Kirklees College

Facilities Support Officers

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£19,870 or £20,514 per annum
15 Aug 2022
31 Aug 2022
Job Level
Facilities Support
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

This post is a cross college role and flexibility to travel to all centres is required.

Facilities Support Officers (multiple)

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

We are looking for Facilities Support Officers to join our friendly and professional Facilities team at Kirklees College. These roles are similar to a Caretaker role. Post holders will be expected to work across all college campuses.  A clean driving licence is required for occasions when driving any of the college vehicles.

As part of the Facilities team, you will be required to carry out reactive (repair) and planned minor maintenance works, and will be responsible for ensuring that site management, safety and security is maintained at all times. Please see the job descriptions and person specifications attached for further details.

Shift work and some evening/weekend working is required.  Shifts are currently as follows:

Day              Shift             Times (approximately)

Monday         Early             6:00am-2:00pm

Monday         Late              10:00am-6:00pm

Tuesday        Early             6:00am-2:00pm

Tuesday        Late              1:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesday   Early             6:00am-2:00pm

Wednesday   Late              1:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday      Early             6:00am-2:00pm

Thursday      Late              1:00pm-9:00pm

Friday           Early             6:00am-1:30pm

Friday           Late              10:30am-6:00pm

With a flexible “can do” approach to your work you will have good communication and interpersonal skills, be an excellent team player, as well as have the ability to work under pressure using your own initiative when responding to the changing work demands.

You will be able to demonstrate a good level of Health & Safety awareness and the ability to apply safe working practices.  Ideally you will have a First Aid at Work certificate or be willing to undertake the qualification.

Experience of basic maintenance and general repair work along with manual handling techniques is essential. A minimum of a level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Mathematics at grade A* - C) is essential.

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and satisfactory references. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good, operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on-site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.

If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. Please ensure that you check your 'Spam' or 'Junk' mailboxes, as sometimes emails can be diverted to these folders.

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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