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Maintenance/Grounds Assistant

Job Sector:
Maintenance & Catering
£15,268 per annum plus on call allowance
Employment Type:
Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week over 5 days (Monday to Friday plus on call)
Ref No:

Bedford, MK44 3RJ

Sue Ryder, St Johns Hospice, Moggerhanger, MK44 3RJ

An opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance/Grounds Person to join the team at Sue Ryder - St Johns Hospice.

The Maintenance/Grounds Person will help to manage and maintain the Hospice and beautiful grounds of our building. Tasks will include a variety of gardening duties and maintenance programmes, which are required to be carried out with as minimum disruption as possible.

The successful applicant will be reliable, motivated, enthusiastic and willing to learn. Previous experience in a similar maintenance role is preferable but not essential.
Knowledge of Health & Safety, COSHH and other legislation would be an advantage.
DIY and gardening experience is essential.

For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit please contact Donna Rutter, 01767 642417.

Sue Ryder St John's Hospice is situated in the village of Moggerhanger in Bedfordshire. Set in its own grounds and surrounded by farmland, it's a haven of tranquillity while being accessible from nearby Sandy and Bedford. We care for people who are approaching the end of their lives with progressive conditions. We have 15 beds and provide residential services for people aged 18 and over who have been referred to us by a healthcare professional. Our philosophy is to work holistically across all disciplines, with each patient receiving individualised programmes of care. We do not just care for our patients; we also look after and support their families and carers, offering bereavement help and spiritual care.

Post subject to DBS

Free parking on-site
Subsidised meal service
25 days holiday rising to 30 plus bank holidays (Pro rata if part-time)
Option to buy and sell holiday up to 5 days
Private pension matched at either 3% or 5%
Enhanced Maternity Benefits
Auto enrolment pension scheme
Salary sacrifice car scheme
24 hour employee assistance line for free advice such as legal and
PeoplePerks - discounts with hundreds of retailers and services that can amount to an average annual saving of GBP 350.
15% staff discount on New Goods on the Sue Ryder website - The website has an amazing range of new goods - including homewares, gifts, children's toys and furniture, musical instruments and dolls houses.
Childcare Vouchers
Cycle to work scheme
Development opportunities for all
Free tea and coffee