Maintenance Assistant

UK Youth

Employment Type Full time
Location On site · England, UK Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre, Bransgore, Christchurch BH23 8EE, United Kingdom
Salary 22,687
Team Outdoor Learning
Seniority Junior
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 27th Nov 2023 GMT

Job Description

Based at Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre, UK Youth are recruiting for a maintenance coordinator with all round maintenance skills and experience to join our maintenance team. This is a diverse role supporting reactive and planned maintenance across our 65-acre estate.

We are committed to inclusive provision and believe all young people should have equitable access to outdoor learning. As a team we strive to give our guests a great experience and the opportunity to create memories that last a lifetime. By helping us provide safe facilities, you will be helping inspire young people to experience, learn and develop.

Key responsibilities (where qualified or suitably trained) include; onsite first fix support and maintenance across the estate, basic plumbing, basic electrical work, plastering, painting, and decorating, general grounds and building work, the maintenance of tools, vehicles and plant equipment, assisting with routine servicing and providing high levels of customer care.

About UK Youth

UK Youth is a leading charity that exists to ensure all young people are equipped to thrive and empowered to contribute at every stage of their lives. We work with others to ensure that the youth sector is strengthened, supported, and that provision is youth-led, evidence-informed and delivers high-quality outcomes.

We offer a competitive range of benefits including:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Pension scheme

  • Free onsite accommodation in your first year

  • Meals whilst working

  • Personalised training and development plans

We are a value-based, passionate, and committed organisation. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated based on their relevant merits, experience, skills, and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment.

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please scrolling to the top of the page, enter your email and start your application.

Application closing date: 27th November 2023 at 11:59pm (Midnight)

Interview dates proposed: 6th December 2023 (Please note the interview will be in person at Avon Tyrrell and will include a tour of the site, so please allow up to 90 minutes)


Please Note:

As this role involves working in a regulated environment with young people, any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks, which include criminal record check and employment reference.

As part of the recruitment process, UK Youth will be gathering and uses certain information about you. For further information regarding this, please review our Data Protection Privacy Notice which explains what data of yours we process and how we use it.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 27th Nov 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Mon 27th Nov 2023