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Assistant Facilities Manager

Job details
Posting date: 17 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: 32,000 - 35,000 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 July 2024
Location: SY13 1LJ
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Springcare Ltd
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 247176JCP


Who are we?

Springcare are a family run group of residential and nursing homes. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, who strives to provide a healthy and respectful work culture.

We are excited to have a new opportunity for a full time Assistant Facilities Manager!

The role:

In this role, you would be responsible for providing support to the Estate and Facilities manager and the Facilities team.

To assist and support the Estates & Facilities Manager in providing day to day operational management for all services/
Ensuring that all Springcare Care premises, new and current, and their environments, are maintained to an acceptable standard.
Ensuring the health and safety of all who use the buildings, plant, equipment and facilities are safe to do so.
As a designated competent person, the job holder will support the management of health and safety policies and practices across the Group.
Deputising for the Estates & Facilities Manager in their absence
This role is based from Whitchurch, Shropshire, and is full time 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

To support the Estates & Facilities Manager in the day to day running of Group properties.
To assist with the recording & updating of the planning and implementation of a Planned
Preventative Maintenance programme for all buildings, plant and equipment
and identified clinical equipment.
To assist with the recording/testing and maintenance of all safety and other security
and nursing systems in accordance with current legislation and Group policies.
To undertake duties relating to security, general maintenance and upkeep of the
grounds, buildings & plant.
To assist the Estates & Facilities Manager in the ordering, procurement of all supplies and
equipment relevant to the facilities and domestic activities.
Plan the undertaking of any occasional scheduled minor works projects.
To assist in the supervision of any work undertaken by in-house maintenance teams & contractors as agreed with the Estates & Facilities Manager.
Assist the Estates & Facilities Manager in undertaking regular site and service inspection tours
and identifying areas for improvement.
To be responsible for the planning and implementation of a rolling redecoration
To support the Estates & Facilities Manager in the maintenance of inventories of all equipment’s
and premises and ensure testing and maintenance of all safety and other security
systems in accordance with current legislation and Group policies.
To help deliver Health and safety /fire training as required for mandatory and
statutory purposes.
To assist and record the fire and health and safety risk assessments on a rolling
programme supporting the Estates & Facilities Manager with audits or sport check visit as
Who are we looking for:

We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with excellent organisational skills. You would have relevant facilities management experience preferably gained within a health & social care environment.

Ideally you would have a Health & Safety qualification such as IOSH or NEBOSH and be a member or working towards membership of the IWFM. (Institute of Workplace Facilities Management)

What we can offer to you:

Friendly supportive company that supports staff growth.
Fully funded training (T&C's apply)
Internal career progression opportunities.
28 days paid holidays (based on a full holiday year, full-time hours & including bank holidays).
On site free parking.
Access to the work placed pension scheme.
The successful candidate would require a Standard DBS check, two written references (one must be from last employer), and evidence of right to work in the UK check.

Our organisation is committed to safe and fair recruitment, safeguarding, and protecting those we care for and serve. We make sure all of our staff are vetted, selected, trained and supervised fairly and to a high standard so that they can provide safe, effective and compassionate care. We are professional, supportive and committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce.