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Facilities Technician - Lake District
Facilities Technician needed for The Scouts' Northern Adventure sites
We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivating, logical thinker to join our team and support our Great Tower Scout Adventure site to ensure the buildings and site are in tip top condition, safe and ready for use by our guests.
The successful candidate will be the go-to person on centre for all the minor maintenance issues that come up, so a hand’s on and practical skilled person is what we are looking for.
Safety is always at the forefront of what we do alongside our aim to deliver great customer service to ensure Scout Adventures have safe, well maintained and compliant buildings for their guests.
Health and Safety
There is a varied array of checks such as; Emergency light testingFire alarm testingFire extinguishers checksDisabled alarm testingCarbon monoxide alarm testingLegionella system of control (flushing, temperature checks, descaling, TMV servicing)Defib and first aid kit checksVehicle / Plant checks
Working at the Scouts
Holiday Entitlement : On top of your generous 25 days holiday we give you up to three extra days off between Christmas and New Year.
And that’s not all, holiday goes up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service.
Looking after your health and wellbeing
Simply Health scheme : Optical, dental and many more appointments covered, as well as great gym and family days out discounts.
Sickness absence : Once you’re three months in, we have generous sickness pay, above the statutory.
Looking after your future
Generous Pension Scheme : We look after your future. You will be automatically enrolled into The Scout Association’s Group Personal Pension Plan, contributing 3% of your qualifying earnings.
The Scouts will contribute double at 6% of your qualifying earnings on auto enrolment. You can increase your contribution at any point and we will double your contribution up to a maximum of 10% of your gross salary.
Looking after your family : Your loved ones will receive four times the basic salary if you pass away while employed by us.
Getting to and from work
Car parking : Yes, our parking is free at all sites.
Minibus Service : When working at Gilwell Park, a minibus can collect you at various times from Chingford Station and drop you back at various times.
We are proud to be a family friendly employer
Personal Days : Up to four personal days paid leave a year.
Maternity / Paternity Leave : We pay maternity leave above the statutory minimum requirement.
Start and ﬁnish time : Employees can apply for some ﬂexibility on their start and ﬁnish times of work.
Making your money go that little bit further
Scout Store purchases : You can buy Scout Store merchandise with a discount of 25% on certain items.
Online beneﬁts portal : Our online beneﬁts portal allows you to tailor make your own beneﬁts package.
Developing yourself and others
Study and volunteer leave : Special leave includes paid leave for volunteering and study leave.