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Lettings and Premises Assistant
  • Employer: The Howard Academy Trust
  • Reference: HS/22/211348
  • Published: Wed 14/09/2022, 12:04 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 15 hours per week, All year round.
  • Salary: NJC GRADE E2 POINTS 1 - 3 £18,333 - £18,887 (£9.50 - £9.79 Per hour)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Howard School, Waterfront UTC, Kent

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Lettings and Premises Assistant

The Howard Academy Trust are looking to appoint a highly effective, proactive, part-time Lettings and Premises Assistant to join the Lettings team with immediate effect to help with venue hire for out-of-hours sports clubs and events that take place on our school sites. The ideal candidate will ensure the Trust Estates, comprising of the grounds, buildings and facilities, are clean & tidy and well maintained to a high standard at all times.

The hours for this post are for a minimum of 15 hours per week, working, all year round. The successful candidate will be able to work flexibly to ensure that the needs of the site and the lettings are met. Hours will be set on a month-by-month rota basis, between 5pm and 10.15pm, and may exceed 15 hours per week, at which point overtime will be paid at your standard rate.

The ideal candidate will be honest and trustworthy with the confidence to communicate with those using our facilities, meeting and greeting potential hirers upon arrival.  The role will include cleaning and litter picking, room set-up, hospitality and setting out exam desks and chairs at relevant times of the year.  This is a manual role and will include a heavy workload at times.

Primarily based at The Howard School, as a Multi-Academy Trust, the ideal candidate may be asked to travel between each of our school sites around Rainham and Medway to suit the needs of the business.   A clean, valid drivers’ licence and access to a vehicle is advantageous.

We care about our staff's personal and professional wellbeing and are pleased to offer: 

  • CareFirst - Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Flu Jabs
  • Free Health Checks 
  • Minimum 23 days annual leave to increase after 5 years’ service
  • Access EarlyPay
  • Mindfulness Taster Sessions
  • Skills Network of 30 Free Level 2 8 – 12 week courses
  • Discounted gym membership at Avenue Tennis, Gillingham
  • Wellbeing afternoons
  • Subsidised Private Healthcare
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be taken up for those candidates short-listed for interview. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

For further information about this role, please contact Jane Coumbe, Lettings Manager at 01634 265776, or for information about the application process or any queries, please contact Becca Boswell, HR Officer on 01634 265771 or email (hr@thatrust.org.uk).

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.  We are committed to providing a mutually supportive working environment where every individual is respected, valued and included.  Applications for flexible working are also welcomed.

Please find the link to our safeguarding policy here: https://www.thatrust.org.uk/safeguarding

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.  We are committed to providing a mutually supportive working environment where every individual is respected, valued and included.  Applications for flexible working are also welcomed.