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Ground Worker

Job Title: Ground Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford
Start Date: February 2020
Reference: WG419
Job Published: January 13, 2020 14:28

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Ground Worker to join our Wates Living Space team in Bedford.


The primary focus of this role will be to undertake: fencing repairs and renewals, ground works, extending existing paving, bush/tree maintenance/removal, pointing brickwork and replacing washing line poles with high level first time delivery. High standard of workmanship, productivity levels and ability to provide excellent customer service at all times is essential.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Undertaking repair/renewal works
Advising Supervisor in a timely manner where other trades are required
Working solely on certain tasks
Working in partnership with other operatives to complete certain tasks
Completing daily work sheets detailing work undertaken and materials used after each job undertaken
Working in a timely and productive manner to complete programme tasks
Providing excellent customer service to residents and clients.
At all times, work to Wates Health & Safety Professional Standards, including  commitment to and understanding of the company’s safeguarding policy towards children and vulnerable adults.

To be successful in the role you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to problem solve, multi task and work to tight deadlines.



A bit about us:


Wates Group was established in 1897 and it is now one of the largest, most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


We employ around 4,000 people, working with a diverse range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors. Our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.


Within the group, Wates Living Space is one of the UK’s leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the social housing sector, maintaining over 500,000 homes nationwide every year. Our leading position within the maintenance sector has enabled the business to realise ambitious strategic growth.


As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with both Investors in People and C2E (Committed to Equality).


Our In-house Recruitment Team embrace diversity and are focused on finding the best people to join us here at Wates. Apply today and one of our team will be in contact.

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