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Maintenance Assistant


Company & Role Overview

We are currently recruiting for a full-time, permanent Premises Assistant at a secondary school in southwest London. The company offers a variety of benefits including a staff reward scheme for outstanding work, qualification progression, discounted higher education, half term breaks and a staff laptop. The successful candidate will ensure the school grounds maintain a high level of cleanliness, protect the wellbeing of the students and provide a safe space for all service users.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintenance activities can include overall repairs and site enhancements, general cleaning and gardening, frequent inspections, verifying safety of outdoor equipment, and communicating with the line manager.
  • Resources duties can include keeping records, chemicals and information sheet, risk assessments, health and safety checks.
  • Security responsibilities will require key holding including afterschool activities such as meetings and events.
  • Portering, organising lunchtime hall, budgeting appliances, audits and contributing to meetings.
  • Understand GDPR and privacy regarding personal data, safeguarding students in consideration of school safety policies and procedures.
  • Any other responsibilities asked by the line manager must be completed to the highest standards.

Important Requirements (Essential)

  • Ability to carry out basic DIY tasks for maintenance responsibilities
  • Good standard of oral and written communication
  • Teamworker
  • Capable of working independently

Requirements (Desirable)

  • Experienced or qualified in a maintenance related industry such as pluming and decorating
  • Previous employment in a school setting or related area
  • Good knowledge of health and safety standards

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000