A unique opportunity to work for an outstanding residential adult education college in the UK
Working 35 hours per week Monday to Friday, typically working a 3pm to 10.30pm shift, plus working 2 in 5 weekends on a rota basis (rotating morning and afternoon shifts)
Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for someone to join the College who can contribute to our continued success. Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, enrichment activities, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, Higher Education courses and a varied programme of Trade Union Studies. Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.
As the Resident Caretaker you will live as a full-time resident on the college campus in the coach house flat, a 3 bedroomed property which will be provided at a subsidised cost. A key aspect of this role will be maintaining the security of the college campus as resident key holder and to ensure that all learners, staff and visitors are safeguarded, particularly during periods when the college management team are off site. You will act as first responder to emergencies during periods of college closure and undertake general Caretaking duties across the campus. You will have a professional approach to work; be committed to customer service; and be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative. You will have experience of working in a Caretaking or Maintenance role preferably in an educational environment and ideally you will have a maintenance or trade qualification along with a current First Aid at Work qualification.
The benefits of working for the College include: access to the Local Government pension scheme, free on-site parking, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. To find out more information about the College, view the job description and person specification and to download an application form please visit the careers page at www.northern.ac.uk.
For any queries about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01226 776000.
Application forms must be submitted by 10.00 am on Friday 24th June 2016.
The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and to complete a Disqualification Declaration Form as part of the Recruitment process. The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.
The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.
We are an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcome from disabled, black and minority ethnic groups as they are currently under represented within our staff group.
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