Tender Notice

Grounds Maintenance Operative - SJA (2/6/21) JUST CLOSED

Buying Organisation

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Published Date


Deadline for Submissions



£4,444 to £6,000

Tender Description

Grounds Maintenance Operative
Rate of Pay: £10.01 per hour (PAYE)
Hours: 37 Hours per week
Location: Thimblemill Cemetery, Thimblemill Road, Smethwick (Uplands)
Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Agency (12 Weeks)

Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.

Brief description:

Sandwell Bereavement Services are seeking to employ a Grounds Maintenance Operative, to provide resilience for our award-winning team. Support will be in the form of grounds maintenance duties within a cemetery environment based over various sites in the borough of Sandwell. This role requires great customer care and an understanding of visitor's expectations, whilst providing high standards of grounds maintenance.

You will be required to carry out a range of gardening, horticultural and grounds maintenance tasks, contributing to the appearance and the environment within and around Sandwell.

You must have experience of working in a horticultural environment and will also be required to work outdoors and in inclement weather.

As part of this role you must hold a provisional licence and use machinery such as ride on mowers etc.

Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references and a copy of Terms and Conditions. You will also need to include your agency on cost details to each submission. Stated rates must be inclusive of all known costs.

No DBS is required for this role.

Please note this advert is also out with our Master Vendor

You will receive further information regarding invoice terms if your candidate is appointed to this role. Invoices must be sent electronically on a weekly basis to templink_1@sandwell.gov.uk along with your workers authorised timesheet supplied by your agency. Payments are then released 14 days from the date of the invoice.
The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.

From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.
To submit your documents, you will be required to opt in.

For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.

If you require further assistance in respect of the system, please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810.

Closing Date: Monday 7 June 2021 at 5.30pm

Tender categories (products & services required)

Supply services of personnel including temporary staff (CPV 79620000)


West Midlands (UKG)

Buyer Information

Buying Organisation

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council