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Peabody are looking for an Environmental Operative - Street scene to work in Thamesmead!

Environmental Operative – Street Scene

| Peabody

Location: Thamesmead
Full time: 8am – 3:30pm
Salary: £23,933
Closing Date: 20/03/2024 – 23:59:00


Job Description

What we’re looking for:

  • Do you have basic knowledge and understanding of health and safety regulations in relation to estates services?
  • Do you have a valid driving licence and able to drive company vehicles?
  • Are you able to carry out general horticultural maintenance duties using hand tools and mechanical horticultural appliances?

If so, this role is perfect for you!

Here at Peabody, we have an opportunity for an Environmental Operative on a permanent basis at our Thamesmead site.

A bit about the role:

As an Environmental Operative, you will provide an effective, responsive and pro-active customer focused Gardening service that is of a consistently high standard .

Some of the key results for the role include:

  • To keep clean all areas, including litter picking, bulk removal and clearance, sweeping and emptying all types of bins. Removal of hazardous waste.
  • To work to an established cleaning schedule for the area allocated, ensuring good standards of cleanliness.
  • To carry out graffiti removal using the appropriate equipment and chemicals.
  • To carry out minor grounds activities, weeding, pruning etc.
  • To establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with work colleagues to ensure effective service delivery.

This role will require a basic DBS check and a UK driver’s licence.

A bit about us:

160 years after it was established, Peabody is one of the oldest not-for-profit housing associations in the UK.

The Peabody Group is responsible for more than 107,000 homes, with around 220,000 residents across London and the Home Counties. We also have around 20,000 care and support customers.

Our purpose is to help people flourish, and we are getting closer to residents by taking a local approach.

We are committed to delivering a responsive and easily accessible repairs service and investing in our existing homes so they are safe and well maintained. Our retrofit projects will make thousands of our homes more energy efficient.

We work with councils and communities to promote economic inclusion, tackle inequality and poverty, and prioritise wellbeing.

Here just a few of the benefits for working at Peabody:

  • Up to 30 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year
  • Family friendly policies
  • Flexible benefits scheme, including options for Healthcare, Dental care, Critical illness cover, vouchers, technology scheme and access to a discount portal
  • 4 x Life Assurance
  • Up to 10% pension contribution matched 1:1

Interview date – Week commencing 25th March.

How to apply?

To be considered for the position of Environmental Operative – Street Scene, please follow the link below and apply.

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