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Facilities Support Assistant

Facilities Support Assistant
Salary: £11.95 per hour - £ 13,360 per annum gross (£23,303 FTE)
Working hours: 21.5 hours per week working Monday to Sunday on a rota basis (mainly Monday to
Friday in the morning however flexibility needed to support the business needs).
Location: The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, SE11 5RR


The Post

The main duties will include, but not limited to:


, Setting up furniture for conference and meeting rooms
, Providing Audio Visual and Information Technology support for centre users
, Cleaning of meeting rooms and catering areas
, Acting as point of contact for tenants with queries/problems to report, establishing and maintaining excellent communication with tenants and centre users to ensure their satisfaction with the building and services
, Monitoring the condition of communal areas, tea points and toilet facilities throughout the day and carrying out any necessary tidying and occasional cleaning duties as appropriate
, Making sure waste and recycling are managed well within the centre
, Carrying out small-scale maintenance tasks that do not require specialist training both for the communal areas and for individual tenants.

These include; re-painting offices, basic plumbing, small-scale carpentry, key cutting, waste disposal, etc.
, Tenants moves, including preparation of office for new occupation, key cutting, activation phones/IT
, Checking on stocks of flipchart papers, light bulbs, recycling supplies etc., preparing orders to keep stock at a good level and keeping accurate records,
, Carrying out porter duties and reception cover
, Assist the Facilities Manager in ensuring the building is safe, pleasant and that the services are functioning
, Testing fire alarms
, Compliance with Health and Safety legislation
, COSHH awareness (regulations regarding hazardous substances)
, Reporting day-to-day building-related problems (ranging from boiler/heating breakdowns, leaking roofs and blocked toilets, to alarm activations etc.) to Facilities Manager
, To carry out gardening duties, soil cultivation, digging, forking, mulching, watering, raking, weeding, edging, pruning, bed preparation and planting
, Assisting the Facilities Manager with other duties that may be required from time to time


Other responsibilities include:
, Making suggestions on how to improve management and delivery of maintenance and services to tenants, how to achieve the company's social and environmental objectives, etc.,
, Working to improve the company's social and environmental objectives,
, Attending company-wide events such as training, the employee conference, etc.,
, Ad-hoc Reception duties and assisting with administrative tasks as and when required
, Other duties as required, in line with the role.


Person Specification

This is a busy, demanding and responsible role that requires an individual with both customer service and practical skills, and a positive attitude.


The person we are looking for will need:
, Customer care skills with a commitment to provide a good service to our tenants and building users,
, Good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office software,
, Extensive Audio and Visual (AV) conferencing knowledge and skills,
, Previous experience in a similar post,
, Practical DIY skills, e.g.

painting, putting up shelves, willing to do ‘a bit of everything',
, Light plumbing skills pertaining to toilets, sinks and basins
, Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise his/her work, multi-task and remain flexible,
, To be trustworthy, personable and reliable,
, The ability to act quickly and effectively using their own initiative,
, To be a team player and a good communicator,
, To maintain a professional standard of presentation and communication with colleagues and tenants at all times,
, Health and Safety awareness and knowledge,
, Have some knowledge and interest in social and environmental issues, particularly recycling.


Contractual Details

This is a permanent contract role with a three-month probationary period.

The roles benefits include 25 days holiday entitlement pro-rata as well as statutory bank holidays.


We offer a company contribution up to 7% to a pension dependant on scheme as well as other benefits.


Please note, you must be eligible to work in the UK in order to apply for this role.

No agencies.


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