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Specialist Premises Officer

Working hours:37 hours per week
Salary:£22,045 per annum
Opening date:Tuesday 15 September 2020
Closing date:8:00am on Tuesday 29 September 2020

Specialist Premises Officer (Electrical)          

Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE.

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College.  We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in relation to their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life.  The College operates across two closely located campuses, the larger campus next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.

The Estates team comprises 10 full time and 19 part time staff, together with outsourced contractors in some areas.  The team is responsible for maintaining a high quality, safe, clean, secure and well-maintained environment, including all buildings maintenance, cleaning, communications, grounds maintenance, health and safety, lettings and security matters.

The College is seeking to recruit a Specialist Premises Officer, to work closely with the Estates Manager and Team to provide outstanding facilities for students, staff and visitors in this busy and successful Sixth Form College.  The successful applicant, in conjunction with other colleagues in the estates team, will be responsible for the day to day work in managing and maintaining the College’s Estate, ensuring full coverage of the shift rota at all times.

The successful applicant will work on a day to day basis across both the University Road and the Regent Road campuses.  The postholder will be required to become familiar with all estates matters on both campuses and assist in fire, lockdown and other emergency arrangements.  As well as carrying out general maintenance across both College sites, the successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with regular compliance checks as specified in the College’s policy and procedures.

This postholder will have a number of specialist electrical responsibilities, including undertaking small works projects within the specialist electrical area, assisting in day to day electrical maintenance work and liaising with the College’s electrical contractors.

Shift work and occasional weekend working will be required and the postholder will be subject to call outs.

This is a permanent, full-time position working 37 hours per week, commencing asap.  The salary will be on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 11-14 which ranges from £22,045 to £24,147 per annum. A defined benefit pension scheme is also offered as part of the remuneration package for this appointment.


If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.

Please do not submit a separate CV.   Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.

Completed applications must be returned by 8.00am on Tuesday 29 September 2020.  Interviews for successful candidates will be held w/c 5 October 2020 and due to the current restrictions due to Covid-19, these interviews may be virtual.  Full details will be emailed out to candidates.

Please return all completed applications via e-mail only to

Previous applicants need not apply

Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application.

 If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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