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University of Chichester

Salary up to: £21,414 per annum plus allowance of £664 per annum. PackageLocal Government Pension Scheme Job category/typeProfessional Services Professional Services

Full Time

We are looking for a versatile post holder with recent caretaking experience to join our Estate Management team. You could be based at either site or required to work at any other University building across Chichester or Bognor Regis. This position requires working as part of a shift pattern rota including weekends, early and late working.

You must be flexible, proactive, well organised and motivated with a customer focused, helpful and flexible approach to work. It is important you can work as part of a team working on a rota basis with some flexibility required to cover for operational requirements including staff sickness or increased peaks of activity.

This active and "hands on" role is responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of a range of Estate Management activities including locking and unlocking buildings, room set ups and basic maintenance in halls of residence and on site working with a variety of University teams, including Cleaning Services and Conference and Accommodation. Ideally, applicants will have the ability to undertake basic maintenance tasks, such as replacing locks, door handles and minor woodwork repairs.

You will provide an efficient and effective service, to ensure that the buildings and campus at both the Bishop Otter and Bognor Regis sites are an appropriate, safe and secure environment for students, staff and all visitors.

This role will involve working outside in all weathers across a large site, daily lifting and moving a range of equipment, checking buildings and working closely with our external security provider.

Enquiries are welcomed by Steve Booth, Campus Services Manager, via email on

This position will require a Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS) which will be undertaken by the University on appointment.

The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level.

Interview Date: Tuesday 22 October 2019

The University offers you a 37-hour working week; access to a range of training and development opportunities; discounted Gym membership; Local Government Pension Scheme; 25 days'' holiday (rising to 27 days'' in your fifth year of service), Bank Holidays and University closure periods (e.g. between Christmas and the New Year).