Facilities Assistant

Our Client;

We are proud to be working alongside a prestigious educational institute based just outside the heart of Oxford, who due to growth are seeking to appoint a facilities technician/assistant to join their fantastic laboratory & building services team.

The Role;

  • Receive incoming goods and deliveries, move to correct storage location and conditions, and alert building users to their arrival in a timely manner. Ensure delivery documentation is retained as appropriate for goods receipting.
  • Reconfigure and organise seminar and meeting rooms to meet the needs of users as directed, and maintain them in a tidy state.
  • Support relocation and moving of equipment coming into and around the building, this will include manual handling activities, full training will be provided.
  • Aid in the efficient operation of the laboratories by collecting general, biological and clinical waste for discard at regular intervals.
  • Operate laboratory autoclaves to treat waste and sterilise diluent/equipment according to validated processes. Full training will be provided.
  • Collect and process dirty laboratory glassware, including removing labels, loading into glass washing machines, and drying. Ensure that clean glassware is promptly returned to the laboratory and cupboards are well stocked.

Experience & Qualifications Required;

  • Experience of working in a laboratory or facilities support role.
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent in a science subject.
  • Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team, as well as independently, while taking personal responsibility for assigned tasks.
  • Positive attitude towards health and safety and knowledge of basic health and safety procedures and processes to protect yourself and others.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and undertake training.
  • Good level of organisation and computing skills, including Microsoft Office, with the ability to organise and maintain records in a logical and clear fashion.
  • Proactive attitude to ensure that work is completed to a high standard and that a first-class service is provided to building users

Benefits & Package;

  • Competitive Salary
  • Holiday
  • Pension
  • Free lunch

If this role sounds of interest then please feel free to get in touch with our engineering divisional manager Dylan on 01865 257 455.

Commutable locations;

Oxford, Headington, Kidlington, Kennington, Botley, Eynsham, Farmoor, Cowley, Chalgrove, Wheatley, Cumnor, Lewknor, Abingdon, Didcot


Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Planet Recruitment. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information.

Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Job Information

Job Reference: NE021DL_1651571869
Salary: £20000 - £22800 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Health Cover
Salary From: £20000
Salary To: £22800
Job Industries: Technical
Job Locations: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: "Building" AND "Maintenance"
Apply Now

Got a question?
Let’s talk



Job Information

Job Reference:
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Apply Now