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Hours - 39 hours per week

Full time
Tanners Yard, New Earswick, York
Annual salary - £20,300

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to provide administrative and technical support to JRHT’s landscape team helping them to operate efficiently and effectively in delivering their services to residents, tenants and members of the public.

You will be the focal point of contact for initial enquiries from our customers and will deal with their queries and requests for work, liaising with the team to organise work schedules and prepare contracts for one off and ongoing work.

This role will also be responsible for maintaining records, health and safety documents, monitoring performance indicators and producing letters and associated documents for our customers.

In addition, you will be the administrative support for the management of the JRHT vehicle fleet including Building and Care Services.

About you:

You will have a strong customer focus, ideally gained within an office environment and be able to demonstrate good IT skills associated with the formulation and production of correspondence and other data input.

Good communication skills will be a given as will your ability to build sound working relationships with colleagues and customers. You will be well organised, have an eye for detail and a planned and organised approach.

About us:

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an

ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

The Parks and Landscapes team consist of a number of multi-skilled operatives who are responsible for the day to day upkeep of JRHT’s parks, resident’s gardens and communal landscape areas. They also take on contract work for other customers.

How to apply:

Please download and complete the simple application form along with an equal opportunities monitoring form and email to

Closing date for applications is Sunday 8 July 2018.

Diversity monitoring

At JRF/JRHT we believe in being inclusive and giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background

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