Site Safety and Maintenance Officer

Groundwork South
Groundwork South
£21,255 FTE (£12,753 pro rata)
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 18 June, 2023 - 12:45
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Contract Details: 
Fixed Term Contract until March 2024 (extension subject to funding)
Details of Role: 

This is an exciting opportunity to join The Vench team supporting the Centre Managers and playworkers to maintain a playground and community centre where local children and young people can engage in inspiring imaginative play in a safe, supportive, and fun environment.


The Site Safety and Maintenance officer, managed by The Vench Centre Manager (Operations) will help us maintain the adventure playground and buildings on site, conducting safety checks, repairs inside The Vench buildings and on the much-loved adventure playground. Whether it is fixing wear and tear, reaching out to contractors and suppliers, delivering the necessary statutory checks or a comprehensive site check, there is always something new to learn and get stuck into.  

How to Apply: 

For key requirements of the role please see the personal specification attached to the Job Description on our website.


In return we offer you:


  • A competitive salary
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum plus public holidays
  • Health Cash Plan and 24-hour online access to a GP
  • PERKS scheme – such as discounted gym membership and shopping discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme - including mental health helpline and face to face counselling
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work and pension contributions
  • Family friendly policies to support work/life balance with time off in lieu for out of hours activities
  • Business travel expenses


We are a creative, committed and enthusiastic organisation with a great track record of project development, fundraising and delivery, so there are always opportunities to grow and develop your role within our friendly team


Groundwork South

Groundwork South works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. 

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighborhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that we do. Each year we deliver over 100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real and lasting, positive change.


Apply now!


To apply, please read the Job Description and send your CV and covering letter (explaining how you meet the requirements of the JD) to: please quote the reference number ‘SSMO523’  on your covering letter and email communication. 


For further information and to discuss the role please contact Iulia at or 07736 132 692.



Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Groundwork South is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Contact Person: 
Laura Dyke
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
Colne Valley Park Centre Denham Court Road