Countryside Sites Custodian

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Rubery, Birmingham
£17,866- £18,223 per annum
25 Jul 2022
22 Aug 2022
Job Ref
Social Work Opportunities
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Job Title: Countryside Sites Custodian
Salary: £17,866- £18,223
Contracted Hours: 35 hours
Location: Waseley Hills Country Park, Rubery, Birmingham, B45 9AT
Contract Type: Permanent

The Role

This is a key post within a team responsible for managing a range of popular Country Parks, Picnic Places and Local Nature Reserves in North Worcestershire. A practical outdoor job, the Custodian will work to ensure that sites are kept clean, tidy and in a good state of repair. You will need experience of working with people and a naturally friendly and positive attitude. Good practical skills and a driving licence are essential. Experience of countryside estate work and entitlement to drive with a trailer would be an advantage.

Working Pattern: 
Wednesday: 8:30am-16:00pm 
Thursday: 8:30am-16:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-16:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am-16:00pm 
Sunday: 8:30am-16:00pm 

You will be entitled to one weekend per month off. Therefore, on this week you will be required to work Monday and Tuesday from 08:30am - 16:00pm. 


In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :

• 25 days’ leave plus bank holidays (potential to match up to 30 days)
• Green Car Scheme
• Bike Scheme
• Career average pension scheme
• Relocation package up to £10,000 (subject to T&Cs)
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts 

Disability Confident

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. 


Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.


Applications are invited to apply for this role. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please email your application to Rachel Datlen at 

Application Closing Date: Monday, 22nd August 2022
Anticipated Interview Date: Wednesday, 24th August 2022

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