Offers “Adecco UK Limited”

9 days agoAdecco UK Limited

Building Support Assistant - Dumfries and Galloway

  • Annan (Dumfries and Galloway)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

·  Location
Annan, Dumfries And Galloway
·  Salary
£ 11.8 - £ 12.5 / Hourly
·  Job type
·  Industry
Health and Safety
·  External Reference
·  Category
Medical & Health - Health & Safety

Job Title: Building Support Assistant

Benefits & Perks:

·  Competitive hourly rate ranging from £11.80 to £12.50

·  Full-time working pattern

·  Opportunity to work in a fulfilling role within the health industry

About Our Client:

Our client is a reputable organisation in the health industry. They are committed to providing excellent healthcare services and maintaining their facilities to the highest standards. With a focus on employee well-being, they offer a supportive and inclusive work environment that values teamwork and personal development.

About The Job:

As a Building Support Assistant, you will work closely with the Technical Management team, technicians, and craftsmen to ensure the smooth operation and maintenance of engineering plant and equipment. Your responsibilities will include:

·  Undertaking planned maintenance and reactive repairs, following established procedures and documentation guidelines

·  Performing ductwork cleaning, lamp and tube replacement, and general cleaning of plant rooms and equipment

·  Adhering to safety measures and protocols while working in high-risk and challenging areas

·  Ensuring timely completion of assigned tasks, even if it requires working outside of designated hours

·  Providing cover for shift and holiday requirements as needed

Success Profile:

·  Recognised industry training (NVQ's - technical task specific) and health and safety certification

·  Experience working within a building services maintenance environment

·  Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

·  Proficiency in IT skills

·  Ability to work under tight deadlines in a demanding environment

Key Responsibilities:

·  Adhere to Scottish Health Technical Memorandums (SHTM's) and relevant legislation in collaboration with supervisors and technicians

·  Manage workload and take responsibility for Building Support Assistants, ensuring efficient resource allocation

·  Perform competent-based technical tasks, including Legionella remedial works, philtre changes, and light fitting replacements

·  Comply with safety measures in hazardous areas to prevent danger and equipment damage

·  Actively participate in engineering planned preventative maintenance schemes

·  Complete paperwork, work orders, and logbooks accurately using the Computer Aid Facilities Management (CAFM) system

·  Carry out emergency repairs and essential maintenance activities as directed

·  Communicate plant or equipment failures and observations to supervisors

·  Assist technicians and craftsmen with diagnostic fault finding and repair

·  Conduct unsupervised planned preventative maintenance (PPM) inspections and tasks where safe and appropriate

·  Escort contractors as required

·  Ensure compliance with permit to work systems and maintenance manuals

·  Use relevant tools and equipment safely for completing assigned work

·  Communicate any outstanding or required works to colleagues

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

·  Recognised industry training (NVQ's - technical task specific) and health and safety certification

·  Experience working within a building services maintenance environment

·  Excellent attention to detail

·  Strong IT skills

·  Ability to work under tight deadlines in a demanding environment

Additional Features of the Role:

·  Physical demands of the job include occasional manual handling and extended working days

·  Occasional risk of dealing with dissatisfied or distressed staff, patients, and visitors

·  Strong communication skills to maintain contact with internal and external stakeholders

·  Motivate and develop staff engaged in the service

·  Enter technical areas of the building as required

Mental/Emotional Demands:

·  Effective prioritisation and time management skills

·  Meeting deadlines and producing information for different audiences

·  Handling potentially dangerous incidents that may impact patient care

·  Reacting swiftly and calmly in major/significant incidents

Person Specification:

·  Understanding of customer care and experience

·  Demonstrated knowledge of equipment safety protocols

·  Experience working in a people-oriented environment

·  Strong interpersonal and communication skills

·  Proactive problem-solving ability

·  Self-motivated and able to motivate others

·  Team player with a willingness to learn and develop

·  Residing within a 30-minute travel distance from the site

·  Flexible attitude toward working hours and locations

·  Full clean driving licence


·  Attend necessary training establishments

·  Provide training, technical advice, and support to apprentices, trainees, and peers

·  Undertake any other duties appropriate to the grade

·  Health and safety, site orientation and corporate induction, customer care, fire safety, and personal development plan

Join our client's team as a Building Support Assistant and contribute to the smooth operation and maintenance of their facilities. Apply now to make a positive impact on healthcare.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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