Facilities Manager Middlesbrough

Post Title: Facilities Manager

Salary: £28785 - £30507

Location: Middlesbrough

 

 

Overall Purpose:

 

POST TITLE:                         Trust Facilities Manager (Primary)

RESPONSIBLE TO:              Head of Estates & Compliance

JOB PURPOSE:             To work across our Trust primary schools under the direct instruction of the Trust’s Head of Estates & Compliance, undertake general site management duties. To be responsible for site staff, estates compliance activities, training, allocation of work including evaluation and appraisal of site staff.

Main Responsibilities

  • To ensure general security to school grounds and premises.
  • To ensure first line repairs and maintenance activities are completed in a timely manner.
  • To be responsible for managing site staff, Local Authority employees and external contractors on site.
  • To organise, evaluate and appraise work carried out by site staff, Local Authority employees or external contractors.
  • To ensure estates compliance activities are completed on time to provide safe and secure premises in line with regulative standards.
  • To ensure estates issues are reported and acted upon in a timely manner in line with regulative standards.
  • To support Trust Health and Safety auditing processes and procedures and act upon non-conformances identified.
  • To ensure contractors work safely at all times in accordance with permit to work process and procedures.
  • To fully support the management of Trust estates management budgets

 

Security

  • To manage the routine and non-routine opening and securing of the school grounds and premises.
  • To ensure regular checks are undertaken on the premises security system.
  • To ensure pathways and playgrounds are cleared and salted where necessary.
  • To ensure all outside areas are maintained, free from hazards and debris.
  • To assist with lock down procedure tests at least six monthly.

 

Grounds Maintenance

  • To ensure all hard play areas and surfaces are clean and free from litter.
  • To ensure that all drains and gullies are free flowing and clean.
  • To ensure external litter bins around the school premises are litter free and emptied in a timely manner.
  • To ensure boundary walls and perimeters are safe and secure at all times.
  • To ensure shrubbery areas and bushes within school grounds receive annual maintenance and care.
  • To ensure grounds maintenance providers deliver services on time and to the required Trust standards.

 

Health and Safety

  • To monitor and ensure that the school premises are safe and in good working order.
  • To monitor and ensure that Personal Protective Equipment is worn and that safe working methods are adopted as per task related Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
  • To develop and review Risk Assessments and Method Statements in conjunction with estates related activities.
  • To deliver and keep records of monthly safety briefings with site staff (and external agency workers when required).
  • To attend the appropriate Health and Safety training courses where required to do so.
  • To ensure contractors are inducted to site and complete permits prior to commencing works.
  • To support the site team to ensure contractors have access to site asbestos management plans and understand the risks of asbestos prior to commencing work.
  • To provide regular updates on Health and Safety to the Trust’s Head of Estates and Compliance and respective school leaders.
  • To actively use and ensure tasks on the Trust’s centralised compliance reporting system are completed.
  • To actively support Health and Safety audits and immediately act on non-conformances identified.

 

These duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake other duties and responsibilities, which the Trust may determine.

 

Personal Requirements

  • A relevant facilities management qualification or substantial experience in supervising site staff and or external contractors.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations relating to facilities management
  • Experience of managing and delivering planned maintenance activities.
  • Previous experience of managing external contractors
  • Work successfully as part of a team and to prioritise work load with minimum supervision
  • Relate well to children and adults

 

Desirable Requirements

Qualification in site management or facilities management

IOSHH managing safely qualification

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH ALL ACADEMY TRUST POLICIES.

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