Premises Assistant

Grade 4 SCP3-4

We currently have an opportunity for a Premises Assistant to join our Trust central facilities team. The Trust family is three schools, The Henry Box School and Queen Emma’s Primary school in Witney and Finstock CE Primary School.  The central team is based at The Henry Box School but the Premises Assistant could be asked to work at any of the three schools within the Trust as directed. 

As a Premises Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with maintenance, security and facilities management services;
  • Portering duties e.g. delivering mail and parcels, moving furniture and equipment;
  • To assist with minor /simple premises maintenance;
  • To collect and assemble waste for collection;
  • To undertake litter picking;
  • To undertake cleaning tasks during the school day as required;
  • To maintains a safe and clean environment at the schools;

The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • Ability to work effectively both in a team and also on own initiative
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of cleaning, maintenance or “handyman” activities in an office/education setting
  • Ability to implement and adhere to standards and procedures
  • Understanding of health and safety requirements
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Possession of a full driving licence
  • Physically fit and capable of manual handling tasks

The position is offered on a year-round contract with a paid annual leave entitlement, but a term-time only plus some school holiday working may be considered.  The working hours and days can be flexible up to 37 hours per week and will be agreed with the successful candidate.  The ability to work on regular Saturdays would be ideal but is not essential.

All the schools in our Trust are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful candidates are required to undertake enhanced DBS and other relevant pre-employment checks including references from present and previous employers.

Benefits include

  • Competitive salary, circa £18k to £19k FTE for 37 hours per week, the salary will be pro rata for part time hours (a pay award is pending)
  • Paid holiday - 24 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • Free car parking on each site
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • PPE and some items of uniform provided

For more details please see the attached job description.  Applicants should download and complete the support staff application form.

If you would like an informal discussion to find out more about the job or our Trust please contact our Chief Operating Officer, Nichola Stretton at nstretton@henrybox.oxon.sch.uk or 01993 848106.  Visits to the Academy and any school sites prior to interview are also encouraged and warmly welcomed observing social distancing, and can be arranged with Ms Stretton or the HR Team.

Closing date: Tuesday 9th November 2021 at 8am although applications will be considered as soon as they are received and the Trust reserves the withdraw the vacancy at an earlier date if a suitable applicant is found.

Documents

Downloads Date  
Premises Facilities Assistant JD PS July2021 22nd Aug 2021 Download
Safeguarding and CP policy 2020 21 20th Sep 2021 Download
PD booklet 2021 22 20th Sep 2021 Download
The MILL Academy Support Staff Application Form 17th Sep 2021 Download
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Job Specification

Role
Premises Assistant
Subject
Premises and Facilities
Closing Date
9th November 2021 at 8am
Start Date
As soon as possible
Job Reference
Prem
Location
Ox28 4AX
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Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: Prem.

HR Team
01993 848166
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Job Specification

Role
Premises Assistant
Subject
Premises and Facilities
Closing Date
9th November 2021 at 8am
Start Date
As soon as possible
Job Reference
Prem
Location
Ox28 4AX
Get Directions

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: Prem.

HR Team
01993 848166