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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Maintenance Assistant - Surrey, Smallfield - £25,604 - £28,704

Call/email Ellie at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.

Position: Maintenance Assistant

Location: Surrey, Smallfield

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday - to include 3pm – 8pm – Additional 3 hours per day candidate choice

Salary: £25,604.80 - £28,704 dependent on experience

This school is part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.

What’s in it for you? / Why Should You Apply? 

  • You want to make a difference in the lives of our students and their families.

  • You want to work with an inspiring student population.

  • You enjoy working as part of a collaborative and committed multi-disciplinary team.

  • You have a strong commitment to student and staff well-being and want to work in an organisation with the same strong values.

  • You want to work within an organisation that support, develops and invests in their staff.


  • Flexibility and sensitivity to the needs of a wide range of users with complex needs is essential.

  • Understands and can apply Legislation and Regulations relating to all aspects of site management e.g. to fire, health and safety, Legionella, asbestos, security, COSHH and Safeguarding (within a college/ school environment preferred).

  • Competent at basic building repairs and maintenance and grounds maintenance and to effectively delegate and monitor work of others.

  • Computer literacy skills essential due to the utilisation of the internal CAFM system.

  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations. Health and Safety qualification desirable.

  • Ability to liaise with staff at all levels of technical knowledge.

  • Enthusiastic and pro-active, keen to be involved. General maintenance knowledge preferably with a qualification in electrics / plumbing. Alternatively, a construction trade.

  • Customer service and problem solving approach


Be part of a successful team and benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance

  • Pension

  • Perkbox - offering high street discounts.

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme.

  • Free membership to a Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

Key Duties:

  • Deliver all activities with an energy efficient approach and ethos.

  • Respond to and resolve Ad hoc maintenance requests via online ticketing software.

  • Organise and carry out the collection and movement of furniture and equipment as directed.

  • Ensure all fire and safety equipment and systems are functional and that safety awareness is promoted.

  • Ensure all relevant procedures and checks are completed in accordance with policy.

  • Support the Annual Fire Risk Assessment process.

  • Ensure all appropriate fire procedure communication for all visitors to site and ensure that all contractors are briefed in detail of requirements to avoid fire risks.

  • Carry out monthly vehicle check audits and report any concerns.

  • Ensure the safe storage of tools and equipment and help to maintain the equipment register.

  • Ensure the safe storage of materials, paints etc. in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions.

  • Attend your place of work reliably and punctually and maintain a good corporate image.

  • Play a full part in building good relationships with other staff, students and stakeholders.

  • Carry out regular planned maintenance inspection on services, utilities and the building fabric throughout the school. Report findings and take necessary actions.

  • Carry out any additional tasks and responsibilities instructed by the Premises Manager as and when required.

  • Maintain the school grounds to an acceptable level.

  • Ensure all school buildings are fit for purpose and maintained well to provide a suitable education environment for the pupils.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.


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