Maintenance Professional

Job Title:             Maintenance Professional

Location:            Higford School

Salary:                £19,832 - £20,712 per annum 

Hours:                37.5 hours per week; ​Mon-Fri 08.30am - 16.30pm plus on call duties as per rota (7 days on call)

Contract:            Permanent 

Can you enrich the lives of young people as a Maintenance Professional?

We are looking for a responsible, hands-on Maintenance Professional to join our fantastic team at Higford School near Shifnal. As the Maintenance Professional, you will help support our children and young people in their daily lives, by ensuring our sites are well maintained and equipped to meet their needs.

Purpose of Post

To work as part of our ‘one team’ to assist in the everyday education and care of young people.

General Responsibilities

  • To oversee maintenance work across the school as allocated by the site manager
  • To work within health and safety arrangements
  • Offer a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be able to work on your own initiative (unsupervised), as well as part of a Team to maintain a high standard on the site.

Why work for us?

A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work:

  • Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
  • Pension
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters”
  • Employee Rewards Hub

About us:

Options Higford is a DfE registered school and OFSTED rated children’s home offering a purpose-built service specially designed to meet the educational and development needs of the children in our care. Set in 28 acres of rolling Shropshire countryside, we provide a caring, structured and homely environment for our children. We are within commuting distance of Shifnal, Telford, Dudley, Stourbridge, Shrewsbury, Stafford, Cannock, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Stone, Stoke and surrounding towns.

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.

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.


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