Facilities Assistant

Recruiter
National Trust
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£10,000 - £14,999
Posted
27 Apr 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1129340088
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SummaryAmazing places need a helping hand now and then. Welcoming a large number of visitors each year, the visitor areas need care and attention. We'd like you to come and make sure we keep this special place clean, tidy and well-kept.What it's like to work here
This Jacobean-style house with its colourful gardens and working watermill is one of our largest properties. Many roles at Anglesey Abbey are customer facing, with all the teams working hard to maintain the superb standards of service. This is an opportunity to make a real difference within an ever-evolving environment where your ideas and input will be valued.
What you'll be doing
As the Facilities Assistant, you'll assist with the day to day cleanliness and presentation the National Trust's buildings and outdoor spaces. You'll turn your practical hand to all sorts of cleaning and minor maintenance ensuring all our facilities are kept in good working order. You'll also be asked to help with some manual work such as unloading deliveries.

Duties such as cleaning, sweeping and litter picking will form a core part of the role, both inside and outdoors. You'll ensure the highest standards of customer service across the area by always implementing a 'customer comes first' attitude. General maintenance work and helping within other teams will also form part of your role.

Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.
Who we're looking for
Our team believe that people deserve more than just 'good service', but an amazing experience that they'll never forget, and we're looking for like-minded people to join us.

To be fantastic in this role, you'll need to:
  • Have a pro-active, 'can-do' attitude
  • Be enthusiastic, hardworking and have a willingness to get involved
  • Have a great eye for detail, always being thorough in your approach
  • Have good customer service skills
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods, stock control and Health & Safety practices
  • Experience of cleaning, both independently and as part of a team
The package
Benefits

Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!

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