Countryside Sites Custodian

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£17,866-£18,223 per annum
Posted
05 Aug 2022
Closes
22 Aug 2022
Job Ref
REC#34755
Contact
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Title: Countryside Sites Custodian
Vacancies: 1no.    
Salary: £17,866-£18,223 per annum
35 hours
Location: Worcester Woods Country Park, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, WR5 2LG*
*You will also be required to work at Countryside Service Sites around the County
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 throughout south and west 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. 

This post constitutes 5 days per week working
Sun 8:00-3:30
Mon 8:00-3:30
Tues 8:00-3:30
Wed 8:00-3:30
Thurs 8:00-3:30

For an informal chat or any enquiries please email Rachel Datlen, Countryside Greenspace Gypsy Service and Road Safety Education Manager: rdatlen@worcestershire.gov.uk


Benefits 

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
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts 


Disability Confident

There are 7.6m working age people who have a disability or health condition. We’re tapping into this talent pool. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Equality

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.


Applying

Applications forms are invited to apply for this role. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached alongside the application form.

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 submit your application form to rdatlen@worcestershire.gov.uk

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

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