Multi-Skilled Facilities Operative

Hopwood Hall College
23151.00 GBP Annual
11 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Provide a professional and cost effective service and solutions to the college campuses.

You will be a competent person and be able to cover a variety of tasks which will include painting and decorating, tiling, joinery and plumbing, and have a good general knowledge of electrical systems.


  1. Compile and plan painting and decorating schedule across both campuses.
  2. Measuring surface areas to work out how much paint or wall covering you need.
  3. Attend to damaged or faulty doors or ironmongery and rectify in a timely manner.
  4. Attend to any plumbing issues such as leaks, blockages, new installations when required.
  5. Provide high quality and high level of service to our clients.
  6. Ensure work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times and free from any hazards.
  7. Ensure compliance with Health & Safety regulations at all times
  8. Ensure continuous development and improvement of professional knowledge.
  9. Work under own initiative and decisions to ensure correct measures are taken to resolve issues.
  10. Any other duties, of a similar level of responsibility, as may be required.
  11. To develop and effectively manage the painting and decorating apprentice.
  12. Assist facilities operatives in their work tasks when required.

All staff are responsible for:

Children & Vulnerable Adults: safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults

Equipment & Materials: the furniture, equipment and consumable goods used in relation to their work

Health / Safety / Welfare: the health and safety and welfare of all employees, students and visitors under their control in accordance with Hopwood Hall College's safety policy statements

Equal Opportunities: performing their duties in accordance with Hopwood Hall College's Single Equality Scheme

Revisions and updates

This role description will be reviewed and amended on an on-going basis in line with organisational requirements dependant on the needs of the service

Person Profile

"The College supports the Skills for Life agenda and recognises the importance of all adults having functional literacy and numeracy whatever their role. All staff are therefore given the support to gain a level 2 qualification in literacy and / or numeracy if they do not already have one and all teaching staff are expected to promote the basic skills of their learners within their subjects."


Essential Criteria

Good standard of secondary education with good numeracy and literacy skills.

How Identified: Application / Interview

Desirable Criteria

H&S related training: manual handling, first aid, PASMA, use of ladders, working at heights, use of power tools and equipment, COSHH regs, and risk assessment training.

How Identified: Application / Interview


Essential Criteria

Measurable experience as a multi skilled operative in commercial sector.

Demonstrates initiative and makes responsible decisions and takes responsibility for own actions.

How Identified: Application / Interview

Desirable Criteria

Semi-professional building trade experience and any additional trade skills.

How Identified: Application / Interview

IT Skills

Essential Criteria

Basic IT Skills

How Identified: Application / Interview