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Facilities Management Assistant

Salary:
£23,500 - £25,000 Depending on Experience + Benefits Package
Town:
London
Closing date:
13/12/2021

Our client, a historic prep school in south-east London, is seeking to appoint two motivated property maintenance professionals. Do you have excellent attention to detail and keen interest in DIY and gardening? If you enjoy working as part of a skilled team and strive for excellence - apply today!

Facilities Management (FM) Assistant x 2 roles

£23,500 - £25,000 + 5 weeks holiday per year + Bank Holidays + Benefits Package

Full Time (Shifts: 8am - 5pm and 1pm - 10pm), Permanent

London, SE21

Our client is an exceptional boys preparatory school with a co-educational nursery. The school provides the highest standards of education, in stunning facilities and with strong links to the very best senior schools in the country.

Our client is looking for proactive individuals to assist and support the Facilities Management Supervisor in the daily preparation and maintenance of the whole school site including Early Years, sports pavilions and the swimming pool.

Duties include:

  • Meeting and greeting facility hirers.
  • Locking up and securing the school site.
  • Having a flexible approach and willingness to adapt and being able to respond to priorities is essential.
  • Ensuring the school site is clean, organised, well maintained and safe at all times.

Key skills and Knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge and aptitude for DIY or maintenance tasks (Essential).
  • A full UK driving licence (Essential).
  • Able to drive a minibus (Desirable). You will need to prepare the minibus and undertake driving tasks for the transportation of staff/pupils and the delivery of goods.
  • Able to swim (Desirable).
  • Manual lifting and handling procedures.
  • Health & Safety procedures.
  • Fire precautions inc. willingness to undertake the training for and duties of a Fire Warden for the School.
  • Interest or experience in gardening and willing to undertake pool plant course (3 days).

The successful candidates will be keen to share knowledge and information with other team members to promote good practice and also work independently, whilst consistently striving to maintain a high standard of work.

Hours of Work

The hours are either Sunday to Thursday (vacancy 1) or Tuesday to Saturday (vacancy 2) each week.  

Both posts require some evening work, and the hours may differ during the school holidays.  

Safeguarding

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Benefits

  • 25 days’ holiday, plus bank and public holidays.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Healthcare Cash Plan.
  • Free life assurance.
  • Free school lunches.
  • Enhanced sick pay entitlement.
  • Free access to the school counsellor.
  • Enhanced Maternity/adoption pay entitlement.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • School fee discount for children at DPL.
  • School fee discount and summer camp discounts.

How to apply for the Facilities Management Assistant roles:

If you have the skills and experience required for this Property Maintenance position based in London, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

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