Assistant Head Grounds Person

Employer
Berkshire College of Agriculture
Location
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary
SP24 - SP26 £22,334 - £23,797 per annum + benefits including generous family friendly policies
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Assistant Head Grounds Person

(Full time, Permanent)

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our Grounds team as an Assistant Head Grounds Person.

About Us

BCA is a popular and expanding FE college with a strong land-based heritage. We have an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every student is important.

The BCA Grounds Department is responsible for the maintenance and development of our Agricultural, Equestrian, Horticultural, Arboricultural and Sports Facilities, set in 400 acres of registered parkland.

About the role

Assisting with line management responsibilities and taking the lead in the organisation of a wide range of daily maintenance, repair and project work, you will support the Head Grounds Person in the practical running of our Grounds and Gardens. You will ensure that college curriculum requirements are met and the college is well represented through the quality of the grounds care across site.

About you

You will be able to demonstrate a wide range of practical horticulture skills and have good knowledge of plants, soil and machinery. An excellent communicator, you will have prior experience in directly supervising staff. You will be a team player, have a willingness to work flexibly and hold a professional land based qualification to a Level 2 Standard. 

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting role, please press the ‘Apply Now’ button and you will be redirected to our website where you will find the job description for this role, lots of great information about life at the College, and the application form under ‘How to Apply’.  Please email your completed application form to the HR team by the closing date shown below. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s. For any queries please just contact the HR team who will be happy to help you. We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date:  Midnight on Tuesday 1st February 2022

 

Reasons to join us

  • Generous holiday entitlement & local government pension scheme
  • A wide range of learning & career opportunities
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
  • Comprehensive life events, long service and recognition programme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College Gym)

 

Commitment to Safeguarding

BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

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