Estate Care Manager- Surrey & West London
Field Based

Job reference: EST-19337

Location: Field Based

Closing date: 01/02/2022

Salary: Circa £33,000- £35,000 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Estate Care

Hours per week: 35

Duration: Not specified

Are you confident, resilient, approachable and supportive? If so, you may be interested in our opening for Estate Care Manager- Gardening (Zone 4).

The role

As the Estate Care Manager- Gardening, you’ll oversee a team to deliver high quality, customer focused Estate Care Services.

You will manage teams in Surrey and South/West London and support the delivery of grounds maintenance services to high standards. You will ensure the team remain compliant with H&S requirements, monitor and report on performance and ensure staff are motivated to achieve their best.

This is full time, permanent role, working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7 hours per day.

The location

You’ll be covering the areas of Surrey and South London. However, we offer the flexibility for agile working to allow you to work from home and so we’ll provide you with the necessary mobile working equipment.

The ideal candidate will have

Skills and experience as detailed on the job spec:

  • Have proven management capability and an understanding of this role
  • Be able to supervise staff and ensure duties are carried out to a high standard
  • Drive customer service excellence
  • Understand COSHH and H&S regulations
  • Hold a clean, full driving licence
  • Be a confident leader, able to motivate staff
  • Live and work by our values

Our package includes

  • A salary of circa £33,000- £35,000 per year, depending on skills/experience
  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible working
  • The chance to buy additional leave
  • £250 in vouchers as part of our colleague referral scheme
  • Ongoing support for your wellbeing
  • An inclusive environment where it’s OK to be you!
  • Flexible benefits with some really exciting options which you can find out more about here!

Our customers come from all walks of life, and so do our colleagues. We actively encourage applications from people of any background who can bring an array of experience, skills and culture to our business, making us stronger and united. We celebrate our diversity and offer a safe environment where you can feel comfortable to truly be yourself. We’re proud to be part of various networks including BAME, The Women’s Network, PRISM – we’re also a Stonewall Diversity Champion, allowing those from within the LGBTQA+ community to feel empowered to express themselves freely without prejudice.

Closing Date:  1st February 2022

As a Disability Confident employer with disabled-friendly offices and remote working opportunities, we actively encourage everyone to come and work for us, regardless of any form of disability. As such, we’ll happily make any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process to help you, should you need it. If you need additional support with your application due a disability, please contact us at and we’ll be happy to help.

Please be aware that due to the nature and sensitivity of some of our roles we are not always able to consider applications from Southern Housing Group residents. We would not normally appoint residents to roles which cover the estate or properties which they live in. We want to ensure our colleagues have a good work/life balance. Please note that additional residential checks will be completed before an offer is made.

Southern Housing Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that colleagues who are at risk of redundancy due to the current business reviews will be given priority consideration for this role.  Applications from colleagues who are not at risk will be considered if there are no expressions of interest from ‘at risk’ colleagues.


The closing date for this job has now passed.