Assistant Groundsperson

St John’s College, one of the largest Colleges within the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint an Assistant Groundsperson to contribute to the care and maintenance of the College sports ground in order that they can be enjoyed by members of the College, the College School, staff and visitors.

The successful candidate will have 1-3 years’ work experience in sports amenity horticulture or at least NVQ level 1 or the equivalent. A good general working knowledge of sports amenity horticulture methods, sports ground machinery, fertiliser and chemicals is essential.

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a defined contributory pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth,  free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

For further particulars and an application form, please click the links below, email or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00 am on Friday 12 November 2021. 

St John’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In applying for this role, you will provide personal data which the College will process in accordance with its data protection obligations and its Data Protection Policy. Please see attached for a copy of our Data Protection Statement for further information about how we process your personal data.

£20,794.98 - £22,559.00 pa (depending on experience) plus benefits
36.25 hours per week - hours to be worked over a 5 out of 7 day rota (Monday to Sunday). Rota to be determined by the Head Groundsman.

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