Facilities Assistant - Essex Outdoors
Fixed Term, Full Time and Part Time
£9.50 per hour
Working Style: Operational field-based worker
Please note the pay rate for this position will increase to £10.40 per hour as of 1st April 2023 in line with the national minimum wage increase.
Essex Outdoors provides high quality outdoor learning opportunities, from activity days and Forest Schools through to residential experiences and adventurous expeditions. From archery and climbing through to power boating and sailing. Essex Outdoors delivers a full range of activities to excite and inspire.
Essex Outdoors are committed to delivering high-quality, high-value learning opportunities to the young people of Essex and the wider community.
The Facilities Assistant – Cleaner is responsible for ensuring that facilities and resources are suitable for use; and for ensuring a safe and clean environment for staff and customers.
Essex Outdoors is Essex County Council’s provider of residential outdoor activities. The centres provide high quality outdoor education to the young people of Essex and the wider community.
This is a part time role, flexibility on working hours is available for the right applicant.
- Responsible for organising and carrying out effective cleaning of the centre to ensure an efficient and effective service is provided for staff and customers
- Ensuring standards are met in accordance with cleaning specifications.
- Specific individual and shared targets and objectives are defined annually within the performance management framework.
Bradwell – Our coastal sailing and powerboat centre. A season here could see you out on the water, leading sessions on the beach or biking around the peninsular. Bradwell also offers a residential package for our instructors
Danbury – A large centre set on a 70-acre site of beautiful countryside and woodlands. Danbury runs a large range of both land-based and water-based activities.
Mersea – A large centre in a wonderful coastal setting with views across the Blackwater Estuary. Mersea offers a vast selection of both land and water-based activities. A residential package is available for instructors.
What you should do next
If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Essex Outdoors Website .
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If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email Laura.O’Connor@essex.gov.uk