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Peabody are looking for an experience enthusiastic Senior Environmental Operative to join their team in Thamesmead!

Senior Environmental Operative

| Peabody

Location: Thamesmead
Full time: 8am – 3:15pm
Salary: £27,415
Closing Date: 15/03/2024 23:59:00


Job Description

What we’re looking for:

  • Do you have previous experience within Gardening / Ground Maintenance?
  • Have you managed a small team?
  • Are you able to effectively communicate with others?

If so, this role is perfect for you!

Here at Peabody, we have an opportunity for a Senior Environmental Operative on a permanent contract at our base location on Hailey Road.

A bit about the role:

As a Senior Environmental Operative, you will provide a high quality, customer focused grounds service and to supervise and allocate work to a team of Environmental Operatives.

Some of the key results for the role include:

  • To organise on site work allocation, including the provision of plant, equipment and tools including their use, maintenance, and repairs.
  • To carry out a range of horticultural activities.
  • To use a wide range of horticultural plant and equipment.
  • To establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with all work colleagues and tenants.

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

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:

  • Flexible and hybrid working (depending on the role)
  • 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
  • Flexible benefits scheme, including family friendly benefits and access to a discount portal

Interviews will be held week commencing 18th March.

How to apply?

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

Senior Environmental Operative – Peabody (

If you need to ask us anything else at all, feel free to drop an email to and we will be in touch.



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