Job Title: Maintenance Assistant
Location: Kinsale School, Holywell. Flintshire.
Salary: £18,500 - £20,000 (plus on call allowance £2,615.83) dependent on experience
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Maintenance Assistant?
We are looking for an experienced Maintenance Assistant to join our fantastic team at Kinsale School in Holywell, Flintshire.
This is a great opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant who wants to contribute to the safety of children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.
Quality is always top of our agenda and we pride ourselves on the quality of what we do. We are looking for a Maintenance Assistant, who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.
Working as Maintenance Assistant you will support Kinsale School on site to maintain buildings and equipment to the high standards set by the company and external regulators. This role will require you to be adaptable and flexible as the jobs dictate your day. You will also have the ability to keep up to date written records alongside liaising with external professionals.
This role requires a full UK driving licence.
As the Maintenance Assistant, your duties may include:
- Painting and Decorating of internal rooms and external areas
- General repair works to damaged fixtures and fittings
- Basic building works and carpentry repairs
- Ground maintenance and gardening
- Basic plumbing repairs and renewals
Have an awareness and empathy with the Service Users for whom the service is provided and to carry out duties mindful of their needs
Options Kinsale is located in a stunning rural location, overlooking the Dee Estuary. Our school provides specialist education for up to 25 students, aged 8 – 19 having a range of complex needs including ASC and ADHD, in addition to impaired social or cognitive functioning due to early life trauma and attachment difficulties.
Our school has an inclusive and innovative approach to support teaching and learning and is currently developing its curriculum to implement the new Welsh Government’s Successful Futures initiative.
For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.
Why join us?
We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.
As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.
Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.
Application process & dates
The closing date for application is 7, March 2021.
For further details and to apply please visit our website at https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies/
Options Autism is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS