Job Vacancies

Details of our current vacancies are shown below.

We always recommend that prospective candidates contact us to arrange a visit and to have an informal chat before deciding to apply for a job with us.

Site Manager
We are looking for a proactive and hardworking Site Manager to join our busy support team working on the maintenance and upkeep of our premises.
The successful candidate will understand the requirement to maintain the premises to a very high standard and be committed to providing a clean and safe environment for all Centre users.   It is essential to be able to work independently, using own initiative and prioritising workloads.  
The successful applicant will need to:
*  Be skilled in cleaning procedures, routine maintenance and redecoration activities.
*  Be physically able to operate heavy duty cleaning equipment and lift heavy objects.
*  Have supervisory experience.
*  Act as a principal key holder and attend the Centre in response to “call outs” in emergencies.
*  Possess good interpersonal skills with a positive attitude towards others.
*  Be a good communicator (both orally and in writing).
*  Have good organisational ability, able to use own initiative and work as part of a team.
*  Have working knowledge of health and safety legislation and a good understanding of COSHH regulations.
*  Undertake appropriate training to enable them to meet the demands of their role effectively.
*  Be reliable and take pride in their work.
This rewarding role offers an opportunity to be part of a progressive and dynamic Centre, where no two days are ever the same.  We are constantly evolving and adapting to changes in both the internal and external environment.  The successful candidate must therefore be able to embrace change, and share our passion for providing the highest possible standards to all Centre users.
The Centre operates from 7.45am – 8.00pm, Monday to Friday. This is a permanent post, 32.5 hours per week, 52 weeks a year with an actual starting salary of £14,237.  The anticipated normal hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 7.00am – 2.00pm (to include a 30 minute rest break), with the requirement to work 4 hours on a Saturday, once a month. 

Hampshire County Council Terms and Conditions apply, including the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.  For more information please read the Job Description, Role Profile and Job Hazard Form or to apply, please see the Application Forms below or call into reception and request an application pack.

The closing date for applications is the Thursday 17th August 2017 at noon.

Visits to the Centre prior to application are welcomed.

Interviews are scheduled for 22nd August 2017 with a view to start as soon as possible.

How to apply
Please complete the Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form and return before the closing date to Haven (either by email to, post or in person).

Support Staff Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form
Haven Nursery School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.