Premises Officer

The SmartList
22658.00 GBP Annual + NJC scale 5, spinal point 25
12 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Cottesmore , near Oakham

JOB TITLE: Premises Officer

SALARY & BENEFITS:GBP22,658 NJC scale 5, spinal point 25

WORKING HOURS: 37.5 per week - Monday - Friday

THE COMPANY: Our Client based in Cottesmore, near Oakham are proud of their enthusiastic pupils and dedicated, hard-working staff team. They understand the unique needs of their community. They always try to create a happy and secure school environment in which each individual child is welcomed and encouraged to develop to his or her potential. They are now looking for a Premises Officer to join their team.

THE ROLE: The role of the Premises Officer will vary in duties and will be based across 2 sites. You will ensure the sites are in a good state of repair and appearance - including all buildings and facilities, roads and pathways, grounds and gardens. You will also ensure that the schools are a safe and clean place in which to work and play.

Working Hours -
Monday - Friday 7.30am - 4.00pm

Key Responsibilities to include:-
  • Undertake emergency and planned maintenance and repairs within capability; respond effectively and maintain a log of such works.

  • Maintain all equipment, tools and plant in a safe and good condition; liaising with external suppliers and services where necessary.

  • Maintain the school grounds to a high standard; ensure grounds are litter free.

  • Where required, liaise with external contractors to maintain cost-effective schedules.

  • Liaise with the Head Teacher in the preparation of maintenance, tenders and capital expenditure project / work plans.

  • Liaise with contractors and be their main point of contact.

  • Organise the appropriate qualified contractors when necessary.

  • Manage all contractors on site, ensuring that all health and safety requirements are met, monitor their performance and inspect completed work.

  • Undertake routine inspections of the sites including regular maintenance checks.

  • Maintain computerised record of all regular checks undertaken in-line with the RLT plan, working with the RLT administrator as required.

  • Responsible for heating and lighting systems and arrange to remedy problems, with the support of the RLT Lead Premises Officer.

  • Undertake and document risk assessments/health and safety checks as directed by the Head Teacher.

  • Review the above and bring matters arising to the attention of Headteacher and Lead Premises Officer.

  • Be aware of the location of essential services including water isolation valves, fire points, drainage systems. gas and power supplies in each school and have detailed plans showing the location of these.

  • Regularly inspect all drains and gullies for blockages remedying as necessary.

  • Regularly visually inspect outside areas for defects and potential hazards including condition of boundaries, fencing, building exteriors and trees

  • To maintain and clean key areas of the school not covered by the cleaning contract eg buffing of hall/corridor floors

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the role of Premises Officer will be a a flexibly-minded, hard-working team player who has proven experience of property maintenance, knowledge of health and safety, as well as the ability to manage resources and coordinate contractors to ensure our schools are clean, safe and well maintained environments in which to learn and work.

Key experience highly desirable for the Premises Officer role
  • Previous experience / Knowledge of property maintenance / General maintenance
  • Knowledge of health and safety
  • Happy to undertake an enhanced DBS check
  • Happy to complete a standard school application form
Closing date Thursday September 21 st. Interviews will be held during the week of 25 th September.

* Please note, As part of the application process you will be required to complete an application form.

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