Superintendent / Caretaker

Randstad CPE
Leeds, UK
13 Sep 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client provide both hard and soft FM across the UK to public and private sector bodies including schools, universities and blue light statutory authorities. They are currently recruiting for a Superintendent for a school based in Leeds. Within this role, the successful candidate will ensure that the internal and external school facilities are fully functional, H&S compliant and aesthetically pleasing.

Key responsibilities:

Ensure the security and integrity of the school buildings and grounds through locking and unlocking, patrols and monitoring third party lettings
Conduct initial investigations into reactive requests relating to deficiencies, carrying out repairs and reporting/escalating to Line Manager
Carry out day-to -day duties according to daily schedule, i.e. litter picking, sweeping, spot cleaning toilets and refreshing hand towels and toilet paper.
Carry out defined Planned Preventative Maintenance responsibilities in accordance with the school's schedule and individual's skill base
Liaise with the Facilities Assistant on a daily basis to ensure that events/tasks are managed in an efficient and professional manner
Carry out initial investigations into reactive requests made during the day and making temporary or permanent repairs or otherwise notifying helpdesk of the need to call in a service provider
Respond to emergency situations such as floods, bodily fluids and effecting temporary or permanent rectification in accordance with prescribed procedures and timescales
Be observant for H&S issues and ensure that they are rectified or made safe and reported to management General Duties
Carry out minor repairs and decoration works
Participate in cleaning/deep cleaning activities as and when required
Any other duties as assigned by management that relate to maintaining the facilities in a clean, functional and aesthetically pleasing state.
Be available for lettings of the premises outside of normal hours
Participate in providing an out of hours emergency call out service in line with management instructions
Maintain communication in the event of any incidents to ensure availability of school facilities.Key Requirements:

Previous School Superintendent/Caretaker experience desirable
Range of general handyman skills such as minor plumbing, carpentry, electrical
Good communication skills in relation to managing relations with the school, external contractors and providers and reporting issues to Line Manager.
Ability to liaise with and assist external service providers
Ability to work in a team
Willingness to learn new skills and undertake training to develop role
Some IT knowledge preferable to enable communication via email and completion of statutory documentation spreadsheets and the use of smart phones.The package:

£18,522pa salary + other working benefits
37.5 hour working weekIf this role is of interest to you please apply or call Olivia Lawson on (phone number removed) for more information.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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