Technical Assistant

Basingstoke | Other

Job Title: Technical Assistant

Location: Aquadrome and Tadley

Job Type: Permanent

Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, with the ability to be flexible to meet the demands of the service including night time, weekend and bank holiday working when required.

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE + O/T for call outs + excellent benefits



Serco manage the recruitment process on behalf of Basingstoke & Deane Leisure Community Trust and manage their employees in the delivery of leisure services. The Trust will be your ultimate employer.


Here at Basingstoke & Deane Leisure Trust and our partner Serco Leisure Operating Ltd our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for a Technical Assistant to join us.


You will work across our 2 sites on our Basingstoke contract which are Aquadrome and Tadley.


In this role you will be required to consistently provide on a pre-planned, ad-hoc and reactive basis, a professional and effective minor works refurbishment, maintenance, and repair function in making sure our Leisure centres remain a beautiful, safe, and clean place for our staff and customers to work within and use the facilities.


You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities and free gym & swim membership and soon to be discounts in our on site café.


About You


To be considered for this role, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate by formal means (be they by "evidenced" reference or training records) that you possess a minimum of 'services trade' based experience, working in a similar 'semi-skilled' or 'fully-skilled' position as a craft based operative in the building and/or services sector.


Pool plant experience is desirable.


Preference will be given to candidates with direct experience of working in similar size and or larger more complex leisure facilities.


You will have a maturity and calmness to work under pressure, as well as being organised and taking pride in what you do.


If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply today!



Why Serco  


Meaningful and vital work: Working within Leisure means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that the communities we serve receive exceptional service and you'll help to provide our local communities with a safe and fun environment to stay healthy and connected to others. 


A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support our Leisure business and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career. 


Great people: Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work. 



 What we offer


  • Free Gym membership including the pool
  • Free car parking
  • Discounts in on site café
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work
  • A company that recognises your contribution


Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.


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