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Site Supervisor vacancy in Southall (131jc)


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Location: Southall
Region: London and South East
Salary: £22 – 24.5k + Location Allowance
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Facilities Management
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
My client who is a National Charity are now seeking to recruit a Site Supervisor for a site in Southall to look after a specialist school and respite care facility for disabled children.

You will be reporting to the Area Facilities Manager as well as the Finance and Business Manager.

You will be responsible for and ensure the upkeep, general maintenance, safety and security of the Service’s buildings, grounds and outdoor equipment by undertaking repairs, instructing & supervising maintenance staff and organising 3rd party contractors as necessary, as well as being responsible to maintain up-to-date records on Facilities, maintenance, H&S(buildings) etc

Therefore, your principal accountabilities will include:
• To instruct & supervise maintenance staff
• Undertake general repairs and maintenance and generally upkeep the buildings, and site to ensure that they are maintained to a high standard.
• Plan & carry out duties in an efficient and tidy way, with due consideration for your own safety and that of staff, service users and visitors and in compliance with the Charity Health & Safety policies
• Prioritise and plan repairs to ensure, as far as possible, minimum inconvenience & disruption to the Service and to ensure that your time is used productively and effectively
• Be pro-active in identifying maintenance issues/defects and act to minimise cost and disruption to the service by either carrying out repairs yourself or by organising 3rd party contractors in a timely manner
• Promptly record and report any defects & issues of concern beyond the skills and scope of this post to your line manager in order that they (or you) can organise external contractors to carry out repairs in line with agreed policies & arrangements
• Carry out planned & regular maintenance such as emergency lighting, fire alarm & legionella checks in accordance with Charity guidelines
• As required, facilitate maintenance work by specialist contractors and supervise and allocate work needed. Ensure the contractors are made aware of and comply with the Service’s Health & Safety Regulations and of any Health & Safety risks and hazards within the areas of their work and check their activities regularly to ensure compliance.
• Attend out of hours, or remain on site, to carry out emergency/urgent repairs, or attend on external contractors as required to ensure the service can function pending permanent repairs.
• Carry out repairs to furniture, fixtures and fittings where possible and safe to do so and carry out minor redecorations projects
• Responsible for Unlocking and Locking premises as required
• Ensure the site and buildings are kept tidy at all times by ensuring excess building materials, rubbish and litter etc is removed promptly and disposed of correctly
• Maintain tools and equipment & ensure they are kept in good working order & safe/secure when not in use.
• Identify requirements and maintain adequate stocks of essential parts and materials safely and securely
• Assist with relocation/moving of furniture and equipment as required by the service manager if safe to do so and in line with Manual Handling policies
• Carry out regular vehicle maintenance checks and report or organise repairs in accordance with hire agreements & Charity vehicle policy & procedures. Ensure vehicle(s) are fit for the road by undertaking routine checks of lights, tyres, oil and water, to maintain the safety of the driver and goods. Maintain records in accordance with Charity policy and raise issues of concern with your line manager

To be eligible for this role you will need the following skills, knowledge and experience:
• Able to demonstrate relevant experience and good practical skills in building general repair and maintenance
• Able to communicate effectively with staff and suppliers/contractors
• Health and Safety
• Maintenance/repairs
• Performing vehicle maintenance checks (desirable)
• Managing a maintenance team
• Dealing with contractors and suppliers
• Relevant practical skill qualification such as City & Guilds (e.g. joinery and carpentry)
• Full UK Driving Licence required

This role would probably suit someone who is ex Royal Engineers who is seeking a role where he can use both his management skills and well as his hands-on skills in this niche charity supplier.

They are looking to start the interview process either at the tail end of November or beginning of December, with looking for someone to start early January. As part of this role you will also need to pass an enhanced CRB check, as you are going to be dealing with children.

In return they are offer a fair salary which has an additional Living allowance of £1598 which is added to the salary package.

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