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Building and Facilities Officer Apprentice, Richmond upon Thames College

Job Role Overview: The post holder will provide co-ordination and support for the Estates & IT Department and Head of Building and Facilities around the management and maintenance of the college buildings and campus.

Duties would include:

• Understanding of the college estate around service utilities

• Cover and assist Head of Building and Facilities with day to day running of the college estate

• The ability to assess and coordinate day to day maintenance and repairs across the college campus while working alongside the maintenance and caretaking teams

• Support and manage ground maintenance needs

• Project plan and co-ordination of room/building moves/decants

• Support in the planning of routine maintenance & betterment projects

• To provide management information on class/workshop/room utilisation

• Supporting the department liaising with internal and external building service contractors

• Manage and maintain college mini buses, including bookings for hire, organising MOT and servicing

• Co-ordinate and manage any pest control needs

• College car parking management

• To implement and manage the fire evacuation process for the college

• To assist as and when required as part of the Estates and IT team core hub for job allocations via the Estates Help Desk reporting system

• Provide telephone and advice cover for the IT/Estates helpdesk

• To undertake any such other, broadly analogous tasks as the Principal or their delegate may from time to time determine, or the demands of the College requireThere are no line management responsibilities associated with this post, but the post holder will work very closely with the following:

• Director of IT and Estates

• Head of Building and Facilities

• Caretaking Team

• Maintenance Team


General duties would include:

• To participate fully in appraisal according to the College requirements and undertake training and development likely to improve personal knowledge and skills as required

• To keep up-to-date with Quality Improvement initiatives and to be aware of, and meet, service standards for the department •To propose any ideas that may help to promote and extend the College’s reputation and efficient running of the College

• To undertake all duties and responsibilities in accordance with College policies inclusive of Equal Opportunities, Data Protection, Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection, Quality and Financial regulations

• To report any concerns to the appropriate person

• To use appropriate management information to recognise and support diversity in the student cohort •To work safely, consider the safety of others and work within the guidelines stated in the College Health and Safety Policy

• To be available to assist in enrolment procedures

• This may require additional hours including evenings and weekends, for example during the Autumn Term

• To work flexibly, this will include evenings, open days, parents’ evenings and possibly weekends. Where this requires working outside normal working hours (e.g. evening/weekend working) time off in lieu arrangements will apply

• To undertake any other duties commensurate with your level of responsibility as may be required by the College Leadership Team

• Some flexitime will be necessary for this post, but the Head of Building and Facilities will ensure this is kept to within acceptable guidelines/levels .

Location: Twickenham

No. of Vacancies: 1

Application Deadline: 04/12/2017

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