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General Maintenance Multi-Skilled (Part-Time)

Bournemouth University

Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £20,092 to £22,254 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th September 2021
Closes: 4th October 2021
Job Ref: ES123

Starting salary from £20,092 - £22,254 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £24,174

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

Our Maintenance Team plays a key part in delivering our student experience vision and we are currently recruiting for a resourceful, multi-skilled, general maintenance person to join the team.

The successful candidate would have obtained a recognised building/services related apprenticeship or have attained City and Guilds or applicable NVQ qualifications. You will be multi skilled and be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge within various building disciplines such as plastering, painting, basic carpentry, plumbing and heating, civil works, tiling, glazing, roof repairs and lock repairs but in particular, visual surveys, installation and repair of fire doors.

You will have previous experience in a construction or maintenance environment with an excellent attitude and knowledge toward health and safety and environmental legislation.

This is a key support role which requires excellent communication, planning and problem-solving skills. You will be responsible for all aspects of maintenance across our BU campuses from repairs to refurbishment works, upgrades and new work within prestigious University buildings. A highly flexible, proactive attitude is essential to meet the demands of the University environment.

In addition to a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement, this role provides an outstanding opportunity to work in a challenging and diverse environment.

This position is available part-time for 14.5 hours per week on a Thursday between the hours of 07:30-16:00 and Friday between the hours of 07:30-15:30.

This position does not meet the eligibility requirements for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route within the UK Visa and Immigration service’s Points Based System. Therefore, BU will not be able to sponsor individuals who require permission to work to carry out this position.  

For further information please contact the Maintenance Services Manager Rick White

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please email quoting the appropriate reference (ES123).

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Closing Date: (Midnight) Monday 4 October 2021

Interview Date: TBC

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