Paid Work Experience for 6 Months - General Maintenance Operatives - Visions Leisure, Cumnock REF:

Closing Date 30/06/2022

Preferred Start Date:




Job Description:


As a maintenance operative you will undertake the following duties –

Undertake general maintenance to hard and soft landscaped areas owned by the Group, including grass cutting, hedge trimming, litter picking, clearing leaves and shrub bed cultivations.

Provide a rapid flexible response to the removal of fly tipping, rubbish removal and graffiti removal.

Maintain safe working practices at all times when utilising appropriate hand tools and machinery.

Report health, safety and environmental breaches and issues to the Operational Manager in line with the agreed escalation route.

Provide community insight, reporting any environmental issues, community safety or resident feedback to the Operational Manager as appropriate and in line with the agreed escalation route.

Work collaboratively and flexibly across all teams within the organisation.

Ensure work activities are compliant with the organisation’s policies and procedures as well as external statutory and regulatory obligations

Respond flexibly to any necessary changes in work priorities and undertake other duties when required to support the effective operation of the service.


Essential Skills:

Environmental Services / grounds maintenance experience.

Ability to undertake manual work.

Customer focussed with excellent communication skills.

Excellent team player who can work flexibly to meet business requirements.

Basic disclosure is required for this position.



20 hours a week to be worked between 8.00am and 8:00pm
Shift pattern to be discussed


Job Progression

Following the funded period for this post, it is anticipated the candidate would be well established and an asset within the business.  Further permanent opportunities would be available for the right candidate.


The candidate will develop and learn the following skills –

Working independently and as part of a team

Using tools and equipment to undertake work carried out within the job remit

Take pride in the job in hand – make sure the work is carried out to a high standard

Look after and return any tools after any tools required for the work

Timekeeping, communication, transferable and problem-solving skills

How to prioritise workload

Looking after your environment and taking pride in your job

To apply, please contact Anne Hendry – 

Or if you require help in applying please call 01563 503000 or email