Grounds Maintenance Worker x 4 – Manual Labour

Grounds Maintenance Worker x 4 – Manual Labour 150 150 TCLRec
Grounds Maintenance Worker x 4 – Manual Labour
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Contract / Temporary

Sheffield 0008 BA65 / 1

Posted: 15th April 2024 09:48
Apply Related Jobs
  • Pay Rate:

    £11.44 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 5pm

  • This opening assignment is for 5 months

  • Sheffield, South Yorkshire,

    S2 2PL

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Grounds Maintenance Worker – Manual Labour

Job Ref: Sheffield 0008 BA65 / 1

Pay Rate: £11.44 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 36 Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 5pm

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 5 months

City: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Candidates must be able to work across various locations

The purpose of the role is to undertake environmental and horticultural maintenance duties city wide.  Delivering front-line service across the city, dealing with any areas in need of general improvement as directed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of a supervisor, to carry out defined horticultural maintenance work to parks and other green open spaces to ensure that they are clean, safe and attractive.
  • Undertake general gardening and environmental maintenance duties including, for instance, hedge cutting, pruning, grass cutting, litter picking, fly-tipped and other rubbish removal, using appropriate equipment as directed by a supervisor.
  • Undertake some duties without direct supervision, such as emptying bins, litter picking and general gardening.
  • Carry out improvement work including preparation and painting work to outdoor fixtures, erection of temporary fencing, signage etc and the installation of dog bins.
  • Work at all times in accordance with established Safe Systems of Work, Health and Safety Guidelines, Policies and Procedures.
  • Meet clients as appropriate.
  • Ensure that the issue of ‘Waste Transfer Notes’ and other documentation is undertaken and recorded in line with current legislation.
  • Drive and clean council vehicles.
  • To undertake training and development to improve skills and competences as necessary.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.

Full UK driving licence required for this role.



  1. Educated to GCSE Standard (or equivalent), including passes in English and Maths


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Understand the importance of customer care.
  3. Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  4. Ability to work in a safe manner in accordance with appropriate policies.
  5. Must be prepared to undertake appropriate training.
  6. Must be able to complete manual labour duties for up to 9 hours per day.
  7. Must be prepared to work from different locations/depots across Sheffield.



Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

Give yourself the best chance of success - View our CV Tip

Submit Your Application

Thank you for your interested in this job. Please use the form below to apply.

Please note we do not accept applications without a CV.
If you do not have a CV available right now, please click the "No CV?" button above and we will email you a reminder to add your CV to, when you can.

Drop files here browse files ...
If you would prefer to send a CV straight to us rather than by way of an on-line application, you are very welcome to do so via [email protected] but please quote both the job reference and job title exactly as they appear below:
Job Ref: Sheffield 0008 BA65 / 1
Grounds Maintenance Worker x 4 – Manual Labour
Client Category: Local Authority

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates.

We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the “Essential Requirements” listed.

Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.

Email Job Reminder

If you do not have a CV available right now please use this form to send yourself a reminder. When your CV is available, simply click the link in the email or alternatively reply to that email with your attached your CV.

Job Ref: Sheffield 0008 BA65 / 1
Grounds Maintenance Worker x 4 – Manual Labour
Client Category: Local Authority

CV Tips

Your CV needs to be current with your most recent role. We won’t be able to submit it with any unexplained gaps in employment. It will save time and improve your chances of success if we can put your CV forward immediately without having to ask for revisions.

Your CV must cover the “Essential Requirements” of the role. Ideally you will address the “Essential Requirements” on each job description page directly, in a bullet point list. Please include any DBS details and other qualifications called for.

Your CV should clearly state that you are available to start work either immediately, or at short notice. In general, our clients are unable to work with notice periods of more than 1 week from the point at which a role is offered, 2 weeks at the very most.

We do not put forward covering letters, so please ensure that your CV in contains all relevant information being called for.

We recommend that you consider sending us a CV suitably tailored CV for each role that you apply for. Job board aggregator sites will generally store only one version of your CV, which can be a bit limiting, so this is to your advantage.

    New Search

    Are you sure you want to delete this file?