Facilities Assistant (Part Time)

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  • Job Reference: PR/000841
  • Job Title: Facilities Assistant (Part Time)
  • Location: London
  • Basic Salary Range: Equivalent of £25,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens have been assigned by a charity to recruit for a Part Time Facilities Assistant to join their team on a temporary basis.

Key Responsibilities

Property Maintenance Duties:

  • Undertake minor repairs (i.e. not requiring qualified craftsperson) such as changing light bulbs and building flat packed furniture
  • Act as the point of contact for reporting of faulty equipment and arrange for repairs if required
  • Updating signage and noticeboards, as per requirements of the centre manager
  • In the absence of the centre manager to arrange emergency contractor visits
  • Monitoring the heat, cooling, and other environmental system within the building
  • Taking pride in building presentation, tidying up/putting things away as necessary, reporting any ongoing concerns to the centre manager
  • Managing the ongoing relationship with the cleaning contractor

Health & Safety

  • Trained as a first aider and fire marshal (ideally)
  • To carry out the weekly fire alarm test and monthly fire alarm test logging this information in the fire log book
  • To carry out the building monthly emergency lighting test and inspection of the fire extinguishers
  • Being an integral part of the H&S management of the building (prior experience in H&S management desirable but not essential)
  • To look after the water management within the building

Building Security

  • To be lead administrator for the building access control system, issuing and terminating access passes as necessary
  • Manual handling of onsite deliveries
  • In the event of staff absence to perform the building shutdown to ensure optimum building security and energy conservation

Facilities Management/Admin

  • To review contracts to ensure we are getting the best possible deal
  • To create a schedule of maintenance activities and to ensure getting the good and services we are being charged for
  • To ensure the costs effect procurement of goods and services as required
  • Liaising with contractors regarding the various works on site