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Royal Academy of Dance

Facilities Officer

£26,000 per annum

Fixed Term 2 years | Full time | Monday to Friday (34.5 hours per week)

Required to work onsite at our RAD Headquarters located at 188 York Road, London SW11 3JZ

Great opportunity for a Facilities Officer working at our new state-of-the-art HQ.

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is a global leader in dance education and training. Our mission is to inspire the world to dance. With a brand new purpose-built global headquarters in Wandsworth / Battersea, London, open 7 days a week and made up of dance studio spaces, offices, meeting rooms and public areas. The RAD has a presence in 85 countries and 36 offices around the world. Established in 1920, the RAD was granted a Royal Charter in 1935. The RAD is a registered charity, a higher education establishment and an awarding body.

This is a great opportunity for a Facilities Officer in the form of a 2 year fixed-term contract (with the possibility of being extended) to provide support within in a busy Facilities department. The successful candidate will be required to support operating departments with a customer-focused service, offering proactive co-ordinate and schedule space requirements and provide a professional level of customer service to staff, visitors, students and the public. You will need to have a good awareness of health and safety and security procedures with previous experience of working in a facilities environment.

We are passionate about providing a positive workplace culture. While time in our accessible London (Wandsworth / Battersea) office will be required, we operate a hybrid model of in-person and remote working. Staff discounts on dance and fitness classes and wellbeing resources, plus events and volunteering opportunities enhance the RAD experience.

In return, we offer 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, access to the Perkbox discounts platform – including an Employee Assistance Programme, WeCare scheme, Bupa cash plan, life assurance, season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme. We also have a range of lunchtime activities including book club, dance, Pilates and a craft club.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We particularly encourage and welcome applications from people with a disability, people from minority ethnic backgrounds, and people from the LGBTQIA2S+ community.

Please let us know if you have any access needs for the interview.

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Closing date: 28th November 2022 at 5pm

Interview dates: TBC