Technician - Grounds, Sparsholt, Hampshire

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Sparsholt CollegeSparsholt, Hampshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,075 - £18,290 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Contract term: Permanent

£15,075 - £18,290 (depending on qualifications and experience)  

Responsible for the upkeep of college grounds and large scale grounds maintenance using mechanised equipment. The post holder will provide a high standard of technical support assisting staff and students in workshop related activities. Recent experience, knowledge of plant establishment and maintenance, propagation techniques and excellent plant identification skills are essential.  

This position is based at the Sparsholt campus.  

Closing Date: 27 November 2017  

College Benefits   

• Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme) 

• Death Benefit grant of 3 x salary if in the pension scheme 

• Free on-site parking 

• Car Share Scheme 

• Occupational Sick Pay Scheme 

• Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme 

• Flexible Working Policy 

• Holiday entitlement of 22 days pro rata (rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service) plus Public and Bank Holidays along with college closure days at Xmas.  

• Child Care Vouchers 

• Ability to Purchase Additional Annual Leave via a salary sacrifice arrangement  

• Access to an employee assistance scheme 

• On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per annum) 

• You Make the Difference Staff nomination scheme 

• Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, flowers, fruit & vegetables, fish, venison and turkey. 

• Access to discounted hair and beauty treatments at the Andover campus 

• Discounted admission to Marwell Zoo 

• Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications 

• Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices  

There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider

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