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Expert Helpdesk Advisor and Facilities co-ordinator
National Self Build & Renovation Centre

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Expert Helpdesk Advisor and Facilities co-ordinator

Category: Customer Service Job Vacancies in Swindon
Job Type: Full Time

This is a dual role with responsibilities for our customer facing self build expert Helpdesk and, in addition, the coordination of our buildings upkeep and planned preventative maintenance programme.

Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours

Please note: This vacancy is available from Autumn 2017 (including a handover period) but due to the unique nature of the opportunity we are keen to hear from potential candidates now.

Part of a small, driven and dynamic, team you will help look after the NSBRC’s visitors who are typically undertaking a self-build, renovation or home improvement project and are seeking advice and support.The

NSBRC offers free, independent and impartial advice. You will be delivering irresistible customer service based on your own experience and knowledge of the various stages of a domestic building project.

In addition you will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the building and co-ordinate with exhibitors and marketing/design agencies about the installation (and removal) & upkeep of their display stands within the visitor centre. You will also have responsibility for ensuring we are fully compliant with Health & Safety requirements.

You will present yourself professionally and be confident talking to individuals or small groups at one time as well as a friendly telephone manner. You will be able to enter data quickly and accurately and have proficient knowledge/experience using Microsoft Office packages such as Word and Outlook email and be able to pick up bespoke IT systems quickly.

Due to the location of the Centre, your own transport is necessary. Free parking is available.

Primarily based at the Centre you may be required to travel to external events on occasion to represent the NSBRC. 

You must be completely prepared to roll your sleeves up and complete a wide range of tasks, for different teams, when needed. Above all you will have a fantastic attitude and be excited about our vision for the business and embrace our shared values. 

In return we offer a fun and supportive environment to work in, where hard work and results areacknowledged, appreciated and rewarded. 

The package offers a competitive salary, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata). On completion of 1 years’ service you will be eligible to join the Employee Ownership scheme and share in the company’s success through active involvement in business decision making and the potential payment of dividends. We also offer private health care cover (available following a successful probationary period).

The role may suit:

  • A current / previous designer, project manager or architectural technician
  • Someone who is ‘hands on’ with an excellent knowledge of building
  • Someone who has knowledge of building or factory maintenance
  • Someone in latter stages of professional career and looking for an exciting opportunity to share knowledge


Additional skills required

You must be great with customers and be confident in delivering presentations and guided tours to small groups (full training will be provided). Contacts within the building trade (such as building inspectors, architects, planning and building control) would be desirable.

The role requires a proactive, fast thinker who is prepared to take ownership and responsibility for projects. You must be both flexible and methodical in your approach. A knowledge of current Health & Safety requirements will be an advantage.

Our Vision:

A market leading and award winning brand, the NSBRC is the first destination for anyone creating a home in the UK. The heart of a thriving community, we are an outstanding business to work for and with. 

Our Values: 


We love what we do. 


 We embrace challenge. We take pride in our thinking, exploring options and share joy in finding the solution. 


We encourage new thinking for positive outcomes. We will always offer a warm welcome, be supportive and seek to understand. 


We have a personal drive to develop, learn and share our knowledge. We make positive connections through our professional networks.


Be the best version of you that you can be and help support others to do the same. We are genuine in all we say and do.

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This is an exciting and diverse role supporting almost every department within the company.

T: 0345 223 4455

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T: 0345 223 4455

National Self Build & Renovation Centre (NSBRC)

The National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon is the UK’s only permanent exhibition centre for self build, renovation and home improvements.

Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB


E: T: 0345 223 4455

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