• Location: Swansea, SA2 9EB
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Language: English

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Estates Officer

Gower College Swansea
About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

Reporting to the Estates Manager you will be working as part of a resilient and robust Estates team assisting on variety of elements that contribute to the day to day operations of the department. The role will involve developing, managing and monitoring the Colleges procedures for statutory asset compliance inspections, equipment servicing and initiating corrective, reactive and planned works orders on a range of asset groups.
  • Full Time (37 hours per week)
  • Permanent
  • £31,948 - £34,077 per annum
  • Tycoch Campus
Key Responsibilities:
  • Produce reports on a weekly basis in respect of performance management and audits relating to statutory inspection and periodic testing.
  • Work with departmental technicians to identify and monitor any requirements relating to statutory inspection and periodic testing throughout all sites.
  • Continually strive to improve statutory compliance systems and provide effective compliance management support and guidance to College departments.
  • With the Estates Manager plan, schedule, co-ordinate and record statutory inspection and testing regimes across all college buildings to ensure they are fit for purpose.
About you:
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or willingness to achieve this within 6 months
  • Level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent Maths and English qualification
  • Working knowledge of a range of statutory compliance issues and testing requirements as identified in the Job Description
Benefits for you:
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
  • A Local Government Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 21% (2023)
  • 2 staff well-being days
  • Cycle to work scheme
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We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume of applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).