Demonstrating a high standard of dedication, you will help to maintain the college’s high standards of repair, maintenance and cleanliness of the college’s overall estates.
- Full-time, permanent post
37 hours per week.
£22,067 to £22,683, depending upon qualifications and experience, plus an enhanced rate for hours worked after 8:00pm.
- Closing date
Sunday, 24th September 2023.
Do you have a passion for maintenance and DIY? Are you looking for a varied and challenging role?
Kendal College is seeking a reliable and motivated Estates Assistant to join the Estates team at the College. The successful candidate will be on-site to cover the afternoon and evenings and secure all buildings at the end of the night.
Demonstrating a high standard of dedication, you will help to maintain the college’s high standards of repair, maintenance and cleanliness of the college’s overall estates. You must have a demonstrable ability to carry out the necessary DIY and maintenance that the role requires in a very busy environment. This role has a variety of duties that will include general portering assistance, caretaking duties, locking up of the campus and carrying out minor repairs & maintenance.
Why choose us?
Set within the Lake District's breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage site, Kendal College is an FE college that consistently punches above its weight on the national stage. Under the leadership of our new Principal, the college is embarking on a series of bold steps to grow the college and remain a top-notch education provider for Cumbria and the North West region. Our students focus on their learning, achieve high levels of attainment and consistently give us high satisfaction ratings. The college recognises the wellbeing of its staff as a priority, as well as ensuring that excellent work is appropriately identified and that a healthy work-life balance is maintained.
What we offer
- A generous holiday entitlement.
- Seven efficiency days per year (pro rata).
- Sick pay and pension scheme.
- Support to help you transition into college life.
- Excellent CPD opportunities so you can continue to grow and develop.
- A dedicated and friendly team of professionals keen to develop and learn.
- A college that promotes and supports flexible working.
- Collaborative working within our departments and campuses supports our endeavours to work smarter and effectively balance home and work.
- On-site canteens with locally sourced ingredients.
- A cycle-to-work scheme.
- A comprehensive staff awards, rewards and wellbeing scheme.
What we're looking for
|First Aid certificate – or willingness to obtain||Grade 4 (C) in English and Maths|
|Fire warden training|
|Manual handling certificate|
|Fork lift truck driver certificate|
|Certificate(s) in dealing with/managing people|
|Experience of working in a similar position|
Knowledge & Skills
|Well presented and able to communicate with staff and students at all levels|
|Ability to use initiative and be assertive in the appropriate situation|
|Demonstrate ability to carry out DIY and maintenance|
|Full clean driving license|
Applications without the essential requirements will not usually be considered for appointment.
Right to work
All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility and a photo ID will be required from candidates at the interview as part of our standard recruitment process.
Kendal College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.