The National Trust

Facilities Assistant

5 days left

NG32 2LS, Grantham
£7.20 ph
13 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Job Type
Part Time

Amazing places need a helping hand now and then. Welcoming a large number of visitors each year, the visitor areas need care and attention. We’d like you to come and make sure we keep this special place clean, tidy and well-kept.

What it's like to work here

This quintessential English country house is a busy and vibrant place to be. Last year Belton House welcomed 390,000 visitors through its doors and numbers are growing fast. The 45-member team is currently half way through an ambitious 10-year plan which will transform the house’s visitor experience and open new family-friendly attractions. Belton House has opportunities across all areas so, if you are enthusiastic and committed to making this popular property the best it can be, the team would love to hear from you.

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.

Who we're looking for

Our 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

    It’d also be helpful if you have the following knowledge/experience;

  • Knowledge of cleaning methods, stock control and Health & Safety practices
  • Experience of cleaning, both independently and as part of a team

    The package

    Looking after you

  • Health cash plan – from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership

    Looking after your career

  • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
  • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
  • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
  • Income protection due to illness

    Unique to Us

  • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
  • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • 20% off in our retail and catering outlets
  • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking