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Site Officer Job in London

Posted: 13-09-2017
Place: Southfields, London

Sheringdale Primary School
Standen Road, Wandsworth SW18 5TR
Headteacher: Sarah Jones
Required for November or December 2017
Site Officer 20 – 30 hours a week TTO with option for school holiday projects
Salary range: 20 hours Salary range: £10,372.01-£11,365.59 (Scale 4, spine point 18–21)
30 hours Salary range: £15,561.00-£17,051.67 (Scale 4, spine point 18-21)
We need a Site Officer who:
• Wants to join a welcoming, dedicated and motivated team
• Has initiative and an eye for improvement
• Can achieve high standards in finish and presentation of the site
• Has skills across a number of trades
• Works well with others and is flexible
• Seeks to further develop their skills
We will offer you:
• Support as you settle into your new role
• Ongoing professional development
• Support of a well-organised and very positive team of colleagues
Sheringdale is a caring, community school at the heart of leafy Southfields with great transport links. The children are curious, creative and polite and the staff and families are welcoming and supportive.
The school achieves high standards and our vision is Learn Create Grow Together. Our facilities have expanded and improved and we are developing the garden and outdoor area. Can you contribute to our ongoing improvements?
Successful candidates will be subject to satisfactory Safeguarding and DBS checks.
Closing date: Midday 10th October Interviews: 17th October
Site Officer – Sheringdale primary School
Grade: Grade 4 (Spine Point 18-21)
Responsible to the Site Administration Officer for the efficient performance of their duties in relation to the maintenance, security and safety of the site.
Main duties and responsibilities
1. Reporting to the Site Administration Officer evidence of major and minor defects.
2. Maintaining a maintenance request log in reception to ensure completion of requests and to track any follow up as necessary
3. Maintenance of playground(s) and keeping drain gullies free from obstruction
4. Ensuring the maintenance of boundaries, footpaths and car parks on the school site
5. Carrying out minor repairs to the site such as minor adjustments to doors and windows, replacement of locks, board up or replace windows, general carpentry repairs, change tap washers, replace light diffusers etc.
6. In liaison with the Site Administration Officer to order and supervise day to day repairs for approved contractors ensuring they are carried out to the correct standard.
7. Operating and checking boiler and ventilation systems and ensuring that they are maintained to the correct standard including checking automated systems, time clocks etc.
8. Checking fire appliances at regular intervals ensuring that they are serviced by the approved contractor, testing fire alarms weekly and keeping records of testings and evacuations. In addition to this the Premises Officer is responsible for managing checks and records on the boiler and water systems for legionella etc.
9. As delegated by the Site Administration Officer, monitoring the standards of the cleaning and grounds maintenance contractor, reporting defects to the central management team.
10. Carrying out emergency cleaning duties during the school day e.g. Removal of body fluids, broken glass, flood damage, etc.
11. Ensures that the contractor carries out specialised cleaning at the relevant times.
12. In liaison with other school based staff operates the lettings system, ensuring that facilities are provided at the agreed level and that the areas let are returned to their normal use on time.
13. In liaison with the school staff to maintain stock records as required.
14. In liaison with the Site Administration Officer, takes step to ensure that the premises are free from hazards and safe, warm and secure for pupils, staff and visitors.
15. Is a registered key holder and ensures the security of the premises as delegated by the headteacher.
16. Identifying where improvements can be made to health and safety, environmental impact and quality and recommend actions for change
17. Monitoring adequate security of the building and premises at all times
18. When carrying out work to be guided by the organisation’s up to date written health and safety policy statement
19. Ensuring the health and safety policy is adequately resourced and clearly communicated to all people in your area of responsibility and other relevant parties
20. Recognising any pollution or disruption e.g. Cracked walls and taking necessary action
21. Transports monies to and from the bank as necessary.
22. Maintaining the outdoor area and garden, ensuring that the area is kept clean safe and appealing by oversight of the cleaning company, checking and maintaining the equipment and basic gardening.
23. Monitoring and ordering of fuel and ensuring economy measures are carried out.
24. Implementing risk management policies as directed by the headteacher/site manager.
25. Taking steps to keep the premises free from infestation from pests and vermin.
26. Reporting to the Site Administration Officer any spend against agreed budgets.
27. Moving and distribution of furniture, equipment and stores as required.
28. Carrying out any other duties appropriate to the grading level as required by the Site Administration Officer, e.g. Offering flexible support with school events which take place out of hours
29. To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Children Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people as this applies to the worker’s role within the organisation.
30. To also be fully aware of the principles of safeguarding as they apply to vulnerable adults in relation to the worker’s role.
31. To ensure that the worker’s line manager is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns which the worker may have in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.
32. Undertake such other duties as the Headteacher from time to time may direct
The person appointed will have:
• To have experience of a range of trades
• experience of gardening or a willingness to learn
• Understanding of health and safety requirements of a large site and the
ability to recognise and take action to avoid potential risks under Health and Safety legislation
• experience of working in a team and liaising with others
• Good communication skills
• To have good literacy and numeracy skills
• Good IT skills or a genuine willingness to be trained to the level required
• Be able to manage a physically demanding schedule
• Be flexible, adaptable and willing to undertake a variety of tasks
• Have a clear understanding of aims and values of a school
• Be open minded and willing to undergo training as required and for self-development
• Be able to use your own initiative and take responsibility
• Be able to contribute to the strategic development plan for the school site.

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