Maintenance Officer

Henshaws College, Harrogate

Closing date: Monday, 17th May 2021

Salary £9.00 per hour/£18,720 per annum
Hours Up to 40 hours (07.00 - 15.30 Mon- Fri)
Weeks 52 weeks
Annual leave 5 weeks plus 10 days bank holidays (pro-rata for term-time/part-time)
Location Henshaws College, Harrogate (with travel to other areas of Henshaws)
Contract Permanent
DBS Enhanced with child barring

Full Job Description and Personal Specification available to download

Click here to complete online application form or download application and submit to recruitment@henshaws.org.uk

At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Sometimes this can be the smallest of things, and other times something that adds a real wow-factor to a person’s life. We see our work changing people’s lives for the better every day.

We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Officer to support the Maintenance Manager

Job Summary:

To be responsible along with other Maintenance Officers for the provision of general maintenance work within Henshaws.

Key responsibilities will include:

Responsible for the opening of College each morning.

Responsible for the provision of general maintenance work within Henshaws Society predominantly around our community housing and as directed by the Maintenance Manager or Senior Maintenance Officer.

To respond carry out all duties/tasks with full regard to the given policies and procedures of the Society.

To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Experience in maintenance related field, electrically bias would be preferable

Experience of carrying out maintenance tasks safely in a live environment

Good verbal and written communication (English)

Closing date Monday 17th May 2021 – 12 Noon

To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888

 

Application Form CV

  • Section A

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  • Education and Training

  • English Level 1 or above * REQUIRED
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  • About You

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  • REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS & DBS CHECKS

    Due to the services offered by Henshaws, you may be required to complete an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB). Please refer to the job description for details of how this applies to the role you are applying for. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are "protected" and are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.
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