Care UK

Vacancies

Gardener

  • Job Reference
  • SYS-8687
  • Location
  • Buchanan Court, Sudbury Hill, Harrow
  • Job Copy
  • You

    You’re a caring, can-do person, experienced in garden maintenance and upkeep.  Ideally, some of that has been gained in a care home setting. You’ve got a good basic education with GCSEs (or the equivalent) including English and Maths. As well as being very practical, you like dealing with people. You’re happy building good relationships with residents, colleagues and contractors. You’re a multi-tasker who can work well under pressure and use your initiative to solve problems. Above all, you’re a team player who takes pride in your work and is committed to maintaining a safe, comfortable environment for our residents.


    Your role

    The safety of our care home residents and staff is really important. So your role will be to make sure the grounds are maintained to a high standard and are also appealing spaces to be in. As our Gardener, you’ll be a valuable member of our friendly, close-knit team, promoting the well-being of our residents and the successful running of our care home.

    As a Gardener at Care UK, you can look forward to:

    Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
    Flexible hours
    Quality training to develop your skills
    Career progression
    Bank holiday enhancements
    Stakeholder pension
    Childcare vouchers
    Free uniform
    Thousands of online and in-store discounts


    About Care UK

    We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support

  • Where you'll work
  • In autumn 2017 we will be opening our new, purpose-built care home in Buchanan Court, situated on Sudbury Hill in Harrow. The 80-bed home will be light, contemporary and luxurious, offering the best in nursing, residential, dementia and short-term respite care. As well as a range of care services, your loved one will be able to continue to enjoy a fantastic lifestyle when they move to our new care home, as it will have its own hair salon, coffee shop and cinema room. Our activity coordinators will also be arranging a varied weekly plan of group and one-to-one activities for residents to enjoy.  

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.