Maintenance Officer

Activate Learning
£20,000 - £25,000 Per Year
24 Mar 2021 10:09
21 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Officer

We are looking for a Sites Standards and Maintenance Officer to join our Estates team at Reading College. 

The post holder will ensure that the College buildings, facilities and grounds provide a suitable, safe, clean and secure environment to support teaching and learning. Providing a customer focused, responsive service to staff students and visitors. 

  • You will support light maintenance across the campus
  • You will ideally have some buildings maintenance experience or a wide range of abilities gained across general construction or trades.
  • Provision of a comprehensive range of estates, cleaning, decorating, maintenance, facility management and security services
  • You will have a good understanding of our Health and Safety requirements and be able to work within our policy and guidelines.
  • Patrol the grounds, with particular emphasis on the car parks and areas where people congregate, to deter wrongdoing and challenge non-compliance with college policies such as smoking, littering and unregulated car parking.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

You will bring a positive, solution focussed attitude and work well in a team. You will have the ability to carry out maintenance tasks, making the decision of when to escalate works to contracted services when required.

You will have an understanding of Health and Safety and Safeguarding procedures and a willingness to undertake staff development, additional subject training and skills updating as necessary. 

What are the benefits of this role?

You will be joining a supportive and established team within our Reading Campus, working in collaboration with our wider Estates team across the Activate Group.

In addition to your monthly salary, we offer OTE based on you working optional overtime.

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group? 

At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.

We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies – bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.



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