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Facilities Assistant (Handyman)
Islington, London, UK
Islington, London
United Kingdom
Up to £21,284 per annum
Part time
26 Feb 2019
31 Jan 2019
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GLL is looking for a Facilities Assistant based in Islington to ensure the maintenance and safety of nine facilities and their contents, ranging from state of the art gyms and swimming pools to floodlit tennis courts and sports halls. Working across Sobell Leisure Centre, Highbury Pool & Gym, Archway Leisure Centre, Cally Pool & Gym, Finsbury Leisure Centre, Ironmonger Row Baths, Holloway School, Islington Tennis Centre & Gym and Market Road artificial turf pitches, this role sits in the facilities management team working with the Area Facilities Manager and the Islington Facilities Manager.

As a Facilities Assistant (Handyman), you’ll be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own, and have a good a good eye for detail to repair issues. With an understanding of health and safety regulations, you’ll ensure the safety and convenience of staff and customers by implementing repairs when necessary, with minimal disruption.

You’ll need to have previous maintenance or construction industry experience, including technical qualifications such as building; plumbing, carpentry and / or decorating etc would be desirable. Good communication skills and written literacy are a must in this role.

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you’d expect from the UK’s largest leisure provider:
- Pension schemes
- Ride to work scheme
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we’re run plus associated social events
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best

If you feel you have the experience, skills and knowledge to keep our facilities running safely 24/7 and 365 days a year, then apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
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