Site Assistant

16 May 2024

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Site Assistant

Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
Salary: Scale 4 £24,683 – £27,341
Expiry date: 31/05/2024
Hours: 37
Contract Length: Permanent

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About This Position

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Bury College as a Site Assistant. We are looking for individuals who want to be part of a team and can assist in providing a high quality and responsive estates service across the College.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have a proactive approach to maintenance and a can-do attitude
  • Have good problem-solving skills
  • Possess good general DIY skills and take pride in their work
  • Has great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Has a flexible approach to working
  • Are able to undertake painting, decorating and minor refurbishment work
  • Are able to, whilst working with the wider Estates team, undertake key-holding, maintenance, repair and porterage duties
  • Have the ability to promote a safe, secure and pleasant environment by undertaking and adhering to risk assessments, safe systems of work and College policy and procedure
  • Can ensure that the campus is safe and accessible to all learners and staff
  • Are able to act as a point of contact for staff, students, external contractors and visitors

As an ideal candidate, you will hold an NVQ level 2 qualification or have good experience in a relevant trade and have good general DIY skills with an enthusiastic and proactive approach to your work.

About Us

Bury College is a Further Education College offering a wide range of courses to full time students and part time students each year.

Dedicated to providing the communities we serve with a broad choice of learning options, Bury College offers a range of A Level courses, vocational programmes, and apprenticeships. In addition to this, we have higher level courses available at Bury College University Centre, as well as courses for adults.

And the benefits of working for us?

  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas closure (Business Support)
  • Teachers or Local Authority Pension Fund
  • Flexible working
  • Family Friendly Policy
  • Special Leave of Absence
  • Paid leave for religious festivals
  • Sabbaticals
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Onsite gym
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Onsite nursery
  • Free onsite parking

NB: Shortlisted candidates may be invited to interview before the closing date.

Bury College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding its learners and expects all staff to share these commitments.

Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

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