Estates Assistant, Staffordshire

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NSCG – Newcastle CampusStaffordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,671 Per Annum
Contract term: Permanent


37 hours a week – shift pattern Monday to Friday plus scheduled on call weekend work

Do you have experience working in Estates or building maintenance?

Are you confident using ICT or a Building Management System?

Are you looking for a new opportunity?

If you can answer yes to these questions, you may be our ideal candidate to join our Estates team. The main responsibilities of this role are to ensure that all parts of the College are presented to a high standard and to provide a responsive service to building users.  Specific responsibilities include opening and closing the premises, undertaking routine inspections of the site and equipment and taking appropriate action including minor maintenance and repair works.  You will monitor the computerised College Building Management System and will respond to requests for assistance for setting up rooms, moving furniture and goods etc.

You will ideally have previous experience in a similar or related role.  You will be someone who takes a pride in maintaining high standards both in the appearance and efficiency of the site and will have a positive attitude to providing an excellent service to the building users as well as being reasonably confident in using IT.

Flexibility will be required over working hours to cover evening and weekends.  You must be willing to be called out from time to time to respond to any emergencies at the premises.

What’s in it for you?

The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 24 days annual leave, rising to 30 following 5 years’ service (plus bank
  • holidays and Christmas closure period)


How to apply

To apply for the role of Estates Assistant, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form.

(If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an e-mail and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website).

The closing date for completed applications is 19th January 2020.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

More about NSCG – Newcastle Campus
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knutton Lane, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2GB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1782 715111