Gardener

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible to: Trust Director

Reports to: Trust Director

Main purpose of the role: To maintain the grounds and gardens around both homes.

Key Tasks

To maintain the gardens and pathways at both homes. Working in conjunction with the maintenance staff to ensure the grounds are kept tidy and in a safe condition


Main responsibilities

  • Keep all pathways clean and weed free.

  • Weed, hoe and dig over all flower beds.

  • Prune shrubs and hedges when required.

  • Grit pathways and car parks in the winter and keep them free from snow and ice.

  • Remove leaves and debris from gutters and drains.

  • Maintain all lawns keeping them cut and edged.

  • Maintain compost area of the garden.

  • Keep all tools safe, clean and tidy.

  • Assist the maintenance staff when required.

  • Keep all gardening equipment in a good state of repair.

  • Maintain all garden furniture and fences duties.

  • Any other ad hoc.


This job description may be subject to review and change by agreement with the post holder according to the needs of the service.

Martha Trust operates a no smoking policy in all buildings, work areas, vehicles, and when on duty but working away from Martha Trust. Martha Trust operates a policy banning the use of mobile phones whilst on duty other than in an emergency.

The post holder will be required to comply with regulations relating to Health and Safety at Work and the Data Protection Act. The post holder will be required to comply with all policies and procedures issued by and on behalf of Martha Trust Hereford Limited.