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Mobile Maintenance Team Member

David Ross Education TrustTrust- wide

Our Operations team is now recruiting for someone to join the Mobile Maintenance Team, based in Northamptonshire with travel to/from Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and London. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

The Mobile Team provide support to each Academy within the Trust's Southern Region for their refurbishment and maintenance projects.  This includes routine maintenance, refurbishment, painting and decorating, small projects and minor repairs. The mobile team provides caretaking cover to any academy that may require assistance. The Team liaises with Principals, Academy Operations Managers and Site Supervisors.

The role is 37 hours a week, 52 weeks a year and is a permanent position.

Salary & Benefits

Salary of £20,227

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

30 days annual leave plus statutory holidays

Who we are looking for

Significant experience or skills in a trade

The ability to understand and apply regulations such as health and safety, manual handling, COSHH, Asbestos and Legionella etc.

Full, clean driving licence

The ability to operate and understand electrical/mechanical systems

Competent at basic building repairs and maintenance

Good painting & decorating experience

Ability to perform the physical tasks required by the post including lifting, carrying and pushing various equipment

Excellent communication skills

Good IT skills

Ability to manage own time effectively and demonstrate initiative including establishing priorities

Ability to prioritise and manage workflow whilst maintaining a flexible approach to respond to urgent requests

Display a conscientious and logical approach to the variety of tasks necessary for the smooth running of each Academy

Ability to adapt to changing and conflicting demands

Ability to be flexible and work as part of a team or individually as required

Ability to demonstrate an understanding of children

Ability to contribute to the life of each Academy

Ability to adhere to the Trust’s policies and procedures and most importantly the child protection policy and all health and safety related policies

Ability to comply with Health and Safety regulations to ensure that all duties are carried out safely.

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. 

Apply now

To complete our application form, please click here .   Please note we cannot accept CVs without a completed application form.

Early applications advised as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

The Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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