Maintenance Assistant x3

Lancaster University
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£21,788 to £22,214
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Maintenance Assistant x3

Facilities - Engineering and Maintenance Location: Bailrigg, Lancaster, UK Salary: £21,788 to £22,214 (Full time, indefinite) Closing Date: Sunday 14 July 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 25 July 2024 Reference: 0742-24

Working hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-1pm Monday-Wednesday 8am – 16.30pm Thursday 8am-16.00pm Friday 8am-13.00

Is this the job for you?

Are you looking for a job which offers you:

  • a varied workload
  • the ability to work independently
  • the benefits of being part of a great, friendly team
  • the chance to develop your maintenance skills
  • What you'll be doing

    This role will be responsible for inspecting and making minor repairs across our 560-acre campus. You could be working independently or sometimes assisting one of our trade technicians. You are likely to be assigned to a specific trade team, like electrical or plumbing, but you may also be required to provide cover in other maintenance teams, such as general or stores maintenance.

    With a large campus to look after this role offers a varied workload day-to- day, but also seasonal changes.

    About you

    To compliment our great team and approach to delivering our services to campus, you will need:

  • general maintenance skills
  • great customer service skills
  • a team-orientated and flexible approach
  • See the person specification document for more details.

    Why work with us

    Lancaster University's beautiful campus makes it a lovely place to work, combining a busy urban atmosphere while surrounded by green parkland and seasonal landscaping. We have lots of facilities on-site such as: a sports centre, shops, cafes, a multi-faith centre, pre-school, a post office and a fantastic library. There are numerous clubs, groups and networks you can join to make friends with like-minded people. Lancaster University provides an environment that strongly supports the needs of each employee, promoting a healthy work-life balance.

    You will be part of our Facilities Division - Estates Operations department. Facilities is the largest division within the University. Facilities have won numerous sector and professional association awards – the most recent being the Gold Standard Award at the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) Awards 2024. This recognised how our exceptional teamwork made real positive change for our students, staff, and the campus environment. This role will be a member of our Facilities Maintenance team which currently has X 41 members.

    We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including:

  • competitive salary with annual reviews
  • generous employer pension scheme
  • 39 days off a year which includes University closure days at Easter and Christmas and bank holidays
  • a family-friendly approach to those with parental or caring responsibilities
  • additional flexible benefits to suit your needs and interests, some with tax-savings.
  • All tools and work wear provided
  • Find out about more of our employee benefits on our website - https: // www.

    This post is offered on a full-time, indefinite basis

    To find out more about joining our award-winning Facilities team and an informal chat about the role, please contact Ian Watson [email protected].

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    Further details:
  • Job Description
  • Person Specification
  • Please note: unless specified otherwise in the advert, all advertised roles are UK based.

    Find out what it's like to work at Lancaster University, including information on our wide range of employee benefits, support networks and our policies and facilities for a family-friendly workplace.

    The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education whilst promoting the importance and wellbeing for all our colleagues.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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