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Grounds and Maintenance Assistant

JCA UK - Condover Hall, Shropshire

A new opportunity has become available within JCA’s maintenance team for a Grounds and Maintenance Assistant. You will be working for JCA, one of the leading UK companies for school and family activity holidays. JCA’s flagship activity centre is Condover Hall which is based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Condover Hall boasts over 40 different activities to choose from and can host over 500 guests at one time – a super exciting and unique place to work!

Condover Hall is a Grade I listed building and both the main house and vast grounds take a lot of care and attention. As a Grounds and Maintenance Assistant, you will be a vital part of ensuring that the centre operation runs smoothly. You will follow direction from the Maintenance Supervisor to complete your day to day tasks and show initiative when additional issues arise. The health and safety of our guests and staff should be your biggest concern with all tasks completed to the highest compliance standards.

What you will be doing:

  • General upkeep and routine maintenance of the site grounds including clearing paths, weeding and hedge cutting to maintain the overall site presentation
  • Assisting the 3rd party Estates Team where needed
  • Respond to maintenance jobs reported by the guests and your colleagues including fixing fences and benches
  • Assist with compliance tasks, undertake safety checks and record keeping
  • Understand and abide by health and safety legislation
  • Work on individual projects but also interact as part of the wider operations team across the site

What we’re looking for:

  • Previous handyman, grounds maintenance or trades background
  • Experience in a similar setting such as a school or activity centre is a bonus but not essential
  • An ability to follow instructions but show initiative when needed
  • A responsible and conscientious outlook in regards to health and safety details
  • Full driving licence

The extra bits…

  • The role is to be based at JCA’s flagship activity centre, Condover Hall, Shrewsbury
  • You must be able to make your own way to Condover Hall as accommodation is not provided as standard
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • The role is paid at the National Living Wage
  • The role will involve working occasional weekends
  • Full training will be provided including: Health and safety and safeguarding
  • Role progression and development opportunities
  • Further seasonal opportunities in the UK and abroad with our sister brands, Travelbound and JCA

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