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Facilities Manager / Supervisor

  • Location: York
  • Salary: £30,000 to £30,000
  • Type: Temporary
  • Posted: 7 days ago
  • Company: Catfoss Recruitment

Our client is looking to recruit a Facilities Manager / Supervisor, to work across a multi academy trust of schools, initially on a temporary basis.
The successful applicant will have a good range of skills and experience including a high level of building and grounds maintenance, ideally gained in a similar environment together with exceptional and proven skills and management of a facilities service. This is a busy and varied role so you will need to be flexible and hands-on, practical in your approach, coupled with a good working knowledge of health and safety requirements.

Facilities Manager / Supervisor
Key Tasks during Temporary Contract:
* Responsible for ensuring the required preparations & changes are made to all school sites for September. Ensure that all schools are COVID secure, in line with senior managers plans for each school and national guidance.
* Responsible for managing emergency, reactive and proactive maintenance and repairs.
* Oversight and line management of facility teams within schools - ensuring clear direction and monitoring of work. In smaller schools, with no on-site site staff, provide practical, hands on support to make the necessary adjustments and maintenance of the site
* Audit of all school sites prior to September, to ensure that buildings are ready for pupils to return safely in September, reporting any concerns immediately to Heads/CEO.
* Monitoring of a building project at a Trust School. Provide a link between contractors and the Trust during the building project, monitoring and reporting to CEO/Head on progress and flagging any concerns.
* Provide advice and guidance on health and safety matters, including support in production of individual and whole schools risk assessments, working alongside the Trust Central Team and Heads.

Facilities Manager / Supervisor
* Related qualifications (IOSH qualification (or equivalent) essential)
* Experience of working in a reactive maintenance service environment
* High level of skills and experience in building maintenance
* Ability to manage a team of staff in an effective and professional manner, in line with school policies
* Possess good working knowledge of general building and grounds maintenance
* Experience in the safe use of typical powered, hand and bench tools
* Flexibility in planning site visits to partner schools and prioritising works according
* To hold a clean driving license and be prepared to travel to schools in Trust.

Please apply ASAP

2 months full time temporary but may be extended