Vacancy Details

Facilities Assistant

Barrow in Furness
£15,027 rising to £15,495, pro rata of £22,241 rising to £22,934
Expiry date:

Job Description & Person Specification.pdf

HR Recruitment and Selection.pdf


Located on the edge of the Lake District, Furness College is the largest FE College in Cumbria offering an extensive range of courses with a particular emphasis on technical learning, apprenticeships and Higher Education, in addition to the broadest A’ level offer in Cumbria. We are a community of staff dedicated to creating a positive and inclusive environment for all.

We offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous annual leave
  • Flexi scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Fantastic facilities and resources
  • Training opportunities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite gym
  • Funded Flu vaccinations
  • Funded eye tests
  • A great working environment!

Facilities Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Maintenance Assistant to join our Estates team. This is a varied and physically demanding role, working across our sites. Our Facilities Maintenance Assistants are responsible for carrying out a range of duties in order to keep our sites safe, secure and running efficiently. There are policies and procedures covering all the main activities, tasks and duties of the job, and the post holder will collaborate with the Facilities Manager and other designated staff in defining how the main tasks are under taken. The post holder will then be required to work independently to carry out tasks. For key tasks and responsibilities please see the attached job description.

Our facilities team work shifts on a rota basis, so you would work either the morning shift (typically 6am -2.30pm), day shift (typically 9am- 5pm), or evening shift (1.15pm- 9pm).

Salary: £15,027 rising to £15,495, pro rata of £22,241 rising to £22,934
Hours: 25 hours per week
Tenure:  Permanent
Annual Leave: pro rata of 30 days, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure period
Closing Date: Wednesday 31st July, 12 noon
Interview Date: Wednesday 7th August