Groundsperson – Buildings and Open Spaces

Location: Coram’s Fields, Kings Cross
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week, some evening and weekend work required
Salary & Benefits: £25,000-27,000 per annum, Cycle to work scheme, training and development opportunities, discounted sport and hall hire, discounted childcare (holiday clubs), defined pension contribution scheme, free employee assistance programme (EAP)

We are now looking to recruit a Grounds Person (Buildings and Open Spaces). As our Grounds Person, you will have the opportunity to transform the experience of the hundreds of children and families that use out community services every day, as well as the many thousands who access our park and playgrounds each year.

We are looking for:

  • Somebody with knowledge and experience to successfully maintain and develop buildings and facilities, similar to that of Coram’s Fields.
  • You will be hands-on in your approach and will bring a range of practical skills to the role, as well as an understanding of the importance of systems and processes in delivering high standards of maintenance.
  • You will be a team player, a strong communicator, and will take immense pride in your work, relishing the idea of working with others to deliver tangible improvements to our facilities for the benefit of local children and young people.

Diversity and inclusion matter to us. Coram’s Fields is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, from a diverse range of backgrounds. We strive for our workforce to be representative of the communities that we serve and we know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the families and children we work with.

Coram’s Fields is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of all children and young people. All those applying for a role with the charity, are subject to robust safeguarding checks and will need to demonstrate clearly, their commitment to safeguarding. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and all post holders are required to register with the DBS update service. Please be aware that all applications are subject to two references.

You can also find more information on our services at www.coramsfields.org

Job Description and Person Specification

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How to apply

To apply for the role, please provide an up to date CV and cover letter (no more than 2 sides of A4), outlining why you are interested in the opportunity and how your experience and skills meet the requirements detailed in the job description and person specification.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, so applicants are encouraged to make early applications for the role should they be interested. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 14 days of applying; if you have not been contacted within this time then unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful. Applications should be returned to Lily Turvey (Office Assistant) and are accepted by e-mail or in hard copy and should be submitted in the following way;

By e-mail to: recruitment@coramsfields.org.uk

By post to;
Lily Turvey
Coram’s Fields
93 Guilford Street
London
WC1N 1DN

Please note that applicants must have the right to work in the UK in order to apply.