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Senior Estates Operative

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If you have experience working in Estates or Facilities, along with good handyperson skills, this position offers an exciting opportunity to enhance your knowledge and develop your skills.

As our Senior Estates Operative, you will play a key role providing a safe, efficient, and secure site and facilities service at Wimbledon High School; one of the leading schools in the UK.

Working under the direction of the Estates Manager & Facilities Manager, you will take responsibility for the security, maintenance and upkeep of our school buildings and premises.

About you:

You will have hands-on experience with general repairs (painting, carpentry, plumbing etc).

You will have a good understanding of systems such as HVAC & BMS alongside knowledge of CAFM systems.

You will also have experience of supervising staff, excellent organisational skills, and the willingness to learn new skills.

You will have previous experience of working with and managing external contractors alongside a good knowledge and understanding of reactive, routine, and planned maintenance.

You will have good knowledge, understanding and experience of relevant Health and Safety legislation and requirements.

You will have good knowledge, understanding and experience of fire safety, security, and emergency procedures.

You will have relevant Health and Safety training, such as IOSH or a willingness to work towards this.

You will have a willingness to undertake any additional relevant training offered to develop and enhance your progression within your role and within the Estates team.

About the School:

Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London, and served by excellent transport links.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression.
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is 31 July 2023 at 9am.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 16 August 2023. 

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this.

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