Part-Time Site Maintenance Assistant

3–4 days per week at home

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Employment type
Part time
£19305 - £21417 per annum

We are looking for a Site Maintenance Assistant based at the magical home of Robin Hood, to provide general maintenance services to help ensure the premises are well maintained and in good order. The successful candidate will have experience of maintaining buildings and associated services. You will be a team player working across multi-disciplined teams providing support where required.

Sherwood is a landscape thousand of years in the making, alive with nature, history, and folklore. Today Sherwood it is a magical destination the home of the legend of Robin Hood and the famous Major Oak, estimated to be over a thousand years old. We care for 1,000 acres of woodland and rolling heathland which is home to thousands of species of bird life, insect, mammal, fungi, tree and plants. Wooded for centuries and once part of a vast royal hunting ground. For the 350,000 people that visit Sherwood Forest each year it is an incredible place to visit, boasting a unique collection of ancient oaks which has been thriving here for over 600 years.

Essential skills, knowledge and experience:

  • A high standard of workmanship
  • Previous experience in Buildings Maintenance
  • You take pride in your work, and have a keen eye for detail
  • The ability to identify hazards, then implement measures to make safe
  • Demonstrate the ability to work alone or as part of team
  • Can effectively communicate with team members, visitors & contractors
  • Have the capability to make minor repairs to fixtures, fittings, and equipment and carry out redecoration of areas to ensure VC and office areas are looking their best
  • Health and Safety at Work Practices
  • Ability to Prioritise and plan own work schedules
  • Ability to Maintain and record work records

A trade qualification, e.g. electricity, plumbing, carpentry, would be desirable but not essential.

Additional Information:

The role will include weekend and bank holiday working, and will involve lone working.

This is a Permanent Part-Time role for 18.75 hours per week. We are looking to conduct interviews for this position a week after the closing date. For further information please contact Trish.Storey@rspb.org.uk

As part of this application process you will be asked to provide a copy of your CV and complete an application form including evidence on how you meet the skills, knowledge, and experience listed above

The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by/exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Before applying for this role, we recommend reading through the candidate guidance notes attached to the top of this advert.

3–4 days per week at home

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly