At Onward we’re working towards creating positive spaces, which extends to not only to the communities we serve but to our workplaces being positive spaces that are open, diverse and inclusive.  Onward is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation in every aspect of our work. We are looking for Environmental Services Operative (3 posts) to join our Environmental Services team.

You will operate as part of a multi-disciplinary mobile team delivering a range of excellent environmental services including grounds maintenance, caretaking and cleaning duties to Onward neighbourhoods across our geography.

You will be visible in Onward neighbourhoods: ensuring the tidy appearance of neighbourhoods, undertaking scheme maintenance duties, offering assurance to customers, promoting safe environments, supporting community activities and events and embedding and maintaining excellent working relationships with residents.

To be successful, it is essential to have knowledge of health and safety responsibilities, whilst having the ability to communicate effectively with customers, colleagues and external organisations. You will have experience of excelling in a customer facing role and at team work.

You will ideally hold recognised qualifications in Grounds maintenance equipment and a full UK driving licence.

All posts are recruited to the recruitment salary and movement to the confirmed salary is based on successful completion of a 6 month probation.  As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

Please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work.  Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on HumanResourcesTeam@onward.co.uk and a member of the HR Team will be in touch. 

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