Maintenance Assistant

We are seeking a highly motivated maintenance assistant to work within our busy maintenance department.

Working in a friendly team you will be responsible for repairs, maintenance and upkeep of the buildings, estate and general fixtures and facilities.

Candidates must have a full driving licence and hold one or more specialist qualifications, e.g.

  • electrical work
  • plumbing
  • general building
  • grounds work 

Candidates should be enthusiastic and able to deal with visitors in a polite and friendly manner, be prepared to work indoors and outdoors in all weathers and have a flexible approach to working hours, as some weekend work is required.

What we can offer you:

Salary: £18k-£19.5k DOE pro rata per annum.

Hours: 37.5 per week

Employee Benefits:

  • Holidays – 27 days per annum (pro rata) plus bank holidays
  • Pension & Life Insurance
  • Free staff car parking
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • On the job training and continuing professional development 

Every staff member is entitled to 1 days paid development per calendar year in addition to the 2 days charity wide staff training days as well as volunteering leave one full day or two half days per calendar year.

Please download the Job Description for full details of the role and person specification.  

Closing date: 9:30am, 11th November 2019

Interview date: 14th/15th November 2019

For more information, please contact us on 01425 672347 or email your CV to 


About Us

Avon Tyrrell is part of the charity UK Youth and is a leading outdoor learning venue dedicated to the continuous development of young people.   

Our unique heritage and beautiful site features a range of accommodation options and through an extensive range of inclusive outdoor activities we provide the opportunity for everyone to ‘Experience, Learn and Develop’.

We are open 7 days a week and are fully operational 50 weeks of the year.

UK Youth is an equal opportunities employer. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment. 

As part of the recruitment process UK Youth will be gathering and uses certain information about you. For further information regarding this please review our Data protection privacy notice (recruitment) which explains what data of yours we process and how we use it.

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