What it's like to work here:This impressive mansion and home farm is the only National Trust property that manages all its visitor attractions and activities in-house. Visitor numbers have increased rapidly in recent years and Wimpole is regarded as one of our most successful properties in terms of growth and innovation. As expected for such a popular location, work at Wimpole is fast-paced, but as part of the team you’ll enjoy flexible working conditions.
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What you'll be doing:As the Facilities Assistant, you'll assist with the day to day cleanliness and presentation the National Trust’s buildings and outdoor spaces. You’ll turn your practical hand to all sorts of cleaning and minor maintenance ensuring all our facilities are kept in good working order. You'll also be asked to help with some manual work such as unloading deliveries.
Duties such as cleaning, sweeping and litter picking will form a core part of the role, both inside and outdoors. You’ll ensure the highest standards of customer service across the area by always implementing a ‘customer comes first’ attitude. General maintenance work and helping within other teams will also form part of your role.
Your working pattern will be Friday, Saturday, Sundays and Mondays, 8am to 4pm or 9am to 5pm depending on the winter/summer opening hours.
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Who we're looking forOur team believe that people deserve more than just ‘good service’, but an amazing experience that they’ll never forget, and we’re looking for like-minded people to join us.
To be fantastic in this role, you’ll need to:
- Have a pro-active, ‘can-do’ attitude
- Be enthusiastic, hardworking and have a willingness to get involved
- Have a great eye for detail, always being thorough in your approach
- Have good customer service skills
- Knowledge of cleaning methods, stock control and Health & Safety practices
- Experience of cleaning, both independently and as part of a team
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Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You’ll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).
Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.
Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.
All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year !