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Are you looking for the opportunity to develop a career in the Public Sector? We have several fantastic temporary positions available working with our client Buckinghamshire Council!

Job Title – Crematoria General Assistant
Temporary – Until July 2023 with potential to extend or temp to perm
Location – Based at Chilterns Crematorium, Amersham & Bierton Crematorium, Aylesbury
Work Schedule – Mainly based in Amersham with 1-2 days in Aylesbury
Hours: Monday to Friday – 37 hours per week, 9:00am to 5:30pm
Pay Rate – £11.81

On behalf of Buckinghamshire Council, Pertemps Recruitment have an opportunity for a Ground Maintenance Operative to join the Crematoria Grounds team in Amersham as a Crematoria General Assistant. Carry out horticultural operations within the grounds either as part of a team or individually. To work as part of a team to ensure that the crematoria buildings and grounds are developed and maintained, with the utmost care and attention, to the highest possible standards

About the role
As a Crematoria General Assistant, you will have a number of responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:
Grass cutting, hedge trimming and weeding
Sweeping roads and pathways, ice and snow clearance
Clearing leaves and litter, clearance of floral tributes
Maintenance of fencing
Cleaning and painting of garden seats and shedsThis is a temporary position until 17 July 2023, though there is potential for this to be extended further or progress to a permanent position. The pay rate is £11.81 per hour, and you will be working full time, 37 hours per week. Your time will be split between the Chilterns Crematoria, HP7 0ND and the Bierton Crematoria, HP22 5BH, with the majority of your time being in Amersham and 1-2 days in Aylesbury

About you
The successful candidate(s) should have:
Ground maintenance or horticulture experience
Experience of using and maintaining of a range of hand tools and equipment, powered hand tools and light plant, operation of pedestrian operational and/or ride on machinery, mini-tractor with mounted equipment and excavator
About us and our Client
As a flexible employee of Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd, you will be joining a Company that holds the distinction of being one of the largest and most successful independent recruitment agencies in the country. Our pioneering spirit and ability to tap into the uniqueness of each individual's talents has enabled us to open doors for our employees, our clients and our applicants too. Our philosophies and rewards are built very much on mutual trust and respect within the style of a partnership in which we hope you will feel both fulfilled and valued as a person.
Buckinghamshire Council are a leading Authority with offices in Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe, whose values represent exactly what they are – Proud, Ambitious, Collaborative and Trustworthy. By joining Buckinghamshire Council, you can expect:
– A fair and inclusive culture
– The chance to really make a difference to your local community and those around you
– Health and well-being initiatives including Mental Health First Aiders and mindfulness workshops
– Ongoing support, and the opportunity to develop and progress in your career
– Opportunities to take part in fun activities such as fundraising and social events

Other information
We are looking for someone able to start as soon as possible. Interviews will be held in person at the Chilterns Crematorium in Amersham.

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We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible


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