Maintenance Team Leader

Location: Cranborne, Dorset

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Hours: Fulltime (40 hours per week) 52 weeks of the year

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs and disabilities. We are currently looking for a Maintenance Team Leader to join our specialist residential and day college in Dorset.

Aurora Boveridge College sits within the beautiful Dorset countryside, within extensive grounds and is attached to a Grade 1 listed building. The college was opened in September 2017 after a complete redevelopment of the site and grounds. The beautiful and modern environment supports young people aged 16 – 25 with autistic spectrum conditions including Asperger’s syndrome, social and emotional difficulties, anxiety disorders and mental health needs. The college offers a range of academic and vocational courses leading to employment, further or higher education.

This is a tremendously exciting place to work. The college is growing quickly and the friendly and dedicated team are looking for passionate people join them in developing the college into an outstanding provision.

The Role:

The Maintenance Team Leader who will be responsible for ensuring that all matters relating to the continuous operation, maintenance, grounds and equipment are managed in such a way that ensures a high quality site service is provided at all times thus ensuring the safeguarding, health, safety and general well-being of all those accessing the site.

They will also support the development of the services through site expansion projects and integrating new/developed buildings.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate previous leadership experience that can motivate others to achieve high standards including applying Legislation and Regulations relating to all aspects of site management e.g. to fire, health and safety, security, COSHH and Safeguarding.


  • General maintenance knowledge preferably with a qualification in electrics / plumbing

  • Alternatively, a construction trade.

  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations


Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • High street discounts

  • Child care vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Paid holiday

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, then click “Apply Online” below. Alternatively, call Aurora Boveridge College on 01725 551 247 or email

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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Closing Date: 29 January 2018