Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Location: Jubilee School
Salary: 16,487 to 18,137
Hours: 35 per week (Monday – Friday, 11am – 6pm)
Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Maintenance Technician?
We are looking for a Maintenance Technician to join our team at Jubilee School. Someone with a friendly and helpful disposition who can draw upon their previous maintenance experience, ensuring the school premises and site are a safe, clean and welcoming environment for the school community.
As Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for the maintenance and security of the school premises, ensuring the school meets Health & Safety Legislation, and that the premises, vehicles and grounds are maintained to a high standard. You will ensure a professional service is delivered which meets the needs of the school, including producing and maintaining a rolling programme of redecoration, repairs and maintenance. As part of this role, there will be occasional call-outs, out of hours and the successful candidate will be required to liaise and work with external contractors.
Who are we looking for?
Friendly, reliable, approachable, and flexible, you will have previous experience of working in a maintenance role. You will be conscientious and understand the importance of keeping high standards in and around the school, ensuring a safe and pleasant environment for all.
The successful candidate will:
- Have previous maintenance experience;
- Be a resilient, responsible, friendly and organised person;
- Have the ability to work alone or as part of team;
- Good communication skills, both verbal and written; and,
- Be committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all children.
Jubilee School is a co-educational day school, which helps educate and support children aged between 8 – 16 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges and additional complex behaviours. In addition to taking day students from the local area, Jubilee School is linked with four residential homes and is in Waterlooville, just outside of Portsmouth.
Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. 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.
Acorn Education and Care 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 a fully Enhanced DBS.