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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Swindon, England



124 job reviews

How this job measures up

The good stuff

  • No short notice shift changes
  • No unpaid extra work
  • Easy to book holiday
  • Easy to change shifts
  • Easy to take sick leave
  • Enough training
  • People aren’t stressed
  • Good for parents
  • Paid accurately
  • Breaks are paid
  • People are paid enough
  • People get proper breaks
  • Managers are respectful

The bad stuff

  • Hard to choose shifts
  • No career progression
  • People don’t recommend their team
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts
  • People don’t get sick pay
  • Uninformed about head office
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline
  • People are paid below market rates

What employees are saying about Mitie

  • Best thing

    Nice environment
    Near to home
    Working hours
    On site Parking
    Nice Team
    Some flexibility

    Worst thing

    Staff shortages
    Lack of responsibility/understanding/appreciation from higher offsite management
    Expectations too high


    Employee, April 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Getting to work alongside an awesome team of People who are genuinely kind and considerate

    Worst thing

    Having to wear a face mask for almost 13 hours a day in a very busy A&E department


    Employee, March 2021

    • £9.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Working outdoors and can be more relaxing than most jobs.

    Worst thing

    Always being under suspicion of not doing your job and being paid a lot lower than other jobs in the same field.


    Employee, January 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Good wages, good hours, good breaks, free tea coffee and sandwiches

    Worst thing

    Long hours, no break over Christmas


    Operative, October 2020

    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

Grounds Maintenance Operative, Mitie

Job Description<br /><br /><ul><li>Your main duties will include Grass cutting, hedge cutting, border maintenance, gritting, leaf clearance, litter picking, and clearance as required.</li><li>You will be required to ensure that all sites and external a