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Estates Services Team Leader






37 hours per week

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Facilities Manager


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, Hylton Campus


Sunderland College is seeking to appoint an Estates Team Leader to join a small team in the estates and facilities department operating across all College campuses.

Responsibilities will include the day to day supervision of estates staff, planning resource rotas, allocation of tasks, grounds maintenance, waste management, minor repairs, security, cleaning services and assisting with large deliveries and office moves. The position will have responsibility for opening and closing buildings and dealing with any emergencies where basic maintenance skills would be required.

Applicants will be: capable of developing an estates team in line with the business direction; flexible in their approach to the working week as weekend working maybe required; familiar with the legislation required to operate an estates team; understand the basic principles behind HVAC and BMS systems; possess competent IT skills and be independently mobile throughout the Northeast region.

The successful applicant will be offered the opportunity to join one of the top performing colleges within the North East with a fantastic benefits package including a 37 hour week, access to the Local Government Pension scheme and 35 days leave per year.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of the post the successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies  alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 5pm, Thursday 30 July 2015

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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