Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year worked on a rotating shift pattern). Starting pay Grade C – Step 1 - £21,962 Inc. 14% shift allowance and 24 days holiday.

We are looking to recruit a proactive, friendly and cheerful Facilities Assistant to join our established and experienced team based at Wildern School. This exciting role will bring about a varied and fulfilling day with lots of opportunities to progress with personal development.
The working week rota would include mornings, days, evenings and some weekends, all arranged and agreed in advance. We would like to hear from individuals who have
Specific trade strengths in any area but not essential as full onsite training is provided.

Some of the key responsibilities would be:

• Ensure the safe running of the site, providing access to buildings and upholding security
• Facilitate the daily setups and site deliveries
• Completing daily checks and inspections
• Ensuring the site cleanliness
• Key holding and emergency response

The Wildern Academy Trust comprises of Wildern School, newly opened Deer Park Seconday School and Boorley Park Primary School. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.

Benefits of working for our trust include:
• Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
• Good transport links
• Free on-site car park

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from our website https://www.wildern.org/joining-us/sv/site/ where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff.

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday, Friday 21st October 2022.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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Facilities Assistant Job Description