Premises Assistant

Premises Assistant - Permanent Post

  •   Purfleet
  • 22,185-£22,587 + Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme + Additional Benefits
  • Date Posted ‐ 03 / 02 / 2022
  • Job Reference ‐ ST038

Main Areas of Responsibilities

To maintain, repair, build, and refurbish the Academy premises and grounds where such work is within their
capabilities. Including plumbing, carpentry and general building skills.

  • To carry out site maintenance to the highest of standards, following health and safety procedures and causing as little disruption to the teaching and learning within the Academy as possible
  • To maintain the Academy grounds, including the removal of litter, emptying bins, weeding and clearance and gritting of paths, entrances and roadways during inclement weather
  • To regularly inspect the internal and external fabric of the building, undertaking repairs to defects and reporting any issues back to their line manager.
  • To regularly inspect the operation of fire alarm systems and condition of firefighting equipment
  • To receive and distribute deliveries and undertake furniture moving as required.
  • To undertake emergency cleaning as required to ensure the safety and continuation of teaching and learning
    for staff and students
  • To operate the academy heating systems and to report any defects to their line manager
  • When required, supervise work by outside agencies/contractors on the premises and grounds, ensuring quality control and Health and Safety procedures are followed. Those areas are left as they are found
  • Ensuring any inefficiency or ineffectiveness is reported back to their line manager
  • To ensure the security of Academy premises during and outside school hours, including the operation of access control systems, intruder alarm and CCTV systems
  • To visit other buildings or material suppliers as required

Qualifications, Knowledge & Training

  • Basic knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and requirements
  • Basic training in one or more of the following; plumbing, general and ground maintenance, electrical/building maintenance, heating systems (or sound experience of same)
  • Basic knowledge of the operation of heating, ventilating systems and common causes of malfunctions
  • Knowledge of maintenance and security systems and procedures
  • Knowledge of supervisory skills
  • Understanding of appropriate cleaning methods and standards

Personal Skills & Qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • DIY skills
  • Ability for some heavy lifting, physical fitness appropriate to tasks required
  • Ability to monitor and report on structural faults/repairs
  • Ability to monitor and order stocks of material
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis
  • Ability to deal with emergencies occurring outside normal working hours
  • Ability to work as part of a team
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