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📝 Vacancy: Facilities Assistant

13 May 2024

Club News

📝 Vacancy: Facilities Assistant

13 May 2024

We have an exciting opportunity to join our unique and special Club on a full-time basis as a Facilities Assistant.

As a Club we are committed to achieving excellence on and off the field whilst maintaining our long-term financial sustainability and putting our supporters and community engagement at the forefront of everything we do.

Our goals include focusing on growth, creating a high-performance environment and ensuring operational excellence across the Club. All employees have clear objectives and we ensure we have adequate resource in place to achieve our goals and are committed to investing in developing our people and taking care of each other.

As Facilities Assistant the successful candidate will become an integral part of the team, reporting into our Facilities Manager supporting with non-matchday waste management duties, cleaning and maintenance checks of the facilities at St James Park and The Cliff Hill Training Ground.

Compliance is a critical element of this role ensuring appropriate processes are in place and adhered to and supporting the Facilities Manager in training and developing our staff on our standard operating processes including recycling and reducing the impact of waste on both the business and the planet. Everyone visiting both sites should go away having had a positive experience and a warm welcome within a clean safe environment where we are respectful and proud of our surroundings, facilities and what we can achieve.

We are looking for candidates with previous practical experience in maintenance, cleaning or handy work and ideally candidates will have some knowledge or experience of fire safety, COSH and legionella checks.

A strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, an innovative problem solver and a positive dynamic and adaptable approach are all essential attributes we are looking for in this role.

Candidates must have a good level of physical fitness in line with the manual demands of the role.

This is a full-time permanent position working 40 hours per week between our 2 sites on a daily basis St James Park and The Cliff Hill Training Ground. Hours will primarily be Monday to Friday and work pattern to be agreed, however we can offer some flexibility.

Prior to commencing work a right to work document(s) must be presented and references and a DBS Check will need to be undertaken.

Job Description/Person Specification

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How to Apply

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​Only completed applications that are submitted via People HR will be accepted.  Any applications after the closing date will not be accepted.

  • The closing date is: 5pm, Tuesday 21st May, 2024
  • Interview date: Week commencing 27th May, 2024

If you have any questions regarding the application process please email

All candidates will require a DBS Check and must be able to prove their eligibility to work within the UK.

ECFC is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and employees to share this commitment.

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