1. Purpose of Job
To work within the Estates and Facilities team, providing a comprehensive and quality service to all staff, students and visitors to the Darlington college sites.
2. Principle Accountabilities
a. To perform general duties as required including general cleaning, caretaking shredding and basic maintenance tasks.
b. Provide assistance, direction and excellent customer service to all College users.
c. Issue, move, store and return College property and equipment, moving it around the campus and ensuring it is in place for individual and group activities as required.
d. Ensure that equipment is set up correctly and fit for intended use.
e. To be a First Aider and Fire Warden
f. To respond to any fire or emergency situation, liaising with emergency services where necessary.
g. To perform such driving duties as directed whilst on duty
h. To test fire alarms weekly and report results to the College Health & Safety Adviser.
i. Work as part of the Site Services team to provide a safe and secure working / learning environment for all users of the College facilities.
j. To attend Site Services team meetings as required.
3. Specific Accountabilities
3.1 General Stores
• Maintain Goods Inwards and Distribution procedures providing full accountability.
• Distribute in a timely manner all deliveries where possible to the given destination within the College.
• Update the Asset Register as required
• To undertake reactive and proactive surveillance of the College CCTV system, in line with college policies and procedures, maintain compliance in all aspects of the data protection laws where licensing allows.
• Completion, storage and destruction (when necessary) of all relevant information, in compliance with data protection laws and College Procedures.
• Attend court to offer evidence if required.
• Ensure all equipment is in working order and all failures are correctly recorded and reported as soon as possible in line with legislation.
3.3 Sports Hall
• Maintain and complete records of Sports Hall users, including recording of relevant CRB checks.
• Basic maintenance and storage of sports equipment.
• Maintain general housekeeping and upkeep of the Sports Hall areas including changing rooms, lockers and gymnasiums.
4. General Responsibilities
Compliance with all statutory requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act, the College Health & Safety Policy and any other relevant procedures.
Undertake any other duties assigned by the Line Manager commensurate with the grade of the post.
The College including its Annexes can be open between 0500 - 2300 hours daily each weekday and/or between 0800 - 2300 at weekends. The Site Services Officer work roster is based on 37 hours per week which will be worked during any five days from seven days, as is required to satisfy operational and/or maintenance requirements of the College. The Site Services Officer will also be present outside of these times for operational and/or maintenance purposes.
Flexible working patterns are in operation and it is expected the Site Services Officer will work flexibly within the opening times as directed by the Site Services Manager to satisfy the operational and/or maintenance requirements of the College.
The Site Services Manager will set the day to day work activities within the College and these will include:
Early Work Pattern – Handover from Night Guard, deactivate the alarm systems within the College and/or its Annexes, unlock external doors and complete security checks and external site survey in winter weather conditions.
Late Work Pattern – When all teaching and learning activities have finished, lock up and fully secure the College and its Annexes. This includes switching off all lights, closing and securing of all windows, close and secure all doors, activation of the College alarm system and handover to Night Guard.
***STRICTLY NO AGENCIES***
Child protection is the responsibility of all staff. The College will therefore:
•Encourage and maintain an environment where students feel secure, are encouraged to talk, and are listened to
•Ensure students know that there are staff in the College whom they can approach if they are worried
•Include opportunities in the curriculum for students to develop the skills they need to recognise and stay safe from abuse
•All staff will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding induction and training.