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Submitted by Anonymous on 8 March, 2018 - 12:47
We are looking to appoint a Facilities Supervisor to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment
<p>This post is open to Newcastle City Council employees only.<br /><br />Facility Services and Civic Management<br />37 hours per week (split shift). <br /><br />We are looking to appoint a flexible, enthusiastic and reliable Facilities Supervisor to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment. <br /><br />Proposed working hours: Mon&#45;Thurs 7am to 12pm (incl of a 30 minute unpaid break) and 3pm to 6pm. Friday 7am to 12pm (incl of a 30 minute unpaid break) and 3pm to 5.30pm. <br /><br />Simonside is a vibrant primary school in Newbiggin Hall area that serves a richly diverse community. We are looking for a Facilities Supervisor to ensure we maintain high standards of cleanliness and repair across our school site. <br /><br />You will be responsible for the security of the premises, setting alarms, general health and safety issues relating to the building, as well as a range of porterage duties. There will be a responsibility for the supervision of cleaning staff. <br /><br />You will be expected to be able to deal with varying workloads and the cleaning of a defined area equating to a fifteen hour pitch. The building and grounds are large and spread out which means you must be good at managing your own time. There will need to be a degree of flexibility around certain key events in the school calendar e.g. parent&#47; evenings, governing body meetings, Christmas and summer fairs etc. which will be arranged at the start of the academic year. You will be expected to be available to undertake lettings for the school when required. <br /><br />To work in our busy and demanding school, you must be positive, hardworking, and able to forge positive relationships and have a strong commitment to high standards of service delivery and customer care.<br /><br />Good communication and DIY skills are essential. Caretaking experience in a school would be an advantage. It is also essential that you are capable of regular stooping, bending, lifting and carrying of equipment, materials and furniture and are able to climb ladders.<br /><br />We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.<br /><br />Apply online at This is an internal vacancy - You must be registered on northeastjobs as an internal user and logged in to apply for this post.<br /><br />As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.</p>
&#163;17,072 - &#163;18,746 per annum
Newcastle upon Tyne
Full time
15 March, 2018