Caretaker Sir John Thursby Community College Burnley - ENGIE - Blackburn - Wizbii

Caretaker Sir John Thursby Community College Burnley

  • By ENGIE
  • Blackburn (United Kingdom)

Job description

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Engie are recruiting for a Caretaker to be based in Sir John Thursby Community College Eastern Avenue
Burnley Lancashire BB10 2AT. This is a permanent/temporary/fixed term full time/part time role working 37.5 hours per week Rotational shifts weekly 5.30am -13.30pm / 11.00am - 19.00pm. On offer is a competitive salary.The role holder will report to the Assistant Facilities Manager.
Responsible for the day to day management of the school premises with respect to caretaking services, together with establishing a close working relationship with the school and community groups. Ensure that all services are provided to a consistently high standard. Assist the Area Supervisor in meeting the requirements of the Project Agreement.

•Organise, manage and monitor the tasks of the cleaning team.
•Respond in a timely manner to any issues with the delivery of routine and non-routine cleaning services. Provide cover and remedial cleaning tasks as necessary.
•Assist in the recruitment and selection of cleaning staff, and the allocation of tasks.
•Organise and carry out staff inductions, arrange task training and undertake annual appraisals of the cleaning team.
•Act as Key holder. Carry out routine and non-routine security procedures for the school buildings and grounds.
•Respond to security or maintenance issues outside normal working hours.
•Respond to emergency situations in accordance with the Joint Emergency Response Plan (JERP).
•Liaise and provide regular feedback to the Area Caretaker and school representative on caretaking issues  
•Manage and monitor the work undertaken by subcontractors, including the delivery of site inductions.
•Carry out minor routine maintenance tasks in accordance with the planned preventative maintenance (PPM) programme, including pre-planned maintenance tasks during the school holidays.
•Monitor and make adjustments as necessary to ensure plant and associated systems perform within set limits. 
•Respond in a timely manner to requests from the Helpdesk to meet target response and rectifications times. 
•Carry out internal and external routine inspections of the school premises. 
•Assist in the preparation of reports. Maintain and update records as appropriate.
•Carry out minor or temporary repairs within competency level.
•Undertake porterage tasks to support school and community activities.
•Make the necessary arrangements for the support of out of hours activities.
•Make arrangements for the delivery, distribution and storage of materials.  
•Ensure adequate supplies of cleaning materials and other consumable items are available.
•Ensure the correct procedures are followed for the safe and efficient handling of waste.
•Respond in a safe manner to the effects of adverse weather conditions.   
•Undertake and regularly review risk assessments for all caretaking related tasks.
•Carry out duties in accordance with safe working practices within statutory, Company and recommended guidelines.
•Report any issues to the Area Supervisor and make recommendations on improving the service. 
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•Experience of providing general cleaning and security duties and basic maintenance of buildings and associated plant and systems
•Experience of supervising the work of others
•Demonstrate a good understanding of health and safety principles
•Able to organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines
•Be sufficiently fit to be able to undertake caretaking duties
•Capable of working on own initiative with minimum supervision
•Able to work as a team player and pass on knowledge to others
•Possess good communication and customer care skills
•Flexible and willing 
•Prepared to work out of hours as necessary
•Resident within 20 minutes travelling time from the school
•Experience of caretaking within an educational environment

This role requires an enhanced disclosure
An enhanced disclosure contains the following information:
•All convictions both current and past,
•Cautions, reprimands and warnings help on the police national computer for England and Wales,
•Relevant convictions in Scotland and Northern Ireland may be included,
•Checks against the Children’s and Vulnerable adults barring list,
•Additional checks for relevant information held by the local police forces for the position being applied for.

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

This job advert is supported by the ENGIE Resourcing Team. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.
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