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Facilities Co-Ordinator

Skipton BD23, UK
Craven College
Full Time
CCH Scale point 10 – 12 £23,641 to £25,032
2nd December 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
14th January 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1292008

Craven College is an aspirational College set in friendly and inclusive rural campuses in Skipton within the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, at The Aviation Academy based airside at Leeds Bradford Airport and at Evolve in the heart of Ripon. We are a Good College (Ofsted 2018) and offer full-time courses for 16-18 year olds, outstanding apprenticeships, courses for young people with special educational needs, part-time courses and degree level courses with a mission statement of ‘enriching lives through learning’. Tyro Training is our commercial training division which offers a wide range of training courses for both individuals and businesses in Skipton.

We continuously invest in our excellent, industry standard facilities with a new £1.6m purpose-built Animal Management Centre on our Aireville Campus to be followed in 2022 by the construction of new equestrian facilities including an international sized arena and outdoor warm up area.

Skipton has good transport links and is easily accessible from Burnley 19 miles, Bradford 18 miles, Keighley 10 miles and Harrogate 22 miles.

We are currently seeking to employ a committed and motivated Facilities Co-Ordinator. As part of the facilities team to provide a proactive, professional, comprehensive and solution focused Facilities service in support of the facilities manager within a busy multi-functional college environment. This will include supporting the facilities team in ensuring that the facility is safe, auditing the site and supporting in the scheduling of site work plus providing general support to the Facilities Manager to ensure compliance. Assist with carrying out weekly internal testing of systems, fire alarms, flushing logs etc. and maintain accurate and credible documentation.

Essential requirements:

  • A suitable Health & Safety Qualification (IOSH, NEBOSH) or be prepared to train for one.
  • Be efficient, organised and capable in order to prioritise tasks effectively
  • Be approachable and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Trustworthy, honest and reliable;
  • Living in the locality, or with access to vehicle to provide on call cover.
  • Experience of working within a facilities or building services environment.
  • Willing to work flexibly around the changing needs of the College;
  • Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision;
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with a "can do" approach;
  • A good level of Health and Safety/security awareness;
  • Knowledge and experience of completion of basic risk assessments;
  • Physically fit with the ability to lift and carry College equipment;
  • Current clean driving licence and access to an appropriately insured vehicle;
  • Ability to drive minibus including hire vehicles as required;

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly college in North Yorkshire with fantastic facilities, excellent CPD opportunities and a great working and learning environment.

A disclosure check with the Disclosure & Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.

We’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information including a full job description and to apply, please visit our website.

If you have not heard from us within 28 days of the closing date on this occasion you have not been shortlisted. However please feel free to apply for futures roles as appropriate


Safeguarding Statement:

Craven 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.