Estates Compliance Officer
Start Date
As soon as possible
NJC 22-27 (Subject to Job-evaluation) FTE £29,837 to £34,277

About the Role

REAch2 Academy Trust is seeking to recruit a Compliance Officer to work proactively with the Estates Department, Site Managers and Trust staff to establish and maintain a safe and statutorily compliant environment for pupils, colleagues and visitors. The successful candidate will be required to support the Estates Team, the Trust and the individual schools by providing operational management, documentation, record keeping, monitoring, auditing and statutory compliance services relating to the management, safety, maintenance and development of the Trust’s estate.

This is a home-based role, however, regular driving and site visits to all schools will be undertaken for the purposes of performing Compliance Support Audits – it is envisaged that such audits will predominantly take to form of school-based meetings with an element of school walk-round and limited visual surveying.

We are seeking an individual who has:
• NEBOSH Construction Certificate (or General) or other relevant qualification related to compliance.
• An appropriate qualification (at level 3 or above) within the construction and / or facilities management industries.
• Membership by qualification of a relevant building services professional organisation (e.g. CIBSE, IMechE, IEE etc.) would be advantageous.

Closing Date
Monday 30th January 2023 at Midday (However, applications will be reviewed upon receipt)
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

You are invited to submit an application form to the Human Resources Department using [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Jon Collinson, Head of Estates and Facilities 07825 744001.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

• A flexible work location for this role
• A wide range of professional development opportunities,
• A competitive salary,
• 28 days’ paid holiday (rising to 31 days after 5 years’ service) (pro rata for part-time or term-time only)
• Reimbursed travel expenses
• Membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership to ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.