Facilities Assistant

Salary: GBP £17,687-£18,681, depending on experience

Application Deadline: July 29, 2019 9:00 am

Company: Trinity Community Arts Ltd



Job Details

Responsibilities

The Facilities Assistant will assist the Facilities Coordinator with general day-to-day operations of the Trinity Centre building and grounds, ensuring the site is well maintained and safe for all centre users. Working as part of the Venue Team, you will help to make sure activities taking place at the centre are delivered safely and effectively in line with Trinity’s policies and procedures.

Specific duties

  • Support the Facilities Coordinator with general day-to-day cleaning, tidying and routine maintenance of the site:
  1. carrying out basic repairs and general maintenance
  2. upkeep of the garden and grounds i.e. litter picking, mowing, weeding
  3. visual checks of the site: monitoring for hazards to minimise risk in line with Trinity’s policies and procedures; identifying and reporting areas needing maintenance/repair
  4. basic inventories/routine checks, i.e. fire safety, first aid and electrical equipment
  • Act as a designated key holder of the premises, ensuring key Trinity policies are upheld, specifically  to assist the Facilities Coordinator in ensuring Trinity’s Health and Safety policy and accompanying procedures, risk assessments and method statements are adhered to
  • General event set-up and pack down including basic technical equipment i.e. projector, PA
  • Assist the Venue Team to coordinate operations staff for Events:  Duty Manager (DM) rota, coordinating DM team meetings, liaising with DM staff to ensure all shifts are covered
  • Booking in external contractors i.e. cleaners
  • Assist with car park operations i.e. emptying pay and display machines (cash-handling)
  • Uphold Trinity’s policies and take part in any team meetings/training as may be required
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required within the responsibilities of this role.

Person Specification

Essential This is role includes regular physically demanding aspects such as manual handling, working at height and event staging set-up. Please contact us if you have any questions before application regarding the physical nature of this role.

  • At least 1yr experience in general maintenance
  • Basic DIY skills i.e. carpentry, painting and decorating and carrying out routine repairs
  • Proven understanding of issues around Health and Safety in a public space, licensing and implementing procedures
  • Organised and able to follow instructions, also able to work using own initiative and prioritise tasks
  • Experience of working with the public, excellent and customer-care skills and a commitment to providing excellent service
  • Good communication skills and a friendly, personable manner
  • Basic technical experience (i.e. audio & visual equipment)
  • General administration and basic ICT skills i.e. email, spreadsheets and word documents
  • A commitment to the values and objectives of Trinity Community Arts

Desirable

  • Experience acting as a designated key-holder for a public building
  • Basic cash handling skills
  • Relevant qualification/s and/or training i.e. Health and Safety
  • Technical training/skills i.e. sound systems, lighting, microphones

Training

The post holder will be expected to undertake first aid, health and safety and fire marshal training.

Shift pattern

The post holder will be expected to work flexible hours where required, including some early starts and weekend shifts.

DBS check

An enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required for this post, in line with our Safeguarding Policy.

How to apply To apply please download and complete an application form and accompanying personal details and equal opportunities forms and email to Please note we do not accept CV applications.

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Documents

Job Posting title: Facilities Assistant
Closing Date: 2019-07-29T09:00:00+01:00