You will enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.8% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities).
As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You’ll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Grounds Team for our Estates & Campus Services Department. The University has adopted equity, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualiﬁed candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities. Applicants with a disability can be reassured that Oxford Brookes is a Disability Conﬁdent employer. As a Disability Conﬁdent employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria
This is a full time post which is 37 hours, typically Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm, but Oxford Brookes is supportive of ﬂexible working, part time working and job sharing. Applicants who would like to have a working arrangement like this are encouraged to apply for this post. If you would like to speak to discuss this role further please contact Steve Holtom, Senior Estates & Electrical Services Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Overall Purpose of the post: To maintain all areas of University’s grounds, amenities and sports area to standards required and user requirements
Qualifications required for post: A grounds or horticultural qualification or previous experience in a grounds environment.
Experience required for post: Operational experience in grounds, horticultural and sports pitch maintenance.
We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job, but we realise the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist. So, if you are excited about working for us, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need.
CV and Personal Statement: As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button on the Oxford Brookes vacancy page. You will be routed to this when you click on the above “Apply” button. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.