Grounds Maintenance Operatives

Grounds Maintenance Operatives Fareham, England

Full Time Fareham, England 10.9 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Due to expediential growth in our business, we have an exciting opportunity and are recruiting for Grounds Maintenance Operatives who have a can-do attitude and who will join an existing team working across multiple sites in and around Fareham and Gosport.

Job Purpose

As a Grounds Maintenance Operative, you will be working ‘hands-on’ with a small team of gardeners to provide a top-class horticultural environment for our clients. As an integral part of the Grounds Maintenance Team, you will also be expected to operate the required tools and machinery, check the health of plants by identifying pests and/or diseases, strimming, mulching, weeding, spraying, shrub pruning and general gardening.

Skills and experiences:

  • Passionate about the environment with a keen eye for detail.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to confidently work independently
  • Spraying Certificates – NPTC PA1 & PA6preferable, but not essential
  • Experience in Corporate and/or Local Authority Grounds Maintenance preferred, but not essential
  • Experience with using petrol two-stroke grass/hedge cutting equipment is preferable, but not essential
  • Experience with ride on grass-cutting equipment and tractor driving is preferable but not essential
  • Flexible in approach to work and willing to work outside in all weathers
  • A full, clean UK driving licence is essential
  • Due to the nature of the role, you will require a full DBS check

In return we offer:

  • £10.90 per hour, with annual reviews
  • 28 days holiday (inc. Bank Holidays)
  • Employee contribution pension scheme
  • A friendly customer focused team atmosphere
  • Training and Development with exciting opportunities to further your career
  • Uniform/ PPE provided
  • Refer a friend scheme, £200 per person
  • Cycle to work scheme, and access to our Bravo benefits hub
  • Nurture Group is a proud partner of the Living Wage Foundation.

The Company:

The Nurture Group, is an award winning national service provider consisting of three leading brands: Nurture Landscapes, Gavin Jones and Rokill Pest Control Services.

Nurture Landscapes specialises in grounds maintenance, winter gritting and interior and exterior plant display services, mainly to the corporate sector.

Gavin Jones provide landscape construction services to a wide variety of clients across the UK, working alongside landscape architects, designers and main contractors. They also provide grounds maintenance services to military sites, public open spaces and royal parks and palaces, and are proud holders of the Royal Warrant to Her Majesty The Queen.

Rokill provide pest control services to both commercial and domestic customers as well as the public sector. They hold the Royal Warrant to Her Majesty The Queen and are of the UK’s leading pest control companies.

Our clients span across a diverse and broad range of disciplines, from corporate headquarters, science parks, shopping centres, business and industrial parks, to leisure facilities, schools, sporting venues, hotels, universities, public open spaces and the public sector.

To apply, please complete the ‘Apply on-line today’ section and attach an up-to-date CV.

Nurture is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £10.90 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Fareham: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you have experience with using petrol two-stroke grass/hedge cutting equipment ?


  • Grounds Maintenance: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)
  • PA1 & PA6 Spraying Certificates (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: MM-GMO-F&G-DR
Expected start date: 03/04/2023

Grounds Maintenance Operatives
Windlesham, United Kingdom
Gareth Kirkwood
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
General Repair & Maintenance
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