Job Title: Facilities Manager
Location: Bankside College, The Rhydd, Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, WR8 0AD
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
We are looking for a Facilities Manager to join our brand-new team at Bankside College in Worcestershire
The Facilities Manager will contribute to the growth and development of the college and will lead on the delivery of providing a warm, safe, and secure environment in which all learners are able to thrive.
This is a great opportunity for a Facilities Manager who wants to influence the outcomes for students with autism and various complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and you will be working in a college 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 Facilities Manager 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.
The successful candidate must have site management experience, along with knowledge of building regulations and health and safety policies and procedures. You will be able to respond to emergency situations in a calm and rational manner and be able to work as part of a team and independently.
Bankside College is an exciting new venture that will be opening near Hanley Castle, Worcester. Working in partnership with the Outcomes First Group and Options Autism, the College will provide a Further Education experience for those aged 16- to 24-year-olds with autism, complex needs and learning disabilities. The main aim of the College is to help its students prepare for adulthood and their next stage in life.
In a new purpose-built building, situated in acres of natural beauty, Bankside College will provide a varied, individualised curriculum to enable its students to gain vocational and independence skills to help them achieve their aspirations. Our staff will work together as a cohesive team, to provide the very best experience for the students which will include practical activities, Maths, English and Digital Literacy. The curriculum will have a focus on individual targets, personal skills and enrichment which will include The Duke of Edinburgh Award. Some students will also take part in supported work experience, social enterprise programmes, and volunteering.
The College is now recruiting specialist staff to work with our fantastic students, including teachers, instructors, co professionals and estates staff. Training will be provided as well as on going supervision and support. We welcome applicants with practical skills including Horticulture, Practical Skills, Catering, Independence, and work skills.
Why join Options Autism?
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
- Up to 39 days annual leave each year (25 base entitlement + 1 One moment in time + 8 bank holidays + ability to buy up to 5 extra days)
- Life Assurance
- Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
- “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
- A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
- 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
- Cycle to Work Schemes
- Electric Car Purchase Scheme
- Critical illness cover
And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
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.