Casual Work Recruitment Open Days

If you have great personal skills and love variety we’d love to speak to you.

If you’re interested in part-time or casual work at a range of different events and/or racedays, email staffing@newburyracecourse.co.uk for details of our next casual work recruitment day.

Maintenance Technician

Full Time

We now seek to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced individual to take up a role as Maintenance Technician. Reporting into the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will have full working knowledge of safe working practices, and a proactive approach to carrying out a varied range of maintenance duties across the NRC site.

Main duties will include:
• Supporting the Maintenance Manager in the safe operation and maintenance of all plant, equipment and installations while maintaining efficient and high performance standards.
• Giving site support to the set up and de-rig of all site events and provide race day support.
• Taking a proactive attitude in identifying and resolving defects.
• Undertaking systems installation / maintenance / repair work as required.
• Carry out building fabric repairs and small works such as painting & decorating.
• Undertaking all necessary repairs and PPM tasks of a statutory and non-statutory nature relating to Electrical systems, Boilers, HVAC and General Building elements, and advising the Maintenance Manager on remedial action required.
• Working on new installations and undertaking training on new techniques and legislation as required and passing on knowledge to others.
• Completing all necessary paperwork to support tasks and provide an audit trail for legislative compliance.
• Completing risk assessment and method statement review for all contractors prior to carrying out their works.
• Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, all relevant Health & Safety Legislation and site specific Health, Safety and welfare policies.
• Ensuring communication to the team on activity that will have any impact on the site staff or facilities.
• Maintaining contractor, O&M and service records.

The ideal candidate will have a flexible attitude in order to work independently and as part of a team, with enthusiasm for both the role and the Racecourse. Essential requirements are:
• One of the following qualifications: Electrical City & Guilds 2365 with 17th Edition and Test & Inspection. City and Guilds in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. City, Gas Safe Commercial and Domestic.
• Proven competence in Electrical Controls systems associated with Mechanical Services and the ability to diagnose faults and put forward appropriate rectification measures will also be required.
• A valid UK driving licence.

You will be required to work during all racedays and events. In return we offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:
• 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays)
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Free parking
• Opportunities for training and career growth

To apply please email your CV and covering letter including remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd at email apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting reference number JID1064 in the email subject line.

All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

Nursery Practitioner, The Rocking Horse Nursery

Full Time Part Time

Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Multiple roles exist on a permanent and flexible basis.

The Rocking Horse Nursery is based in the unique setting of Newbury Racecourse one of the country’s leading sporting venues. We have extensive experience in nurturing the early development of children, our aim being to provide children with opportunities to develop a wide range of skills, covering all aspects of their development.

We are now looking to increase the number of staff we have to look after our children and are therefore currently seeking qualified Nursery Practitioners to become part of our friendly team working in our state-of-the-art premises. We are also looking in particular for a very special person to work within our Baby Unit, the ideal candidate would have prior experience caring for children 0-18 months.

Responsibilities will include:
• Creating a learning environment within our new facility for the children to naturally develop and realise their potential
• Encouraging and playing with the children including excursions (weather permitting) to ensure a rounded experience
• Enabling parents to feel secure and involved in the development of their child by assisting the Senior Nursery Nurse to maintain correct confidential development records, daily journals and other notes
• Discussing with the parents, as requested at the appropriate time, the progress of the child and bringing to the immediate notice of the Senior Nursery Nurse any cause for concern
• Maintaining at all times suitable conditions of hygiene and cleanliness for the children
• Assisting in the maintenance of correct records, which are kept for special dietary needs
• Assisting in the supervision of meal times and feeding techniques

We will consider candidates that already hold either a level 2 or 3 NVQ in Childcare and have experience of working in a nursery environment. These posts are subject to Enhanced DBS (previously CRB). Individuals with a Level 6 EYT/EYP qualification will be at an advantage.

 

To apply for this opportunity, please email your CV and covering letter to our retained consultant Hugh Nickerson of Conundrum Consulting Limited at apply@conundrum.co.uk, quoting reference JID1003 in the subject line.

Strictly no agencies, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum

Apprentice Nursery Assistant, The Rocking Horse Nursery

Full Time

We are seeking an individual to begin a Level 2 Apprenticeship at our Nursery. This is an exciting new opportunity to join our friendly team in our state-of-the-art premises. You will be supported by experienced and qualified staff in developing your career in childcare and gaining your Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification.
Responsibilities will include:

 Creating a learning environment within our new facility for the children to naturally develop and realise their potential.
 Encouraging and playing with the children including excursions (weather permitting) to ensure a rounded experience
 Enabling parents to feel secure and involved in the development of their child by assisting the Senior Nursery Nurse to maintain correct confidential development records, daily journals and other notes
 Helping to maintain at all times suitable conditions of hygiene and cleanliness for the children. Assisting in the maintenance of correct records, which are kept for special dietary needs. Assisting in the supervision of meal times and feeding techniques.

Previous childcare experience isn’t necessary, as you will receive full training and support throughout your apprenticeship. Anyone 17 years plus can apply, whether you’re just leaving school or are seeking to start a new career. This post is however subject to Enhanced DBS (previously CRB).

We can offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:
 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays)
 Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
 Discounted Health Club membership
 Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
 Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
 Private healthcare scheme
 Life assurance scheme
 Opportunities for training and career growth

The Rocking Horse Nursery is based in the unique setting of Newbury Racecourse one of the country’s leading sporting venues. We have extensive experience in nurturing the early development of children, our aim being to provide children with opportunities to develop a wide range of skills, covering all aspects of their development.

To apply for this opportunity, please email your CV and covering letter to our retained consultant Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Limited at apply@conundrum.co.uk, quoting reference JID1019 in the subject line.

Strictly no agencies, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum

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