Site Services Maintenance Assistant (Shift)

£9.75 - £11.00 plus shift enhancements depending on experience
Role type:
Part Time, All Year Post
shift rotation average 30 hours per week / 52 weeks
Contract type:
All year post
Closing Date:
Job Details:


The role

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of the Site Services team you will be instrumental in providing support with on-going maintenance and small projects of works. You will carry out maintenance requests ensuring the upkeep of the fabric of the buildings and grounds are maintained to a high standard.

If successful, you will work independently and as part of a team. You will have experience in the building / maintenance industry, ideally with a craft /technical qualification. This role would suit someone who may have worked in a facilities team within an education setting, such as a school or college but other backgrounds will be considered.  We also need you to have a full driving licence as you may be required to drive our college vehicles.  

You will have a range of maintenance experience, be customer-focused and be confident working both as part of a team and independently.

The hours of work will be 6 am - 2.30 pm on rotating shifts with an average of 30 hours a week including alternate weekends for which you will be paid a shift enhancement.  

Our team prides itself on its excellent customer service and we welcome applications from anyone who thinks they could be a valuable addition.

About us

National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,100 staff based in England and Wales. Established more than 50 years ago, we’ve supported hundreds of young people with disabilities to achieve their potential.

Our Golden Hello

It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation. 


Staff benefits

Fantastic career development opportunities and comprehensive induction programme - theory and practical

Award-winning training

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs such as badminton, arts & crafts and Zumba

Health Shield medical cover

Life insurance cover

Employee helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Opportunity to purchase a TOTUM discount card

Employee discounts at attractions, high street retailers, supermarkets, utilities and motoring, plus much more


How to apply 

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money.  Alternatively please send your cv to or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 ext 3203 for further information or an application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system please let us know.  

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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