Salary: Band 3, £17,219-20,146 per annum dependent on experience plus 5% fringe allowance
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Based at our Tyrwhitt House Treatment Centre in Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BX
Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For almost a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.
Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Facilities team as a Gardener. You will work with the Grounds team to maintain and develop the gardens and grounds to a consistently high standard at Treatment Centre base. The role will involve undertaking gardening takes in line with the garden maintenance schedules and maintaining any ponds and water features and the irrigation system, roads and paths. You will also conduct and review regular risk assessments and ensure the security and safety of all garden equipment.
You must have previous experience of gardening and the maintenance of gardens and grounds to an excellent standard. You must also have a good working knowledge of gardening equipment and machinery.
What we offer
You will work within a charity that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate for the climate and one that has a fantastic cause and committed follower base.
In addition, we offer the following benefits;
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with an increase upon 5 years of continuous service
- competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10%
- childcare vouchers
- discount shopping
- cycle to work scheme
How to apply
For further information about the roles please contact Heather Steers, Treatment Centre Manager (Heather.Steers@combatstress.org.uk)
Closing date: 11th March 2018
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0800 138 1619
Call our free 24 hour helpline for veterans and serving military personnel and their families.