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Facilities Assistant

Job Title: Facilities Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Croydon, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Start Date: September 2018
Duration: Permanent
REF: FA190718_1532025741
Contact Name: Richard Brittain
Contact Email: richardb@uniformeducation.co.uk
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

FACILITIES ASSISTANT

JOB DESCRIPTION

Main area of responsibility:

  • Working under the direction of the Facilities Manager to ensure that the school site is clean, secure and safe for all users.
  • To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at all times

JOB SPECIFICATION / DUTIES:

The job of the Facilities Assistant is an important one, contributing to all aspects of the School's facilities management and premises, providing a safe and secure site for pupils, staff and visitors at all times

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Under the overall direction of the Facilities Manager:

Maintenance

  • Undertake appropriate repairs and improvements e.g. redecorating and erecting shelves; minor plumbing, changing light bulbs unblocking drains and toilets
  • To organise and carry out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the premises is satisfactory e.g. cleaning duties such as graffiti removal, litter-picking and leaf clearance
  • Undertake regular site inspections and identify and record repair and maintenance requirements liaising with the Facilities Manager
  • Ensure that toilets are serviced and cleaned and undertake any emergency and specialist cleaning tasks as directed by the Facilities Site Manager or Head Teacher
  • Ensure that pathways and all other external hard surface areas are kept clean, free of litter, leaves and weeds
  • Record meter readings monthly and provide these to the School Business Manager
  • Undertake the maintenance of outside areas including any weeding and grass cutting
  • Conduct regular checks of the outdoor play equipment across the school identifying and logging any faults or repairs required to the Facilities Manager
  • Be responsible for maintaining records, information and data
  • Manage chemicals and data sheet in line with COSH regulations
  • Assist in safety audits of the premises and contribute to relevant risk assessment activity
  • Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff & visitors [in a accordance with appropriate health & safety legislation at all times
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and productive working environment Security / Lettings
  • Lock and unlock school buildings as directed by and in the absence of the Facilities Manager
  • Manage, including for evening, weekend and other out of hours use of the school, eg: Lettings