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Premises Assistant

We are looking for a Premises Assistant to ensure the provision of a safe, clean, attractive learning environment, as part of a team undertaking responsibility for the maintenance, security, health and safety of the academy site (including grounds, buildings, facilities and equipment), ensuring that they operate efficiently and effectively.

Main Areas of Responsibility

To be fully engaged in ensuring the academy health and safety and other related policies are fully adhered to;
To carry out servicing, cleaning and checking of academy vehicles within capabilities;
To provide technical and craft support to teaching staff as directed by the senior premises officer;
To provide site security as required;
To report any poor or dangerous behaviour by students to the Premises Manager;
To report any potentially hazardous actions by staff to the Premises Manager immediately;
To maintain, decorate and repair the academy premises where appropriate;
To liaise with and support external contractors on site, ensuring supervision at all times;
Maintain the academy grounds, keep site clear of litter and empty bins regularly (at least once a day);
Monitor the toilets for cleanliness and replenish soap, toilet tissue, roller towels as necessary;
Regularly tour around the academy, keeping corridors free from litter;
Assist in maintaining the academy grounds;
To lock/secure both side and back gates as required;
Assist site maintenance in the removal of furniture e.g. for exams and academy events;
Report to the Premises Manager, any lights that need replacing, graffiti or any broken fixtures and fittings;
Being vigilant for any health and safety hazards, mitigating risk immediately and appropriately and reporting this to the Premises Manager as soon as is possible;
To be responsible for ensuring that any “accidents”, sickness or spillages are promptly cleaned, disinfected and made safe;
To complete any tasks as reasonably requested by the Premises Manager.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Training

Basic knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and requirements;
Basic training in one or more of the following; plumbing, general and ground maintenance, electrical/building maintenance, heating systems (or sound experience of same)
Basic knowledge of the operation of heating, ventilating systems and common causes of malfunctions;
Knowledge of maintenance and security systems and procedures Knowledge of supervisory skills;
Understanding of appropriate cleaning methods and standards;

Experience of working in an inner city school or educational establishment with children and young people
Considerable DIY experience
Personal Skills & Qualities

Good communication skills;
Excellent telephone manner;
DIY skills;
Ability for some heavy lifting, physical fitness appropriate to tasks required;
Ability to monitor and report on structural faults/repairs;
Ability to monitor and order stocks of material;
Ability to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis;
Ability to deal with emergencies occurring outside normal working hours;
Ability to work as part of a team

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   Merton, Greater London

  Full Time

£   £23,427.00 - £23,427.00 / Yearly

Date Posted:  28/03/2022
Start Date:  28/03/2022
Closing Date:  28/06/2022

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