Working for the NFWI

Would you like to work for the WI and help make a difference to women, providing them with educational opportunities, a chance to build new skills and campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities? The NFWI employs around 90 people working in a variety of roles at Head Office in London, Denman, the WI College in Oxfordshire and our office in Wales.

We are always looking for talented people to join our team to help maintain the WI’s status as a celebrated institution with the largest women’s membership in the UK.

Why not look at our links below and apply today? If there are no current vacancies at this time, thank you for looking and please do check back on a regular basis.

Some of the benefits of working for us

  • A fully auto-enrolled contributory Personal Pension scheme with maximum employer contributions set at 8%
  • A holiday entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays, pro rata for part time staff
  • Membership of a Healthcare scheme (non-contributory)
  • Enhanced sick, maternity, paternity and shared parental pay subject to qualification
  • Interest-free Season Ticket Loan (London only)
  • Cycle to work scheme

NFWI Recruitment Privacy Notice

As part of our recruitment practices, the NFWI collects and processes personal information relating to job applicants. The NFWI is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that information and to meeting its data protection obligations. Full details of this can be found in the NFWI Recruitment Privacy Notice.

Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant
£7,927.60 per annum
Part-time, 14 Hours per week

The National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) is the largest women’s organisation with over 215,000 members. It plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills.

Denman College in Oxfordshire, a residential adult education college, is seeking applications for the position of Facilities Assistant to work part-time, 14 hours per week.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day inspections, maintenance and repairs of the College buildings, grounds and equipment, and ensure that all aspects of current Health & Safety at Work Regulations are met.

General maintenance duties will include room checks, legionella prevention, checking fire assets and reactive maintenance. This includes heating and ventilation issues, unblocking of drains and toilets, decorating repairs and office moves. You will also be responsible for liaising with and overseeing external contractors. This role requires accurate record keeping, the ability to prioritise and remain calm under pressure. In addition, you will work as part of a rota system to cover emergency maintenance, during evenings and weekends.

A background of onsite maintenance or experience within a similar environment is essential. A qualification in decorating, plumbing or joinery skills and fire training would be desirable.

For more details please contact the HR department on or 020 7371 9300 ext.236.

Closing date: 21 June 2019

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Contact the NFWI

  • Phone: 020 7371 9300
  • Open hours: 9am–5pm Mon–Fri
  • Address: 104 New Kings Road, London SW6 4LY

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