Apprentice Facilities services operative Level 2 - Mayfield School

You will have the opportunity to develop new skills in building and maintenance and will develop a good understanding of how to keep our facilities safe for all users.

As well as developing your skills and expertise in facilities and building management, you will have the opportunity to be fully involved in the life of the school.

You will work alongside our Facilities Team to develop your skills and experience in all aspects of facilities management. Your working hours will be Monday to Friday, 8am till 4.00pm. You will have a half-hour lunch break each day and an early finish at 3.30pm on one day per week. You will be provided with a uniform. There will be the option of working overtime on the weekends and in the evenings to support lettings. Duties will include:

· Carry out security procedures for grounds, premises, and their contents. The routine and non-routine opening and closing of premises.

· Carry out required duties in connection with approved lettings of premises and after-school activities.

· Report in accordance with agreed procedures any trespass on the premises, damage from intruders and unauthorised parking of vehicles.

· Monitor building cleaning standards and/or frequencies to ensure that work is carried out in accord with the School’s Specifications and report findings.

· Check building for routine maintenance matters and vandalism, reporting and taking appropriate action when necessary.

  • Undertake day-to-day maintenance and decorating duties, reporting to Site Manager any faults requiring specialist attention. Ensure replacement of light bulbs, tubes and diffusers as required.

· Carry out checks on fire alarms, extinguishers, burglar alarms, residual current devices and visual checks of electrical fittings.

· Ensure that access to fire exits and equipment are free from obstruction.

· Ensure gullies, gutters, fall pipes and drainage systems are free from blockages and arrange to clean when necessary, within the capabilities of the post holder and being mindful of Health and Safety regulations.

· Ensure footpaths, car parks, shrubberies and paved areas are kept in clean and tidy condition.

· Take delivery of, if appropriate store, laundry, stationery, materials and other goods. Carry out porterage duties within the School.

· Understand how the Building Management System operates the heating and ventilation systems.

· Set up the Hall for events like assemblies, performances and examinations.

· Perform emergency cleaning required due to accidents, illness, vandalism, building and equipment failure.

· Deal with enquiries from members of staff, contractors and members of the public.

Working with our Training Provider, HIT Training, you will be allocated a Course Tutor and provided with 20% ‘off the job’ training to develop your understanding of best practice in facilities management and to complete your Apprenticeship portfolio. As well as Bank Holidays, you will have 26 days of Annual Leave each year.

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