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01562 882 253

Maintenance Worker

40 Hours per week/52 Weeks per year

Grade 5: £17,943.00 – £19,443.00 (Dependent on qualifications and experience)

Sunfield School and Children’s Home, part of the Ruskin Mill Trust Group is a thriving independent special school and children’s home, set within 58 acres of idyllic parkland and nestled on the slopes of the Clent Hills.

Sunfield provides innovative and experiential education, developed out of the inspiration of Rudolf Steiner, William Morris and John Ruskin and supports young people (6 – 19 years) with complex learning needs, including autism and PDA.  On-site resources include a state-of-the-art sensory integration suite and family accommodation, along with resident carers, teachers, psychologists, therapists and healthcare professionals.

We are now looking to appoint a Maintenance Worker to work closely with our Maintenance team, helping them to carry out a range of duties across the site.

The successful candidate will have a great character and a desire to make a positive impact Sunfield. Prospective candidates should be able to demonstrate;

  • The ability to be safety conscious and ensure work is completed with this in mind.
  • A calm, welcoming and non-judgemental attitude.
  • Previous experience of maintaining properties is desirable.

This position would suit practitioners with previous experience who are looking to develop their career. This is a full-time position within our 24/ 7 services therefore the candidate may be asked to work additional hours from time to time.

Although challenging, working at Sunfield is incredibly rewarding and in return we offer competitive salaries and a private pension scheme. In addition staff receive;

  • A comprehensive induction and extensive training and development plan.
  • 33 – 38 days annual leave (including bank holidays).
  • Free car parking facilities on site.
  • Free lunches.
  • Free employee assistance programme.

For further information and to apply visit or contact the HR Team on 01562 882 253 (switchboard).

Access the Sunfield Job Application Form here.

Access the Application Form Guidance here.

Access the Job Description here.

Access the Application Privacy Notice here.

Access the Steiner Education Study here.

This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for both Adults and Children, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


Sunfield Children’s Home is a registered charity (No. 527522) and an equal opportunities employer. Sunfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.