Facilities and Maintenance Officer - Full or part time opportunities available

Activate Learning
Guildford,United Kingdom
£20,000 - £25,000 Per Year
21 Sep 2022 09:27
18 Oct 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Estates / Facilities / Operations
Contract Type
Full Time

Facilities and Maintenance Officer - Full or part time opportunities available

Who we are

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.


About the role: Property and Environment Officer

Activate Learning are looking to expand our Property & Environment team across our colleges in Surrey. As part of this, we are now recruiting for Property and Environment Officers to join our existing teams, with opportunities based at Guildford College or Farnham College. 

In this role, you will ensure that the College buildings, facilities and grounds provide a safe, clean and secure environment that supports teaching and learning. No two days will be the same, from unlocking the site, to conducting office moves, to repair jobs, or painting and decorating.

There will be a requirement for the successful candidate to be on call every fourth week, which will involve holding the on-duty phone and attending to any out of hours emergencies whilst you are on call. Travel between our Surrey campuses may also be required at times.

This can be full or part time, please note on your application form your campus preference and working hours, if part time.

What do you need to be a successful Property and Environment Officer at Activate Learning?

You will bring a positive, solution focussed attitude and work well in a team to deliver a customer focused facilities support service. You will be a good problem solver with the ability to think on your feet.

About you: 

  • Ability to carry out general maintenance tasks/DIY experience
  • Understanding of Health and Safety procedures
  • Previous experience in a property and estates role is desirable, but not essential


Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes


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. 

Please note the title of this job advertisement has been changed for advertising purposes only. The successful candidate's job title will be: Property and Environment Officer

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.