Job Title: Senior Facilities Assistant
Job reference: 002206
Service Area / Directorate: Community Services
Salary and Grade: G4: £23,800 to £24,525 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
Contract: Permanent - 5 in 7 contract, weekends and evenings as standard
Hours per week: 37 on a shift basis. The Town Hall can be open from 06:00 to 03:00 dependent on bookings
Location: Oxford - Town Hall
We are looking for a new member to join this team in this newly created post, to support the team of Town hall Keepers in the day to day operation of our magnificent Grade II* Victorian Oxford Town Hall in the centre of Oxford.
Our team of Facilities Assistants provide cleaning and caretaking services in our facilities throughout Oxford and also support the thriving events business at the Oxford Town Hall, through the set up and clear down of rooms and equipment.
If you have experience of cleaning, caretaking or portering; with a keen eye for detail, have a flexible approach to your work and provide excellent customer service, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.
Our ambitious leadership team and dedicated staff are working hard building a world class city for everyone. Oxford City Council has accelerated plans to build more affordable and council housing in the city. We provide services to help reduce inequality and improve the health and wellbeing of Oxford’s residents and are taking a lead on reducing emissions and increasing biodiversity to become a net carbon neutral city of the future.
We are a supportive and collaborative bunch of people working towards shared goals, where new ideas and initiatives are valued. We strive to deliver service excellence, take accountability for our actions and communicate with honestly and respect. There has never been a more exciting time to join us! Help us to build successful places in which to live and work and build a fairer, greener city in which everyone can thrive.
Many of our roles offer flexible or hybrid working.
We offer generous holiday 28 days a year with an additional 4 days after 5 years’ service
We are committed to supporting career development opportunities and learning and development
An above average pension offering
Plus other great benefits
How to apply
More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.
Applications should be made via our online application system with your CV
For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk
If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.
Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. If you are making an application using a CV please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.
Interviews will be held in person at the Town Hall in Oxford
Closing Date: 15 February 2023
Late applications will not be processed
Interview Date(s): 27 February 2023 and 28 February 2023
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Paul Griffiths or Matt Mortiboy (Operations Manager) on 01865 529827 or email email@example.com or PsGriffiths@oxford.gov.uk
We are an equal opportunity employer:
We are striving to become a more inclusive employer and to represent the communities that we support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and employee can flourish and succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from ethnic and minority communities. All applicants will be given fair consideration for work and will not receive less favorable treatment on the grounds of any protected characteristic
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we are accepting CVs with our online application form.