Maintenance Assistant

Location: Tavistock
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Position: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Recruiter: Aspris Children's Services
Posted: 02/02/2022

Aspris Children's Services specialises in high quality residential and educational provisions for children between 7-18 who may have SEMH and /or Autism. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.

Aspris Children's Services currently have two educational settings, Quay View School and Tor View School, and four Children's Homes in Tavistock, Gunnislake and Okehampton

A Maintenance / Grounds Person is required to help carry out the reactive day to day maintenance issues within the schools/residential homes and their grounds.
- liaising with contractors when on site and ad-hoc requests from management as and when necessary.
-self motivation and the ability to work with the minimum of supervision,
-a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise and respond to the changing needs of the homes and schools

An understanding of the working environment and of young people with special education needs including Autism and BESD would be an advantage but not a requirement.

It is essential that you have a full and clean driving licence including your own transport.
An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this position and will be applied for once a condtional offer is made.

What we’d like to give you:
• A competitive salary
• A potential for overtime
• Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Generous holiday allowance
• Online benefits and cashback rewards
• Cycle to work scheme
• SMART Childcare Vouchers
• SMART Pension option

Job Reference: Maintenance AW020222
Closing Date: 28/02/2022

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