Estates Maintenance Assistant - Rutland

Location Rutland
Discipline: Ex Forces / Military, Engineering, Office & Commercial Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £CIRCA £25k with exceptional benefits & holidays
Contact name: Edward Jepson

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Job ref: EJestmainast
Published: 21 days ago
Rutland - CIRCA £25k with exceptional benefits & holidays

We have a rare opportunity for an Estates Maintenance Assistant for a prestigious organisation covering a large estate with a mix of stunning historical and modern buildings, all set in beautiful grounds.

Reporting to the Head of Estates, you will responsible for setting up facilities for meetings, conferences and events around the estate.

You will work in collaboration with the wider Estates team to prepare a list of visitors to site daily and provide courteous and friendly assistance and direction to all visitors arriving at the School.

As an Estates Assistant, you’ll be an integral part of the School and Estates team, providing crucial operational support across various areas. From porterage to gardens, sports facilities to staff housing, your role will be diverse and impactful.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Moving furniture and equipment around the school

  • Setting up and tidying up before and after school events

  • Handling internal and external mail distribution

  • Carrying out maintenance tasks

  • Reporting maintenance and safety issues

  • Working with the Estates team on compliance checks

The Estates Assistant will be a multi-skilled individual who ideally possesses a strong trade background with the ability to undertake manual handling tasks.

A full clean driving licence is also preferred. If you are a trustworthy and loyal team player who can deal with people in a polite and helpful manner, we would be delighted to hear from you.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience of a customer-facing role where the ability to deal with all people in a friendly, approachable and polite manner was essential

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Smart appearance

  • Positive, flexible, “can do” approach to work

  • Discreet, trustworthy and with considerable personal integrity

The successful Estates Maintenance Assistant candidate will receive great benefits and have access to the Pension Plan, Private Healthcare and free staff lunches and discounted membership of the sports centre.

What's on offer

  • My client offers ongoing professional development and 30 days holiday + public holidays allowance. ​

  • They offer staff a community that values people. They are warm, compassionate and mutually supportive. This is reflected in their working environment and the benefits they are able to offer, including: ​

  • 50% contribution to premiums for a private health scheme

  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre

  • Free staff lunches in term-time

  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides a range of support including counselling and legal advice

  • Occupational Health Services to support staff who have health/medical issues

  • Free annual flu jabs

  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer

  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer

  • Working towards Investors in Diversity

  • They have a defined contribution scheme: employee contribution matched by factor of two, up to 10%.​

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of RecruitME who are acting as a recruitment agency.

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