Maintenance and Security Operative (PM)
  • Employer: Easthampstead Park Community School
  • Reference: Sec/21/171563
  • Published: Fri 05/11/2021, 12:44 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 39 hours hours per week, Monday to Friday, *2.00pm to 10.30pm (9.30pm on Friday)
  • Salary: BG K2 £20,300 per annum (hourly rate £9.75), inclusive of London Weighting 24 days annual leave (4 to be taken during Xmas closure period), plus bank holidays
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Easthampstead Park Community School, Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire

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Maintenance and Security Operative (PM)

Fixed-term contract to 31 March 2022 or upon cessation of absence cover (whichever is later)

24 days annual leave (4 to be taken during Xmas closure period), plus bank holidays

Your *core hours of work are the PM shift, 39 hours per week, made up of 37 hours plus 2 hours contracted overtime.  In addition, under the Site Controllers Scheme, up to a further 30 hours per calendar month can be required to be worked and this is already included within the salary.  Flexibility of working hours is required. 

To commence as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and effective Maintenance and Security Operative to support the Site Manager and work as part of the Site Team to provide an efficient and competent support service to the School.  The current position is for an absence cover and therefore is on a fixed-term basis.

You will actively ensure that the school premises and site are safe, clean and secure at all times and will be a key contact for our daily lettings.  In addition to flexibility, you should have the skills and a proven record in building maintenance or the desire to learn.  Good Health and Safety knowledge would be an advantage.

Easthampstead Park Community School is a co-educational, community comprehensive serving Bracknell South.  As a school we strive to give our students every opportunity to be happy, healthy and successful.  We aim to deliver the best quality teaching and learning in a school where staff and students have respect and pride in themselves, their school and their community.

We work with our students to develop their aspirations and talents to achieve their full potential in a safe, caring and supportive environment.  Staff enjoy working with a student body that fully reflects our community.  Easthampstead Park Community School values diversity and promotes equality.  You will join a professional, friendly and cohesive team. 

If you feel you have the necessary skills, mind-set and determination to join us on our journey towards ‘outstanding,’ we would very much like to hear from you.  Visits to the school prior to application are warmly welcomed.

Applications will be considered upon receipt so you are encouraged to apply promptly if you wish to be considered.

Please complete an online application form via the Bracknell Forest Council link from the school website 

If you have any questions or require further information, please email

Closing date:  Upon successful appointment

How to Apply

Easthampstead Park Community School, Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8FS Tel: 01344 304567

Please apply online. For enquiries please telephone our Personnel Officer on 01344 390826 or email for an application pack. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.


Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate. The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest.

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk. Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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