Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity



Job Description:

Based out of Woodlands School in Basildon, Our clients facilities management business is looking for a Premises Assistant/Caretaker to join the team on the Essex Schools Contact.
To ensure that service delivery performance is in line with contract obligations. To contribute to the smooth running of the School and assist the Premises Manager by carrying out a range of caretaking duties including but not limited to, Planned and Reactive Maintenance, Fire Alarm Testing, Sprinkler Testing, Water Hygiene, Basic Plumbing and Fabric Repairs other duties including Sub-Contactor Management, Porterage, Security, Cleaning, Grounds and Concept Management.

* To Assist the Premises Manager in the provision of a caretaking Service within the school and to comply with all statutory and regulatory requirements, including Health and Safety legislation and safe systems of work.
* To carry out all planned and reactive maintenance is carried out as determined by Line Manager and CAFM system, monitoring and ensuring the cleanliness of the school premises and furnishings and reporting any deficiencies to the Premises Manager and Helpdesk. Operation of the heating plant so that the required temperatures are maintained in the premises and an adequate supply of hot water is available. To carry out first line repairs and maintenance under the direction of line manager.
* To support school and comply with school-based procedures in the event of fire, flood, breaking and entering, accident or major damage. Preparing the school premises and site for assemblies, meetings and out of school activities and clearing up after these activities. Taking delivery of stores, materials and other goods and conveying them to their points of distribution.
* Ensure that all areas within the confines of the site are free from litter and that all drains and gullies are free flowing and clean.
* Ensure that all caretaking equipment is in a safe and working condition and report any faults to line management and helpdesk.
* The routine and non-routine opening of premises and grounds. Responding to calls outside normal working hours as a result of break-ins etc. and/or the setting off of the burglar alarm(s)
* Provide access, where possible, to the premises and classrooms in the event of snow or minor flooding or similar emergency situations. Ensure safe access and egress on school grounds during periods of inclement weather and to be available for ongoing evening/weekend lettings and have the flexibility to cover occasional lettings which may arise

We're looking for
* Experience of School Caretaking
* Experience of Building Maintenance
* Good Knowledge of H&S (IOSH)
* General Computer Skills

Shift Pattern: 8 hours a day with an 1 hour for lunch.
One week early 06:00 - 15:00 One week late 10:00 - 19:00 However to start it will be 07:30 - 16:30

Enhanced DBS required, happy for the successful candidate to start whilst this is in process.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other