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  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £23144 - £25742 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Kelly Raynsford
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01603 976981
  • Job Ref: SF60609
Are you passionate about the outdoors and experienced in grounds or garden maintenance? Do you possess a friendly demeanour with the capability to work independently as well as part of a team? If nurturing nature within an academic setting sounds like your calling, why not consider joining my client as a Grounds Maintenance Team Member?
In this pivotal role, you will engage in comprehensive grounds care and upkeep across the expansive estate—a key element that is continuously growing and evolving with the seasons. The Grounds Maintenance Team Member will not only ensure the aesthetic and ecological health of the campus but also provide essential support to various departments.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Routine maintenance and care of the grounds through all seasons.
  • Operate and maintain groundskeeping equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Work collaboratively within the grounds team to manage large-scale projects and daily tasks.
  • Provide friendly and effective service, ensuring all standards are met.
Ideal Candidate Profile:
  • Good general education, preferably with a focus in horticulture or a related field.
  • Proven experience in grounds maintenance or garden care.
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Must hold a full British driving licence.
Benefits Include:
  • Competitive rates of pay, with service-related progression and annual cost of living increases.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Flexible working opportunities.
  • Comprehensive family friendly schemes including generous maternity, adoption, and parental leave.
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme with substantial employer contribution.
  • Extensive travel benefits and significant retail discounts across a wide range of stores.
Why Join Us? My client is renowned not only for its historic and academic prestige but also for its commitment to staff welfare and development. The grounds team is integral to the operation, ensuring that the vast, lush campuses remain conducive to both study and biodiversity. This role is more than a job—it’s an opportunity to make a tangible impact on the environment and become part of a legacy that extends beyond academia.
Apply Today! If you are seeking a role where your skills will be appreciated and nurtured, and where you can genuinely make a difference, then please apply to become a Grounds Maintenance Team Member. Join us in shaping the physical and ecological landscape of one of the world’s leading academic institutions.