East Sussex
£21,205.90 per annum plus excellent benefits
Contract, Full-time
Job description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Maintenance Assistant to join our Facilities and Maintenance team on a fixed term contract for up to 3 months. The role is based at our National Cat Centre on the outskirts of Ashdown Forest. You will join us working 35 hours per week and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £21,205.90 per annum plus excellent benefits

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2020, despite all of the challenges, we helped 126,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 345 cats a day!.

Responsibilities of our Maintenance Assistant:

As a Maintenance Assistant you will undertake general building, maintenance and facilities duties relating mainly to the National Cat Centre. This will include painting and decorating and fault finding; assisting in any sub-contractor work or maintenance that is undertaken within the buildings or site; monitoring the operation for the maintenance of the heating system and being proactive in external works (e.g. grass cutting, tree pruning, lake maintenance, pathway clearance, guttering, snow clearing).

What we’re looking for in our Maintenance Assistant:

  • strong maintenance experience
  • knowledge of carpentry, minor plumbing and an understanding of health and safety
  • the ability to work as a team member
  • a flexible and adaptable work ethic
  • a full clean UK driving licence

What we can offer you:

  • salary of up to £21,205.90 per annum plus excellent benefits
  • generous annual leave entitlement
  • contribution pension scheme
  • life assurance scheme
  • range of health benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • and more

Join us as our Maintenance Assistant and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!

Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Please note applications that are received after the closing date may not be responded to.

Closing date: 21 July 2021

Virtual interview date: 29 July 2021

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Refreshed on: 14 July 2021
Closing date: 04 August 2021
Job ref: PE16
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