Estate Support Worker - Tatton Park (E1392)

Estate Support Worker - Tatton Park

The principle responsibilities and requirements of the Estate Support Worker are : 

Coordinate, monitor and carry out remedial works to premises, facilities and the Park infrastructure, as well as inspect, maintain and repair general infrastructure such as Park features, buildings and play areas in order to ensure high standards in accordance with Health and Safety legislation.

There will be necessary work on routine cyclical maintenance across the Park and its facilities including re-instatement work to ensure high standards of maintenance and practice as well as co-ordinating, monitoring or supervising in-house or CEC Asset Management initiated work contracts as required to ensure their efficient and effective delivery and report up to date progress to the Line Manager.

Assist, coordinate and advise in liaison with other departments work projects ensuring that repairs and improvements across the Park are carried out to a required standard and presentation.

Operate and utilise pool vehicles, machinery and tools, including maintaining equipment, machinery and materials in accordance with health and safety policy and relevant legislation and maintain cyclical and up to date maintenance records in linking to the five year quinquennial programme in order to submit progress reports ensuring maximum communication of all work carried out across the Park are noted.

Be able to review and maintain risk assessments along with associated guidelines, handbooks and logs as well as on occasions planning, implementing and undertaking small value project works related to the maintenance or improvements of the Park’s operation and its’ facilities and attractions.

Supervise, support and monitor allocated staff including apprentices  work placements and seasonal staff in undertaking tasks or when using machinery to ensure safe and effective operations within Health and Safety procedures

Organisation
Cheshire East Council
Location
Knutsford
Job Category
Place
Grade
CEC NJC - Grade 6
Salary Min
22,183 per annum
Salary Max
24,491 per annum
Hours per week
37
Weeks per year
52.143
Employment Type
Permanent
Closing Date
27/05/2022
Ref No
E1392

Cheshire East is an amazing place to live and work. As one of the largest employers in the borough, we are able to offer you a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities.

At Cheshire East Council we are working for a brighter future – together and our commitment to you is that our workplace culture will provide a shared purpose, a well-led organisation with valued people succeeding together as one team and one council to deliver the best service for our customers and communities. 

If you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our local communities so that we can all work for a brighter future - together.

Brighter Future

Tatton Park requires an Estate Support Worker to be part of a critical team looking after the 2000 acre historic Tatton Park estate. This person will assist in all aspects of maintenance and related visitor projects in order to deliver consistent and effective first class support provision across the site to front line departments. Reporting to the Business Support Manager, this critical role involves working 37 hours per week. 

Tatton Park is managed by Cheshire East Council on behalf of the National Trust, and receives 800,000 visitors annually. It has 4 major attractions of the Mansion, Gardens, Farm and the parkland itself. Tatton hosts many outdoor events including the RHS Flower Show, Car Shows and Concerts. The estate incorporates a diverse and unique range of, in many cases, listed buildings across the site which require regular maintenance on both a reactive and proactive basis and this role is critical in maintaining the operation throughout the year and ensuring continuous availability to our visitors. 

Applicants will have experience in a broad range of maintenance  and practical skills and the ability to work at times to tight deadlines and with various other staff on site to complete the given project or task. 

Please make sure you have read the job description for the essential and desirable requirements before applying. Successful candidates will be shortlisted to attend an interview in early March 2022.  As part of the role, the successful candidate  will be entitled to 25 days annual leave bank Holidays and an additional 5 days holiday after 5 years service. Access to the Local Authority career average earning pension scheme. 

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Ian Barlow via email Ian.Barlow@cheshireeast.gov.uk.

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