Facilities Assistant (Complex)

University of Exeter
November 29, 2022
Offerd Salary:£20,688
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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The starting salary will be from £20,688 on Grade B, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Admin, Professional, Managerial, Building and Maintenance, Cleaning and Portering


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Facilities Assistant (Complex)

Job description

Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services Facilities Operations

The Facilities Operations team currently have a permanent full-time position (36.5 hours per week) available, based on Streatham campus and supporting St Luke's campus. Applicants must possess a clean driving licence.

Applicants can choose between hours of either 12:00-20:00 or 14:00-22:00

Summary of the role

You will be part of a team of operatives engaged to fulfil the operational needs of the University, delivering a robust and professional service to the Colleges, Professional Services and visitors. The central team operates between the hours of 7.00am and 8.00pm Monday to Friday and very occasional weekends as required operationally, with optional overtime available. This role will include cover and other operational support for the Forum Complex and the St Luke's campus.

Flexibility and adaptability are key components of this role as operational requirements may change at short notice. These are physically demanding positions and the post holders will be covering a wide range of duties including facilitating room and event set up requirements, lifting and carrying large pieces of equipment, as well as participating in waste and recycling duties between the Exeter campuses.

Main purpose of the job:

To undertake, daily, various Facilities Operations tasks to provide a safe and suitable environment for staff, students and visitors to the University. There will be elements of driving, equipment moves, setting and resetting teaching rooms, event support, some security and assisting with incident support when required.

You will hold a clean driving licence and will be required to drive University registered vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes as part of their normal daily process.

You will be expected to carry out duties with minimal supervision and will liaise with a wide range of customers.

You will be expected to conduct yourself in a professional manner during all activities.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For further information, please contact Anthony Partridge A.Partridge@exeter.ac.uk

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