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Kickstart - Facilities Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 10 November 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 05 December 2021
Location: Harpenden, AL55FH
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000215165

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Katherine Warington School

JOB SUMMARY
The Facilities Assistant will assist the School Caretaker/Site Maintenance Manager or team with the general upkeep and maintenance of the school.

This role would suit someone seeking a career in facilities management and site maintenance or looking to subsequently gain a trade as an electrician, plumber or carpenter, for example, through a trainee position or apprenticeship.

The role will give applicants valuable experience as well as free employability skills training to help them secure long-term work.

SKILLS NEEDED
The Facilities Assistant will assist the School Caretaker/Site Maintenance Manager or team with the general upkeep and maintenance of the school.

This role would suit someone seeking a career in facilities management and site maintenance or looking to subsequently gain a trade as an electrician, plumber or carpenter, for example, through a trainee position or apprenticeship.

The role will give applicants valuable experience as well as free employability skills training to help them secure long-term work.

WORKING HOURS
Mon to Fri between 9 and 3. Includes one hour of unpaid time for lunch.

HOURLY RATE
NMW

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Successful applicants will have access to a direct manager that they will report into and receive on-going on the job training from in order to fulfil their role in an effective and safe manner. This will boost personal development and a greater understanding as to how to excel in this profession.

In addition to on the job training we are able to provide a unique CPD accredited online employability skills training programme delivered on a world-renowned eLearning platform. This exceptional training is requested by hundreds of schools and universities across the UK.

The online content focuses on the key skills that are needed to successfully start and prosper in a job. Job hunting courses include CV writing, interview guidance, job searching and communication. Skills are also developed through in-depth training on areas such as confidence, resilience, negotiation, time management and leadership. Successful applicants will leave the placement with work experience and the confidence that the accredited training provides and full certification of employability skills programme for a newly created CV.

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