About The Role

Falmouth Exeter Plus are looking for an experienced Plumber with general building maintenance experience to work within the Estates team on a full time, permanent basis. Working closely with the Maintenance Supervisor and Estates Helpdesk Team you will be required to deliver a first class plumbing installation and maintenance service across a variety of properties on campus, whilst ensuring that Health and Safety procedures and safe working practices are adhered to at all times. It's a varied role and represents a great opportunity to join a close knit team.

The position will primarily be based from our Penryn Campus, however, there may be a requirement for you to work at our Falmouth Campus on occasion.

As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:

- Employer Pension Contribution up to 10%

- 26 days + 8 days bank holiday

- Life Assurance

- Subsidised Sports Centre Membership (Gym & Fitness Classes)

- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay

- Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

- Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme

- Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

- Vivup Lifestyle Discounts

Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from working across two leading Universities.

About You

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who will be City and Guilds qualified or hold an NVQ equivalent in Plumbing installations, along with post qualification experience in a similar role. The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own initiative, be able to assess and solve problems on site but be able to operate effectively as part of a great team.

We would like to hear from you if you have the following skills/experience:

  • Experience of working in a building maintenance role in commercial environment or housing/accommodation environment on plumbing installations.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements.
  • Good communication & customer service skills.
  • A current full driving licence.
  • For full details of the skills/experience required, please see the job description above.

    This position is offered on a permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week contract, Monday to Friday.

    If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying please email [email protected].

    The closing date for the position is Monday 27 May 2024.

    About Us

    Falmouth Exeter Plus manages and delivers services at Falmouth, Penryn and Truro Campuses on behalf of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. Working closely with the Falmouth & Exeter Students' Union (The SU) and the wider, universities partnership we support Higher Education learning and living, ensuring that the interests of all campus users are at the heart of everything we do.

    It is a fast moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are central to our progress. Our mission is 'to deliver world-class shared professional services to help our partners achieve their global ambitions'.

    Falmouth Exeter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

    Job details

    Title

    Plumber

    Employer

    Falmouth University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 14, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 27, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment,Staff

    Field

    Architecture and Design,Engineering

    About the employer

    Falmouth University is a multi-arts university in the south-west coastline of England in Cornwall. It is based across two campuses, one in Falmouth and the other in the close by town of Penryn. It was at first established in 1902 and later officially became a university in 2012. Apart from traditional fine art subjects, it currently offers degrees in advertising, architecture performance and marketing. In recent years, Falmouth has seen significant progress and investment where a new media centre has been established in 2017 covering photography and animation courses. With the association of the University of Exeter which carries out research on digital economy and sustainable, the organization has opened a library and teaching space named The Exchange. Falmouth students have recently positioned the university first in the UK for campus environment, library administrations and student welfare in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. Its arrangement of courses covers the broadness of the creative industries, from art, design and fashion to gaming, music and film.

    Students have access to proficient standard creative facilities. At Falmouth University, they work in association with various specialist institutions from the UK and around the globe. The organizations make more opportunities for students, ensuring access to excellent higher education in the creative sectors. Their chosen partners share the values and quality guidelines. They incorporate higher, further and private schooling providers globally and in the UK, who offer courses at varying levels and in differing modes. Students start their studies with either Falmouth University or a partner association but transfer to the next organization part-way through to finish their studies. Toward the end of their studies, they get grants from both Falmouth University and the partner association.

    Academic Skills Group gives advice on the abilities required for academic study. Consultants can converse with students about everything from essay writing and time management to giving presentations and planning, research and writing dissertations. Student guides train second or third-year students from each course. Each new undergraduate student has a student coach, acting as a friendly face and point of for any inquiry they may have during their first year at Falmouth. Course facilities incorporate performance and recording studios, proficient standard photography facilities, excellent computerized manufacturing technology and a TV studio and display.

    Students can personally visit the employability group at both campuses for careers advice and guidance. Support incorporates help with finding part-time work while at college, placement and internship opportunities, advice with CVs, applications, interviews, freelance work and starting a business. Falmouth additionally offers opportunities to study or work abroad as a major aspect of a degree. The Erasmus and Study Abroad Group can support students in arranging this enhancing experience.

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