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National Training Centre Groundskeeper & Facilities Assistant

British Rowing

British Rowing, as the governing body for the sport, is responsible for the development of rowing in England and the training and selection of rowers to represent Great Britain

25 May 2023
Full Time
Closing date
30 Jun 2023

A bit about the role

This role will incorporate the upkeep of the building and grounds including the lake itself. Although the successful applicant may not currently possess all of the required skills they will be practical and hands-on individuals with a willingness to learn and strong pride in their work.

This role will suit someone who is willing to be flexible with their hours, arriving early to open the site, or starting later to facilitate closing the site (around 6pm) as required.

A bit about you

You’ll be a person with a can-do attitude who takes pride in your work. You are also able to work independently to a high degree, but also do well as part of a team. It would also be great if you have a RYA Level 2, Trailer Driving License and experience of tractor driving and hedge trimming, but this is not essential.

A bit about us

Our passion is rowing. We are the governing body for rowing, responsible for supporting grassroots rowing in England and getting the GB Rowing Team ready for the Olympics, Paralympics, and other international competitions.

We are a membership organisation with over 30,000 individual members and we are looking to support over 550 affiliated clubs and 230 affiliated events. We cover all types of rowing whether it’s on the river or lake, on the sea or in the gym (on a rowing machine) and so a key aim is provide high quality service to all parts of the rowing community.

What we offer

Besides 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) you will also receive:

  • 7.5% employer pension contribution (when you contribute 3%)
  • £20 per month with Betterspace (our wellbeing platform)
  • Confidential counselling and advice with Empathy (our EAP)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Life assurance (x3 your salary)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free and secure parking in Hammersmith and Caversham
  • Free annual ROW Membership.

How to Apply

Please click “Apply Now” to mail your CV and a covering letter to our HR manager. Selected applications will be contacted for an interview on a rolling basis.

Click here for the full Job Description and Person Specification.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Stadium / Facilities Management
Salary information
£22,000 - 24,000

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