Site Assistant, Manchester

Closing date:

Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Manchester

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,426 to £19,171 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Grade 3:  £18,426 to £19,171 per annum

35 hours per week, all year round contract

REQUIRED FROM SEPTEMBER 2019


The Role

We are currently seeking to appoint a suitable person to join our Site Management Team in our expanding Academy in Manchester.  

The role reports directly to the Site Manager and involves supporting him with the general maintenance of equipment and buildings including undertaking minor repairs, portering duties, the locking and unlocking of buildings, and ensuring outside areas are kept safe and clean.

The role will be subject to the successful completion of a 6 month probation period.


What we’re looking for

We are seeking a practical person with a ‘can do’ attitude, who is prepared to turn their hand to anything, sometimes at short notice.  The role will be varied, as no two days are the same in our busy school and we are therefore looking for someone who has:

• a flexible approach

• experience of using tools and machinery to carry out repairs/site maintenance

• ability to work both alone and as part of a team

• a willingness to work outside core hours, if required

The post is for 35 hours a week operating on a 2-week rota (8 am until 4 pm and 10 am until 6 pm).


The School

Manchester Health Academy opened in September 2009 and is sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. In September 2010 the Academy moved into a £20 million state-of-the-art building and to accommodate a growing student population we have just completed a further £10 million expansion project. Rated by Ofsted in April 2015 as a good school, with many outstanding features, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition. 


Why work for us?

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join our dedicated site team.  In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression as well as a competitive rate of pay.   Additional benefits include:

• excellent Local Government Pension Scheme

• 25 day’s holiday per year plus bank holidays - increasing with continuous service

• Free parking

• Free use of the community gym facilities

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• 10 minute commute to city centre


Application Form

Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: recruitment@manchesterhealthacademy.org.uk. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: Thursday 18 July 2019 – 9 am

Interviews:  Monday 5 August 2019


The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We therefore follow safer recruitment procedures and successful candidates are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other pre-employment checks.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9BP, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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