Weekend Site Services Officer
We are looking to recruit a reliable, efficient, and pro-active Weekend Site Service Officer to join our Central Facilities team.
This is a part time 15 hour per week, permanent position.
In this role you will provide a service to Houlton School which will involve minor maintenance duties, cleaning, meeting lettings groups, liaising with contractors and contributing to the smooth operation of the site teams function within Transforming Lives Educational Trust, ensuring our school is fit for purpose, safe and compliant for those that access it.
Main Role and Responsibilities:
- To be the one of the main key holders for the school site
- Open and Close the school site
- Carry out daily walk rounds to ensure the site is safe and secure before opening hours
- Unsetting and setting of alarms
- Make changes to and monitor access control systems throughout site
- To be the first point of contact for lettings on site
- To set up and put away equipment as required
- To clean and clear away in spaces used by lettings groups
Maintenance and site management:
- Minor building repairs and maintenance work, including;
- Carpentry - fitting white board and notice boards, replacing door and window furniture. Repair damaged areas around the school site
- Plumbing – Repair of leaking taps and pipes, fitting of toilet fixtures, clearing of blocked drains, channels and toilets
- General – Minor plaster repairs, minor flooring repairs, painting and decorating, graffiti removal, replacement of fixtures and fittings such as locks, assembly/repair of furniture and shelf fitting, fence and path repairs, temporary glazing repairs
- Minor grounds maintenance – trimming hedges and trees, removing site debris, collecting broken glass and clearing leaves and litter from gullies.
- Operate heating plant to maintain certain temperatures and ensure adequate supply of hot water available
- To clean light fittings replacing where necessary minor parts such as tubes, bulbs, fuses, starters and diffusers, in accordance with safe working practices.
- To be responsible for ensuring clear and safe pedestrian access to the school particularly in adverse weather conditions (e.g. snow clearing, gritting)
- Report any site emergencies, equipment faults or maintenance issues to the Senior Site Service Officer
- Flexible to allow for the covering of shifts in time of staff absence or school events
Health and Safety:
- Assist with emergency procedures, such as fire evacuation, lock down and first aid emergencies
- Ensure contractors are properly inducted to site
- Ensure working areas are kept tidy and safe
- Carry out weekly testing procedures in line with compliance
- To be on hand for school lettings and events outside of the school day
- To arrange to clear blockages, remove foreign matter from sinks, toilets, drains, and clean up spillages as required
- To clean areas as directed by the Senior Site Service Officer
- To dispose of waste material in a safe, hygienic manner ensuring that it is available for collection as required
- Tidying of rooms and emptying of bins following after school activities and lettings
- Emptying of external bins, collection of recycling, removal of graffiti
- Remove spillages and resultant stains from floors and other surfaces
- Any other site support duties that are in line with the job purpose and grade
To carry out the above functions across all sites within Transforming Lives Educational Trust as and when required.
We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view.
The Transforming Lives Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.
The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance Keeping Children safe in Education
for schools and colleges on safeguarding. Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:
‘…protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.
The definition of ‘children’ includes everyone under the age of 18.