Maintenance Assistant / Facilities Assistant / Caretaker

Haywards Heath
£17357 - £20151 per annum
01 Mar 2021
10 Mar 2021
Great Walstead School
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Assistant

Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Salary: £17,357 – £20,151 per annum (depending on experience)

Job type: Full Time, Permanent - Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

Closing Date: Monday 29th March 2021

The School is a delightful independent standalone prep school for boys and girls aged 2 ½ to 13 set in 260 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside. The school has a proud record of feeding many of the top day and boarding schools in the South East, with a large proportion of leaving students achieving scholarships and awards.

They are now seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and professional Maintenance Assistant.

Main Purpose of role:

Your role will be to maintain the educational facilities of the school in a good general state of repair, ensuring that grounds and premises are clean, safe and welcoming. This includes a wide range of duties connected with the fabric and grounds of the school.

Key Responsibilities:

* General repairs to include basic carpentry, plumbing, minor electrical works and redecoration
* Day to day general maintenance of the school grounds
* Setting up for school events etc.
* Ensuring that the premises are clean, safe and welcoming
* Responsibility for end of day lock up on occasion

The ideal candidate will:

* Have previous experience in a similar role
* Be dedicated, hardworking and proud of their work
* Be a team player who is friendly and professional with the ability to relate well to children and adults
* Be responsible, flexible and reliable with an understanding of health & safety issues

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all of their staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and to register with the update service.

Please click on the APPLY button and you will be redirected to the School’s careers page to complete your application.

NOTE: You will only be considered for this role if the application form is completed.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of Handyman, Facilities Management, Handyperson, Groundskeeper, Carpenter, Joiner, Plumber, Maintenance Technician, Qualified Electrician, Maintenance Coordinator, Electrician, Maintenance Supervisor and Estates Management may also be considered for this role.