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Facilities Assistant

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£13,291 starting rising to £14063

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Part time

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    Conditions of Service.pdf

    Job Description and Person Specification – Facilities Assistant.doc

    Job description



    Hours: 22.5 per week – Monday to Friday

    (am/pm weekly rotation with hours ranging from 8:00 -18:00)

    £13,291 per annum rising to £14,105 per annum

    This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to assist a small team in providing a comprehensive support service, which includes general site maintenance, operational equipment maintenance/testing and security for the fire and rescue service headquarters and as a courier/stores delivery service to all service locations.

    In this role, you will transport administrative documentation and operational equipment to various locations within the County, in addition this will include collection and delivery of Ambulances. You will undertake a variety of tasks and work as part of a team. You will be interacting and building good working relationship with several other departments within the service. You will also be required to assist in setting up rooms for meetings; provide support and cover to Stores department as and when required.

    You will have some previous experience in work of a similar nature and proven ability to work effectively as part of a team and make a significant contribution to the attainment of joint goals. You will have good standard of numeracy, written and oral communication. You will also have a full driving licence with no pending issues.


    Employees joining Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service who are moving from, another government body, or local authority may be entitled to retain their previous service for the purpose of continuity of some contractual entitlements including holiday allowance. For further information, please contact the recruitment team via email recruitment@bedsfire.gov.uk

    We offer a competitive salary alongside a wealth of other fantastic benefits listed below:

    Access to a secure career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme, which includes a generous employer contribution as well as life cover and survivors pension

    Holiday allowance of 24 days* (plus public holidays) on joining; increasing to 29 days* after 5 years’ service and 31 days after 10 years’ service (pro rota if part time or irregular working pattern)

    Subsidised catering facilities providing hot and cold meals

    Free access to onsite gym facilities after induction, including access during lunch breaks

    Employee-friendly policies including flexible working, enhanced maternity leave, parental leave, special leave and career break

    Free onsite parking

    Training and Development and much more!

    Closing date: 9th January 2023

    We are an equal opportunities employer that welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

    Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People and all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

    Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service


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