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Maintenance Operative

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Windlesham House School



Full Time (Core working hours are from 12:30 to 20:30 Monday to Friday with occasional on call and out of hours)

Responsibilities and Duties
Be proficient in using equipment and tooling necessary to support the property maintenance task and understand how to maintain and repair such equipment.

Keep up to date with developments and best practice in all facility maintenance matters.

Maintain the appearance of the site, ensuring that exterior and interior spaces are presented in a clean, well-kept and professional manner at all times.

Provide basic support to the School Swimming Pool Manager by undertaking basic pool maintenance activities when he is either off shift or on leave.

Assist with snow and ice clearance tasks as required, under the direction of the Estates Bursar or Grounds Manager.

Attend work looking clean smart and wearing the uniform and appropriate protective clothing.

Ensure that all duties undertaken are carried out in accordance with Health & Safety requirements and best practice as per induction and ongoing training received, which are outlined in individual training requirements Logs. To report any potential hazards, faults or problems to the Estates Bursar.

Ensure ongoing compliance with current and emerging fire regulations in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Remain alert to the risk of fire and to visually check all fire exit routes and fire safety equipment routinely throughout duties, ensuring that safe evacuation routes are maintained, immediately reporting any obstructions.

Undertake a variety of statutory compliance tasks including periodic testing of water samples, swimming pool sampling and dosing and portable appliance testing.

Undertake a variety of tasks (for example deliveries, room preparation, furniture moves, waste disposal, clocks setting) in support of care taking staff.

Undertake security (lock-up ) of the School at the end of your shift (approximately 20:15).
Complete other duties which may naturally fall within the reasonable expectations of the role, as requested by the Estates Bursar or others.

Closing Date: 23rd February 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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