Location: Berkeley, South Gloucestershire
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time.
Hours: 40 hours per week
Twenty4Seven are seeking a maintenance technician on behalf of a bespoke school for 11-16 year olds with SEMH needs, having taken the best elements of a mainstream school and the best elements of a special school to create an environment where young people can achieve their own goals and thrive in a future of their own choosing. The school aim to prepare students for life beyond school, so further education and employability is truly at the heart of our culture and ethos.
The main purpose of the role:
Your role will be to assist in the overall maintenance of the site by ensuring that all the buildings and grounds are kept in good order.
With a strong emphasis on Health & Safety; you’ll be expected to ensure that the building and grounds are continually fit for purpose for students and staff to enable them to fulfil their roles
The role will cover a wide variety of maintenance duties such as carrying out general maintenance and repairs to the building, as well as planned maintenance and project work. The successful candidate must also be confident in the use of IT as some of the work involved requires the use of computers.
This will require a high level of attention to detail to maintain the high standards of the school.
Carry out repairs and maintenance to a high standard in a proactive approach.
Conduct regular inspections and ensuring the upkeep and maintenance of all areas of the main school and associated school buildings.
Keep a record of all the day-to-day maintenance and service activities undertaken
Comply with all corporate policies regarding Health and Safety whilst carrying out maintenance functions.
Report defects, damages and malfunctions to the School Business Manager.
Carry out regular planned maintenance inspection on services, utilities and the building fabric throughout the School, report findings and take necessary actions.
Ensure that all emergencies are dealt with speedily and effectively, including being a key holder for the site.
Promote and maximise the security of the premises
Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.
Successful candidate qualities:
Experience working within an educational setting is desirable, although not essential
General maintenance knowledge, basic tasks related to joinery and plumbing.
Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations
Understanding of hot & cold water systems
Knowledge of good working trade practices.
Requirements of the role:
The role will require some lone working; travel; physical work and the ability to drive
The role will require independent working and the ability to work using your own initiative
The role may require emergency call outs; recompensed in agreement with School Business Manager
Benefits and Additional Information:
Full training and continued support
Life assurance and pension
Health cash back plan
Car lease scheme
Bike to work scheme
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and Twenty4Seven is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
Twenty4Seven is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer