Maintenance Worker

Ormskirk, UK
21 Jul 2019
03 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Maintenance Worker at a Witherslack Group school, you'll make sure the grounds and buildings are in first-class condition. Every day, you'll be undertaking repairs, from fixing windows and touching up or renewing paint work, to helping keep our school vehicles on the road and using your green fingers to attend to grounds and gardens. It's a varied role and offers the chance to work with a friendly team and to take pride in creating truly attractive surroundings where our young people will thrive.

Your previous Maintenance experience, or strong background in DIY, will mean you're a fantastic all-rounder, who loves rolling up their sleeves and getting stuck in. A relevant qualification (e.g. Joinery, Plumbing, and Electrical) and knowledge of health and safety do's and don'ts would be an advantage, but are not essential. What's more important to us is your attitude, expertise and your naturally helpful approach. You'll also be a great teamworker who can support and guide other employees when they're looking for your help.

For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That's what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. Through our aspirational homes, schools and ethos, we've achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we're enhancing life opportunities.

Join us in making headlines and setting standards at Pontville School in Ormskirk. We provide an outstanding environment in which young people with complex educational needs, communication difficulties or challenging behaviour can reach their full potential. Catering for children and young people, between the ages of 5-19 years old, offering a specialist 38 week residential provision.


We know you're going to do great things. We offer a salary and benefits package that's among the best in our sector. You'll enjoy a competitive salary, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), comprehensive induction and ongoing training, 35 days holiday (including bank holidays), Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance and Cycle to Work Scheme. Witherslack conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.

For an informal discussion about the role please call Genevieve Watt - Senior Administrator on (phone number removed).

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: Thursday 11th July 2019

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 15th July 2019

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