Location idverde UK, Northampton
Hours per week 37
Salary Up to £11.06 per hour
Application Deadline 31-05-2021
Job Type Full-time

Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Chargehand to join our team covering the Northampton Contract, reporting to the Contract Supervisor, based at our Westbridge Depot.

The ideal candidates will be a self-motivated individual with a flexible approach.  A proactive and positive, professional attitude is essential as well as an ability to work well under pressure.

The successful candidates must be able to plan and organise their time efficiently in order to achieve the standards of the contract.  To lead a Parks Team, initially of 1-2 staff, carrying out works in the Northampton area.

To ensure that the service(s) under his/her control are carried out in the allotted time and that all operations are carried out in line with company policies and procedures.

To maintain a high level of customer liaison and ensure that a good quality service is provided to Clients by the implementing of quality procedures and the employment of well trained & motivated staff.

Working with the Contracts Supervisor to ensure the staff have focus, the correct skill set and attitude to bring about continuous improvement in their own personal development and in the company’s performance.

To ensure that the area under his/her responsibility complies with Health and Safety legislation and Company Policy at all times.

Ensure that any concerns with jobs, staff, vehicles or machinery are communicated to the Contracts Supervisor in a timely fashion and work together to ensure a judicious resolve.

The successful candidate must be able to plan and organise their time efficiently in order to achieve the standards of the contract.   The Grounds Maintenance Chargehand will be bin emptying, litter picking, Grass Cutting, shrub maintenance, fine turf and sports maintenance and general grounds maintenance duties.

A full, clean driving license is essential and category, PA1 and PA6 are desirable.

To be considered please send a covering letter and up to date CV quoting reference “RAF0002627” stating the skills and experiences that are particularly relevant to the role.


  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to our idverde Benefits Hub
  • Plus much more