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Handy Person - Maintenance Person

Posted 7 days 3 hours ago by Hays

£25,979 Annual
Not Specified
Academic Jobs
Yorkshire, Bradford, United Kingdom, BD1 1
Job Description
Facilities Co-ordinator / Maintenance Operative - Education - Bradford

Are you passionate about creating a safe and well-maintained environment that fosters learning and growth? A reputable and forward-thinking educational institution is seeking an experienced and dedicated Facilities Co-Ordinator to join their dynamic team.Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £25,979 per annum
  • Opportunity for career growth and professional development
  • Comprehensive health and wellness programs
  • Generous paid time off and holiday allowance
  • Employer-contributed pension scheme

  • About the Organisation:
    This academy is a shining light in the community, with a clear vision of developing responsibility, respect, and resilience in their students. They are committed to creating an inclusive and compassionate environment that reflects society and nurtures the personal, spiritual, and academic growth of every learner, from the age of 2 to 18. With a strong emphasis on faith and moral purpose, the academy believes in empowering their staff to excel in their chosen fields and make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people.
    The Role:
    As a handy person, you will work closely with the Site and Facilities Manager and the operations team to ensure the smooth running of the academy's facilities. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Overseeing general security, maintenance, and safeguarding of the school premises and grounds
  • Performing general labouring duties such as portering, grounds upkeep, joinery, plumbing, electrical works, and minor project supervision
  • Reconfiguring furniture and equipment in classrooms, meeting rooms, and social spaces according to standard layouts or specific requirements
  • Setting up equipment for internal and external events, training sessions, and meetings
  • Installing and removing signage across the academy
  • Distributing parcels, packages, and IT consumables to relevant departments
  • Assisting with building maintenance and reporting any faults to the Site & Facilities Manager
  • Undertaking supervisory duties of learners during start and finish times, and during breaks
  • Supervising the completion of academy PPM's and site compliance checks across the entire site
  • Assisting colleagues and managing on-site storage, work areas, and waste systems
  • Providing weekly reports and attending meetings with the Site & Facilities Manager on team progress and status

  • Requirements:
  • Ability to work in accordance with good health & safety and manual handling practices
  • Experience is H&S training - fire plans, risk assessments etc
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail, highly organised, and efficient approach to tasks
  • Ability to respond effectively to reactive work requests and work independently
  • Previous experience in security, estates/facilities, and front-line customer service (advantageous)
  • A can-do attitude, proactive problem-solving skills, and a passion for continuous improvement
  • Willingness to undertake health and safety training, including manual handling principles and practice
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the requirements of the role
  • Suitable physical fitness level, as the role may involve significant manual handling activities at times

  • This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an organisation that values its staff's well-being and provides support, challenge, and investment for professional growth. If you share their vision for improving the lives of young people and have the tenacity, resilience, and commitment to be a part of their journey, apply now! #
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