Caretakers

Falmouth University
July 14, 2024
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About The Role

The Facilities Team at FXPlus are seeking to recruit two full-time Caretakers to join our friendly, close-knit team at Falmouth University's Falmouth campus. You will be providing a high-quality caretaking service to support staff, students, public and visitors alike.

The caretaking department is responsible for a variety of duties to ensure the campus buildings and surrounding areas are maintained to a high standard, and the student experience is fulfilled. These duties include waste and recycling management, porterage duties, daily external cleaning tasks and driving the company vehicles. You will be working on a campus that is full of creative minds, which is set within beautiful, vibrant, and subtropical grounds.

As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:

- Employer Pension Contribution up to 10%

- 26 days + 8 days bank holiday

- Life Assurance

- Subsidised Sports Centre Membership (Gym & Fitness Classes)

- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay

- Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

- Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme

- Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

- Vivup Lifestyle Discounts

Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from working across two leading Universities.

About You

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, hardworking, friendly, and with an aptitude for great customer service. As Caretakers you will be able to work to deadlines within a team and independently, with a keen appreciation of working to a high standard whilst adhering to health and safety requirements. This is a varied and exciting role, where you will enjoy working with many different teams including, academics, staff, students, and visitors alike. Therefore, you must have great communication skills and ability to interact with a wide range of personnel.

We are looking for candidates with a customer focused background. You must hold a manual driving licence and be prepared to work within a busy and physically active role. Although not essential, experience with waste management and general caretaking duties would be welcomed, as well as a knowledge of health and safety guidelines.

For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description.

These positions are offered on a permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week contract working 8.00 am to 16.00 pm, Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend working required.

If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying please email [email protected].

Although we have set the closing date as Sunday 14 July 2024, due to the immediate requirement for this role, we will review applications as we receive them, and interview as soon as we have candidates that are a good match.

If you are unable to apply for this post through the online portal, please contact Lynn Storey at [email protected] who will be able to assist further.

About Us

Falmouth Exeter Plus manages and delivers services at Falmouth, Penryn and Truro Campuses on behalf of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. Working closely with the Falmouth & Exeter Students' Union (The SU) and the wider, universities partnership we support Higher Education learning and living, ensuring that the interests of all campus users are at the heart of everything we do.

It is a fast moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are central to our progress. Our mission is 'to deliver world-class shared professional services to help our partners achieve their global ambitions'.

Falmouth Exeter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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