Facilities Assistant (Canterbury) Estates and Facilities Location: Canterbury
Salary: £23,144 to £25,138 per annum Closing Date: Sunday 03 December 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 23-ESTA066-0306-5
The University for the Creative Arts is seeking an experienced Facilities Assistants to assist our busy Estates and Facilities department based at the Canterbury campus (with occasional travel to our other campuses). The post is an important and responsible position, and your main duties will include opening and locking of the premises, security, fire prevention, goods in/out, basic maintenance, and support to the University and its departments. You will be expected to work as part of a team on a regular shift pattern (morning and afternoon) as well as being part of the emergency / out of hours on call duties on a rota basis with a paid ‘out of hours' allowance.
You will have good interpersonal skills as there will be daily contact with staff, students, and the public. You will also be able to work on your own initiative and be flexible in your approach to work. A good awareness of IT is essential as is the willingness to become a trained first aid member of staff.
This role requires for you to have an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check where if you were successful the University will arrange.
At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we're helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.
Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more.
Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.
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The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.
Facilities Assistant (Canterbury)
University for the Creative Arts
November 17, 2023
December 03, 2023
Arts and Culture,Computer Science
About the employer
The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is for specialists like you, looking for a career in the Creative Industries. Courses span Arts, Business and Technology with subjects from Acting & Performance to Virtual & Immersive Reality – with plenty in between.
Campuses are located across the South East of England in Surrey and Kent and provide creative spaces where you’ll have the freedom to express yourself alongside like-minded individuals and groups.
Many courses encourage and support work experience within your chosen creative industry and even offer the chance for you to study abroad for a year. With all of this at your fingertips, and the ability to work collaboratively on your projects with other courses, UCA has everything to help you prepare for life after your qualification. Offering Pre-Degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, UCA has a unique atmosphere built over 160 years.
UCA’s academics come from all walks of life with a huge variety of experience in the creative sector. This will give you the confidence that you’ll not only learn more about your chosen creative subject but be ready to take on the world when you leave.