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Maintenance Person / Caretaker

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Estates & Facilities

Salary £21,648 to £24,336 per annum

37 hours 52 weeks per year (shift pattern)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Estates & Facilities team as a Caretaker/maintenance person, working on a regular shift rota as part of the team covering the operational hours of the department.

You will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including general building maintenance, building security and deliveries. Working in a small team you will need to be able to demonstrate excellent team working skills, have a ‘can do’ attitude, as well as being pro-active and able to work on your own initiative.  The ability to prioritise tasks and work efficiently with attention to detail are also important skills.  A basic knowledge general maintenance is essential for the role; basic knowledge carpentry or plumbing would be beneficial as is a good standard of general education with Literacy and Numeracy to Level 1.

You will be required to operate machinery and tools to undertake maintenance tasks and use cleaning chemicals to undertake associated tasks.

Please note that as Suffolk New College is a multi-campus site, you may be required to work at and travel between campuses and therefore a driving licence is an essential.

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Ipswich, Suffolk, Otley, Suffolk
Closing date
05/09/2023 12:00
Interview date
14th September 2023

Additional information

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria. All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.
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