Facilities Assistant – Essex Outdoors

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Up to £22361 per annum
England, Essex, Colchester
Job Type
Fixed Term

Do you love keeping things tidy and working with young people?

If you are looking for a rewarding and flexible job, you can join Essex Outdoors as a Facilities Assistant - Cleaner and help us maintain a safe and clean environment for our staff and customers. You will be part of a friendly and hardworking team, and you will have the opportunity to learn new skills and gain valuable experience in the facilities management industry.

To find out more about Essex Outdoors, please click here: Essex Outdoors

Why work for Essex Outdoors?

  • You will get paid to do what you enjoy: preparing and serving food, washing up, and cleaning the kitchen.
  • You will get flexible working hours and shifts to suit your availability and lifestyle.
  • You will get access to our in-house training programme and external courses.
  • You will get the chance to work at one of our centres in a beautiful, rural part of Essex, each with its own unique features and activities.

Our centre:

Mersea - A large centre in a wonderful coastal setting with views across the Blackwater Estuary. Mersea offers a vast selection of both land and water-based activities.

Due to the rural location of some of our centres, public transport can be limited. Our Mersea centre may be able to offer the opportunity to stay on site. Please indicate in your application if this is something you would require. Otherwise please ensure you are happy and able to travel to your desired centre's location on a daily basis.

How to apply?

If you would like to apply for this position you will need an up to date CV and a personal statement explaining your interest in the role the following information;

  • Availability - What is your earliest start date after the 1st April 2024?
  • Commitments - Please provide the dates of any commitments that mean you are not available to work between April - September 2024, for example booked holiday, university, exams etc.

PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION VIA THE ESSEX OUTDOORS WEBSITE Essex Outdoors Website and NOT THE RED APPLY BUTTON. If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to a selection day, where you will meet our staff and show us what you can do. If you are successful, you will complete our core and centre-based training programme and start your adventure with us.

Why Essex?

Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England's oldest city, Colchester, and two of its newest - Basildon and Harlow - are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. Read more about us here.

Essex County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We're committed to interview all disabled applicants who choose to apply under our Job Interview Scheme if they meet the minimum requirements of the job. Please speak to our Recruiters if you require any reasonable adjustments during the process.

We're also committed to interview all veterans and care leavers, who meet the minimum requirements of the role for which they are applying.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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