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Facilities, Estates, Buildings Repair & Maintenance Technician

Salary:
17,305 P.A. ?
Location:
Aylesbury
Company:
AWD Recruitment Limited

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Residential Facilities, Estates, Buildings Repair & Maintenance Technician / School Caretaker who has good handyperson skills such as painting and basic building maintenance experience is required to work and live on site for a well-established School in Dorton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Candidates with a trade such as plumbing, painting / decorating, carpentry or electrical would be desirable, although not essential.

This is a residential role and candidates will be required to live on site in subsidised school accommodation, which is set within the School’s grounds.

SALARY: Competitive

BENEFITS: 38 Days Paid Annual Leave (including 8 Bank Holidays), Pension Scheme, Free School Meals and Refreshments on School and INSET Days, Discount on School Fees and subsidised accommodation set within the School’s grounds.

LOCATION: Dorton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 40 Hours per Week (52 Weeks per Year)

APPLICATION PROCESS:Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will need a full Drivers Licence

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Residential Facilities, Estates, Buildings Repair & Maintenance Technician/ School Caretaker who has good handyperson skills such as painting and basic building maintenance experience.

Working as the Residential Facilities, Estates, Buildings Repair & Maintenance Technician / School Caretaker you join the School’s Facilities and Estates team and assist in delivering a high-quality maintenance and upkeep service to meet the needs of the School.

This is a varied role and will include vital routine duties to assist with the ongoing maintenance of the School and the estate. No two days will be the same! This is a residential position and the successful candidate will be required to live on site in subsidised school accommodation which is set within the School’s grounds.

As the Residential Facilities, Estates, Buildings Repair & Maintenance Technician / School Caretaker, you will have sound numeracy and literacy skills and have experience in basic maintenance work. You should be able to work as part of a team, have good communication skills, an eye for detail, and, be able to develop good relations with staff, pupils and the wider school community.

THE SCHOOL

The School is an established co-educational Preparatory School for around 280 children aged 3 - 13+ set in a beautiful Jacobean mansion with its own thirty-acre estate in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside just twenty minutes from Oxford, Thame and Aylesbury.

The School has expanded significantly over the last fifteen years and invested heavily in its infrastructure and support systems. We aim to give every child the firmest possible grounding in the core academic subjects, within a small caring family community where children both know each other and all of the staff.

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Residential Facilities, Estates, Buildings Repair & Maintenance Technician / School Caretaker:

  • Carry out the departments planned maintenance schedule, including painting and decorating work as required
  • Carry out grounds maintenance (AstroTurf, swimming pool, grounds repair works)
  • Undertake checks on oil, water, tyres, lights, indicators for the School minibus fleet
  • Assist with the removal and safe management of all waste, complying with any recycling and environmental initiatives introduced by the School
  • Assist with removal and fitting of office and classroom furniture
  • Carry out cleaning duties as required
  • Assist with securing the School, locking and unlocking the premises and parking control

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • An understanding of basic maintenance work with general handyperson skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • High level of accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Full driving licence

·Candidates with a trade such as plumbing, painting / decorating, carpentry or electrical would be desirable, although not essential.

The School reserve the right to close this process earlier once they have received a sufficient number of suitable applicants.

The School is committed to the protections and safety of its children and the successful candidate and any family members aged 16 or over will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. They welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5546

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