Premises Maintenance Assistant

Ramsden Hall Academy, Billericay

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Job Ref No. ECC7003-84S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: £20,493-£21,748pa
Position Start Date: 04/01/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 25/11/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Pay Range: Essex 2020 Scale 5, Spine Points: 8-11

Annual Salary Range: £20,493 to £21,748 pa (dependant on experience)

This is a full time permanent contract, (52.14 weeks), working 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Hours of work are Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 3.30pm and Friday 7.30am to 3pm, working hours are to meet operational needs. Annual holiday entitlement: 24 days per holiday year.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, multi-skilled, proactive and organised Premises Maintenance Assistant to join our Premises team. To contribute to the smooth running of the Academy by carrying out a range of duties as directed by the Premises Manager including security and supervision of the site and related equipment, there will be an emphasis on building and DIY maintenance tasks, porterage and other manual duties will be involved.

The hours of employment are Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 3.30pm and Friday 7.30am to 3pm, working hours are to meet operational needs. This post is on a 52 week per year contract (24 days paid leave plus bank holidays). The duties of the post as outlined will be subject to the appropriate risk assessment, safe systems of work and appropriate equipment being available and the relevant competencies of the post holder.

Main Responsibilities:

Security and supervision
Grounds maintenance
Electrical works
Maintenance of outdoor swimming pool
Minor repairs to Staff Houses
Regular maintenance checks to waste pumps
Regular checks of danger signs to moat
Working at heights
Maintenance and Health & Safety
Plumbing, plaster repairs, glazing and painting work.

Previous similar experience in the building trade is desirable but not essential as training will be given. You should be able to demonstrate good literacy and numeracy skills and be able to relate well to pupils and interact with them in a friendly and positive manner. A cheerful, flexible approach, the ability to prioritise, with a can-do attitude and good DIY skills are essential.

Applications submitted on the academy's application form will only be considered. Please take care to complete the application form in full as incomplete applications will not be considered. Application forms can be found on the academy website or alternatively please contact Jane Quilter, on telephone: 01277 624580 or email: Completed applications should be sent to Jane Quilter.

Ramsden Hall Academy is part of the Parallel Learning Trust (PLT), a Multi Academy Trust based in Keston, Orpington and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending the Academy. As the duties of this post involves regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via the Disclosure and Barring Service, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

PLT is a Multi Academy Trust and Approved DfE Academy Sponsor; a forward thinking and innovative primary, special and alternative provision provider. PLT is committed to Safer Recruitment and aims for quality services and equal opportunities. RHA is part of the Parallel Learning Trust (PLT), a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) established in 2014, with expertise in primary, special and alternative provision.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 25th November 2020 at 12 noon. Interview date: to be confirmed.

Information about the School

Ramsden Hall Academy is a residential school for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) based in Billericay, Essex.

The Academy was judged Requires Improvement at its recent Ofsted inspection and is part of the Parallel Learning Trust, a Multi Academy Trust and DfE approved sponsor.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Jane Quilter
Ramsden Hall Academy
Heath Road
Ramsden Heath, Billericay
Essex, CM11 1HN
Telephone: 01277 624580