Maintenance Team Member

  • Alltnacriche, Aviemore
  • Full time, 37.5 hours per week with seasonal variation
  • Salary: £18,525 per annum 
  • 18 months fixed term contract
  • Closing date:  31 January 2022    

Scripture Union Scotland have a vacancy for a Maintenance Team Member, based at our 58 bed activity centre at Alltnacriche, just outside Aviemore.

What’s the role?

We are looking for a someone to help the smooth running of our busy residential centre by keeping the centre, facilities and grounds well maintained, safe and in excellent condition. See the role outline and job description for more detailed information.

Who are Scripture Union?

Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity that aims to help all of Scotland’s children and young people explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives. Alltnacriche supports SU Scotland’s strategy – facilitating residential events that help and enable young people in Scotland to explore the Christian faith.

What do we do at Alltnacriche?

At Alltnacriche we host a variety of different groups through a busy season, usually from late February through to November. These groups can range from fully catered school residentials through to self-catered weekends and summer holiday groups. We regularly deliver a programme of adventurous activities to our guests, providing them with the opportunity to explore the Christian faith in the outdoors.

How do I fit in?

You will be work with the housekeeper and other colleagues to ensure that Alltnacriche is safe and well maintained. You will be responsible for delivering reactive maintenance, ensuring that work is prioritized in line with the needs of the centre and that all work is carried out in line with Health and Safety legislation. You will also be responsible for delivering planned work such as legionella, fire safety, grounds work etc.

What’s it like?

During school residentials Alltnacriche is very busy. A standard week would involve a school residential Monday – Friday with a self-catered group in residence at the weekend. Inevitably general wear and tear will bring unique challenges to be managed alongside the planned maintenance schedule.

Other Information

This role may be suitable for flexible working arrangements and this can be discussed at interview. The accommodation that is part of the package on offer for this role can be discussed at interview. Alltnacriche is a small team and you will be involved in all aspects of caring for our guests, including regular evening work, and you may be required to hold the duty phone overnight.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act – part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

Details of the role are in the attached Job Details.  If you’d like to be considered for this post please download and complete parts 2 + 3 of the Application Pack and return these to

Closing date:  10th December 2021

Interview Date:   TBC


Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy.          Scottish Charity No. SC0112