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Facilities & Estates Team Leader

Department:  Estates
Salary:  £28,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Grade:  SPOT
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Working Hours:  36 hours per week
Closing Date:  11:59pm on Sunday 20 June 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  RHACC058-21

We are looking to appoint an ambitious Facilities and Estates Team Leader to join our growing department.

This new role will deliver excellent customer service to our community of learners by coordinating the day-to-day caretaking duties including helpdesk, room set ups and maintenance.  This person will also support the Estates & Facilities Manager with statutory and planned maintenance for our two campuses.

You will have experience of supervising a small estates/facilities team and hold relevant health & safety qualifications.

You should be organised and adaptable, have great people skills, a problem solver and have a track record of delivering quality results through an engaged team.  

We welcome and encourage applicants from all ages and backgrounds, reflecting the diverse nature of our college and the vibrant community it serves. 


    IOSH – Managing Safely

    Relevant Fire Marshal Qualification

    First Aid at Wok

    Good understanding of Health and Safety, COSHH, risk assessment principles


    Maintaining planned maintenance schedules (PPM) 

    Managing helpdesk functions and allocating jobs

    Managing of in-house engineers/caretakers

    Experience of Soft & Hard FM services

    Ability to communicate with a diverse range of people including students, staff, contractors and other stakeholders.

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About the College

We welcome over 8000 learners to the college each year.  Our learners reflect our community, coming from all abilities, backgrounds, ages. Our curriculum is equally diverse - we offer over 2000 courses of excellent quality across multiple disciplines. 

We are dedicated to closing the achievement gaps between the most advantaged and disadvantaged adults in our community.  We are proud of our specialist courses which help adults get into university within a year; plus our women-only offering which helps women get back into learning and employment. 

Our college extends over two beautiful campuses in Richmond and Surbiton, with dedicated art and business schools, a 120-seat theatre, offices, classrooms, workshops, and kitchens.  As well as a newly created co-working space.  We are ambitious for the future of the college.  Plans are in place to design and build a new purpose-built teaching centre at our Surbiton campus by 2022.   

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salaries 
  • Excellent contributory pension schemes
  • A commitment to your ongoing learning and professional development.  Including:
    • Fully funded professional development if required for your role (subject to applications)
    • 1 free course per year from our wide-ranging curriculum
    • A further 50% discount on any further RHACC courses
  • Annual Leave which increases with service
  • All staff are able to request flexible working arrangements
  • Progressive family-friendly policies 
  • An onsite crèche where you can enjoy staff discounts
  • Desirable locations with very good connections into and out of London
  • Other benefits that we offer:
    • Discounted Private Healthcare 
    • Eye Care Vouchers
    • Cycle to Work Scheme

Please note, all posts at the College are subject to the Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service, with child barred list check. Should the post be involved in regulated activity with vulnerable adults an adult barred list check will also be requested. 

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.



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