Maintenance Assistant, Somerset

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North Hill House SchoolSomerset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,427 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

North Hill House School, Fromefield, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HB

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (8am to 4pm Mon - Fri with 30 mins for lunch)

We are seeking a full time Maintenance Assistant, based at North Hill House School but also working across our other sites in the Frome area on occasion.

You will be a key part of our maintenance team, delivering an efficient and effective service to assist in the well-being and safety of our students. You will work to maintain a well-decorated, safe and comfortable environment throughout the school and residential areas, in line with quality standards and statutory regulations.

Experience is preferred, and a flexible approach is a must in this varied and challenging role.  A clean driving licence with at least 3 years driving experience is essential.

Set in its own grounds close to Frome town centre, North Hill House is an independent specialist day and residential school for children and young people aged 6 to 19 years with high functioning autistic spectrum disorders, including Asperger’s Syndrome and associated difficulties.

The school has been specifically designed to provide a strong focus for both UK and international students who need different levels of support to succeed, thus allowing young people with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated difficulties to thrive effectively in an ever-demanding and complex society.  Students have ambitions to live and work as self-reliant adults and we can help them to reach their goals with continued support, structure and guidance.  The school welcomes students on a day or weekly residential basis for 38 weeks per year.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Pension option.


References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.



More about North Hill House School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 19 years
Address: Fromefield, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1373 466222
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Mission Statement 'The fostering of a responsible, positive outlook on life and achievement through the provision of an appropriate and stimulating educational environment.'

Purpose North Hill House aims:

To develop and enhance abilities, giving appr...