Bath, Somerset
£21,220 to £25,298 per annum
21 Jun 2018
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Tradesperson (Multi-skilled)

School/Department:  Estates & Services

Location: Newton Park

  Line Manager: Maintenance Supervisor

Rate of Pay:  £21,220 to £25,298 per annum

Contract:  Permanent

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Ref: 08/18/TPMS

Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 15th July 2018

Interview Date  26th July 2018

About us

Bath Spa University’s vision is to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through inspirational teaching and research, we transform students’ lives. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University will ensure that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens.

We offer you the best of everything.  We’re a modern, forward-thinking university based in a city steeped in heritage.  We offer a tranquil working environment that’s full of people with energy.  And we combine a focus on transforming the lives of our students with a commitment to developing the careers of our staff.

More than just a job – working for Bath Spa University is a chance to explore, discover, learn and grow.

Bath Spa University is a popular university and both students and staff value our attractive campuses, which include a beautiful parkland estate and historic buildings set in inspirational scenery

Bath Spa University’s Estate is spread across several picturesque campuses and locations and it features a wide range of properties including a number of listed buildings.

The function of the Estates and Services Department is to provide a professional and cost effective estates management service to enable the University's function and activities to proceed in a safe and efficient manner and to create a progressive environment which enhances sustainable learning activity for all students and staff.

The Department has the responsibility for managing the Estates Strategy, property maintenance, property management, facilities management and health, safety and environmental management.

The post holder may be based at any premises the University occupies and may be required to work at any University site or any other reasonable location where the University is undertaking its business.

The post holder will be required to have some flexibility around the core working hours that are generally 8.00 to 17.00 (16.30 on Friday).  The University does reserve the right to request alternative hours to be worked on an ad-hoc basis to meet the operational needs of the organisation.

The Role

Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be able to work efficiently and competently. The purpose of this post is to maintain University building assets and to respond to planned and reactive maintenance work requests. Typically this will include scheduled work requests that require skilled small scale building and fabric repairs or modifications.

The Requirements

It is essential that you have qualifications in a building maintenance trade or discipline, preferably gained through a recognized trade apprenticeship; Preference will be given to candidates from commercial/ school/University background, with significant recent experience in separate aspects of building maintenance such as carpentry, plumbing, gas/electric heating systems etc.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Craig Smith, on 01225 876239 or


How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit   Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa.  For further information, please visit the following link:

As a Bath Spa Graduate, you can access Bath Spa Careers for up to three years after graduation. Services include support with job applications and interview techniques. For further information, go to CareerHub, email or phone 01225 875525.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community