The University of Nottingham Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Summary The University of Nottingham All University Sites Gardener/Grounds Worker £17,408 per annum Based at either University Park or Jubilee Campus this role will undertake all practical aspects of garden maintenance including planting a wide range of shrubs, perennials, etc and collecting litter within the designated area of work. Other duties will include the preparation, care and maintenance of amenity landscaped areas and sports grounds and the operation of horticultural and grounds maintenance machinery. Candidates should be qualified to NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) in amenity horticulture, or a related discipline or have substantial relevant experience, have knowledge of a range of trees, shrubs and perennials and preferably hold an NPTC - PA1 and PA6A pesticide application certificate. Candidates must also have experience in the use of compact and agricultural tractors and trailers including associated attachments. Due to the frequency with which the post holder will drive vehicles involved in grounds maintenance operations and transport materials between University sites candidates must hold a full current driving license unless disability precludes this. This is a permanent full time post and the hours of work are 36.25 per week to be worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged (mainly Monday to Friday) with flexibility to work weekends as required. Job share arrangements may be considered. The University of Nottingham are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We strive to provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 25 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays. Please quote ref. NHE/015819. Closing date 19 March 2019 Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, [email protected] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/applyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .