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East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Over the past 30 years, EACH has developed an enviable reputation in the field of children’s palliative care.

We are the largest provider of palliative and end of life care and support for children and their families in East Anglia, delivering a comprehensive range of services in our hospices, family homes, hospital and wider community.

All three of our hospices; The Nook (Norfolk), The Treehouse (Ipswich) and Milton (Cambridge) were rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission

Assistant Facilities Manager - Milton, CB24 6AB

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

FIXED TERM Contract - 12 months

Salary £27,000 per annum, depending on experience

Comprehensive range of benefits:
• Free onsite parking & Subsidised meals
• Enhanced Annual leave Entitlement - 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
• Additional... holiday purchase scheme
• AVIVA pension package – up to 7% Employer Contribution inc Life Assurance
• NHS pension - continuation of if already contributing
• Free Eye Tests
• Cycle to work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme

Are you:
• An experienced tradesperson, with a good understanding of related legislation?
• Organised and able to co-ordinate multiple tasks in a timely and cost-effective manner?
• Committed to achieving a high standard of finish with a keen eye for detail?
• A confident communicator both verbally and written?

Do you have:
• General maintenance or building experience including carpentry, plumbing and electrical?
• Knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings or other structures?
• Understanding of the maintenance problems which may be found in older buildings?
• Knowledge of Health & Safety in terms of working at heights and COSHH regulations?
• The ability to plan your own workload in line with direction from the Facilities Manager and organisation priorities?

Responsibilities include:
• Manage an identified portfolio of works as agreed with Site Facilities Manager which include planned and preventative measures and incorporates future planning of life-cycled maintenance.

The role:
• To provide co-ordination of identified site improvement programmes as well as to support and facilitate the delivery of safe and efficient site maintenance.
• To implement improvement requirements in line with identified responsibilities and goals

To view the full job description please visit our website www.each.org.uk/jobs

Closing date: 27th March 2024

At EACH, we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community and from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds. EACH is also committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.

EACH is proud to be Investors in People accredited.

EACH reserves the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group.

EACH has a legal responsibility to ensure that its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to verification that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12 months

Pay: £27,000.00 per year

• Additional leave
• Company pension
• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounted or free food
• Enhanced maternity leave
• Enhanced paternity leave
• Free parking
• Health & wellbeing programme
• On-site parking
• Sick pay

• Day shift

Work Location: In person
Cambridge UK


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