Facilities Maintenance Assistant, Writhlington, Radstock

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Writhlington SchoolWrithlington, Radstock

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,681 to £18,319
Contract term: Permanent

Dragonfly Education Trust provides a Facilities Management Service to Writhlington Sports Centre and Midsomer Norton Sports Centre, Writhlington School, Mendip Studio School and Peasedown Primary School, with potential for other local schools to join in the near future.

Facilities Maintenance Assistant

Pay Grade P, £17,681 - £18,319 pa

Actual Salary £15,360 - £15,914 pa

37 hours per week, term time only plus inset days, 2 shift rota 

Monday to Friday 6.30 am to 2.30 pm & 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Our supportive and friendly Facilities Team are looking for an enthusiastic and professional Facilities Maintenance Assistant to join them in keeping Writhlington Campus operational. 

Primarily, you will assist with keeping the campus secure, clean and safe for our students. You will also carry out painting and decorating and if you are able, carry out minor plumbing and carpentry work. Occasionally, you may be asked to drive the minibus. As part of a team, you will work mostly independently and compile your own task priority list, dealing with daily duties and requests for minor maintenance tasks. 

The nature of the role will require you to lift and carry items independently and to move up and down ladders with ease. Ideally, you will have knowledge or experience of maintenance activities and general building repair, although, we are able to offer on the job training for the right candidate and training through an Apprenticeship programme is also available. A current driving licence is desirable.

Benefit package includes:

● entitlement to a sick pay scheme

● discounted sports centre membership, including immediate family

● discounted holistic treatments

● childcare vouchers

● cycle to work scheme

● inexpensive healthy meals

● generous local government pension scheme

● Employee Assistance Freephone Helpline

Download further information and and complete an application form today!


Closing date for return of applications, Monday 23rd July 2018.

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 30th July 2018.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Writhlington School, Knobsbury Lane, Radstock, Bath, BA3 3NQ

Tel: 01761 433581

Dragonfly Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service Certificate is required for this post prior to commencement.

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More about Writhlington School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knobsbury Lane, Writhlington, Radstock, Bath, Somerset, BA3 3NQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1761 433581
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