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Building Maintenance Assistant (3356)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the multi-award winning Facilities team at Manchester Met within the Commercial Services department (Accommodation, Catering and Conferences) on their journey to become the best Facilities department in the sector and support the University's ambitions of becoming the best modern University in the UK.


About the role:

The Maintenance Assistant will provide a professional service supporting various soft facilities functions including: Undertaking the day to day basic caretaking inspections, basic maintenance and portering tasks within the Residential Halls.

The post holder will work flexibly as part of the Residential Team assisting and undertaking various accommodation and health and safety related inspections required within a Halls of Residence, in compliance with the UUK code, MMU procedures and practices and Health & Safety Regulations.

The post holder will help deliver a high quality customer focussed service.


About the candidate:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Maintenance Assistant to work as part of the team delivering a customer focused maintenance service.

You will have a good operational knowledge of maintenance within Residential properties.

You will have a sound knowledge of relevant H&S activities associated with maintenance operations within Residential properties.


This role requires you to work on a rotating shift pattern as listed below:

Monday – Friday 08:00 – 15:30

Monday – Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Monday – Friday 10:30 – 18:00

There is also the requirement to work 1 or 2 Saturdays per month for which you will receive a day back in lieu.

This role attracts a Shift Allowance of £2,519.16


Working at MMU:

Manchester Met is a great place to work, and you will be part of a great team.  We are ambitious for our staff; ourselves and we recognise the key contribution our colleagues make by Staff being one of our four strategic priorities.

In addition to a great working environment, you will have access to the University facilities including sport, library and wide range of benefits including health and wellbeing support.

We offer a competitive salary alongside an industry beating pension scheme.  We also offer generous holiday packages, which include 25 days per year holiday, plus bank holidays.


Please apply with your CV and a cover letter explaining how you feel your experience would suit this role and what makes you the ideal candidate for this position.

For informal enquiries, please contact Assistant Residence Manager, Bobby Potter


Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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Manchester Birley Campus
53 Bonsall Street, Manchester, UK, M15 6GX
  • Location:
    Manchester Birley Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Professional Services
  • Salary:
    Grade 2 (£17,361 to £18,342
  • Closing Date:
    21 January 2022
  • Contract Type:
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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