Estate Caretaker

  • Position: Estate Caretaker
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £18,495 - £19,387
  • Hours: 35 per week
  • Grade: TAS2
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 29 January 2020
We are currently looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated individual who can use their initiative to help deliver our in-house Landscaping and Estate Caretaking Services.

You will have relevant experience in the direct operation of grass cutting and landscape maintenance machines and in maintaining soft and hard landscaping areas. Easthall Park operates a garden maintenance scheme that entitles qualifying tenants to have their gardens maintained by the co-operative who meet the relevant criteria. You will assist the current caretaking team, (currently Estate Caretaker Supervisor and two Estate Caretakers) with the upkeep of the local estate this also includes cleaning of communal closes on a weekly basis. The caretaking team are responsible for removing all bulk waste from all void properties and communal areas throughout the community as and when required.

You will be committed to ensuring the delivery of safe working practices and be able to plan, organise and deliver your daily workload effectively.

It is an essential requirement of the post that you possess a valid UK driving license.

Easthall Park is a community controlled housing co-operative based in Easterhouse, Glasgow. We currently own 695 rented properties and factor 54 properties.

The personal values integral to this post are, an ability to adapt and embrace change, a passion to drive service improvement and the capability to develop relations and work collaboratively to achieve significant organisational success.

This is a rewarding post that offers an attractive and competitive employment package.

As an employer we have been recognised by Investors in People, achieving their platinum standard, and gained European Foundation for Quality Management accreditation. We consistently achieve high levels of staff satisfaction in annual staff surveys and we were proud to be recognised as the winner of UK small housing association of the year 2013 and the Housing Excellence Award of small Social Landlord of the Year 2015.

Application forms are available by downloading from our website at www.easthallpark.org.uk or emailing Easthall Park at recruitment@easthallpark.org.uk after the 6th January 2020 

All applicants are expected to complete the application form.  CV’s will not be accepted.

The closing date for this vacant position is: 29th January 2020 at 12 noon

Interviews are planned to take place week commencing 3rd February 2020

Employers in Voluntary Housing conditions apply.  Easthall Park is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

If you would like to discuss this post please contact Bryan McMahon, Maintenance Manager on 0141 781 2277.