Facilities Manager / Health and Safety

£27,000 - £29,900 per annum


Job Description

Facilities Manager / Health and Safety Coordinator
£27,000 - £29,900 per annum dependant upon experience

Our client, and education establishment, are looking for a facilities manager who will also take some responsibility for Health and Safety within the premises.

Duties will include

• Oversee emergency and planned maintenance and repairs; respond effectively and maintain a
log of such works.
• Maintain all equipment, tools and plant in a safe and good condition in accordance with relevant
guidance, liaising with external suppliers and services where necessary.
contractor and
• Be the main point of contact for and manage all contractors on site, ensuring all health and safety
requirements are met, insurance policies and relevant qualifications are in place.
• Monitor the performance of external contractors and inspect completed work.
• Undertake regular inspections of the site, including daily/weekly/monthly maintenance checks,
and keep electronic records of checks undertaken.
*Regularly assess and review the site traffic & parking policy and monitor traffic on site to ensure
optimal safety.
• Regularly assess the lighting and heating systems to ensure they are well-maintained and used
• Test the fire alarm system weekly and regularly check all other fire equipment to ensure it is well maintained and operating effectively.
• Maintain the Fire Risk Assessment, updating where appropriate and resolving any issues.

Specific Health and Safety Duties will include

*With the Site Team, conduct regular health & safety reviews of the site, ensuring, where required,
remedial action is taken in a timely manner.
• Maintain records of site safety reviews and remedial action taken.
• Ensure adequate health & safety signage throughout the site and buildings.
• Maintain a compliance calendar to ensure all compliance inspections and checks are carried out
within required timeframes.
• Maintain an audit trail of all compliance activity.
• Maintain a database of staff health & safety training, recording training undertaken, personnel
trained and training expiry dates.
• Use the health & safety training database to manage staff training requirements.
• Where possible, deliver health & safety training to employees and, if necessary, liaise with
external training providers to provide the necessary training.
• Deliver health and safety induction for new staff
• Work with teaching and support staff to develop risk assessments related to their areas of work,
providing training on assessing and mitigating risks where required.
• Undertake accidence recording and reporting in accordance with RIDDOR guidelines when

Applicants must have experience of managing and maintaining a large site, and be very well organised. It is essential that you can demonstrate an active role within Health and Safety and if you hold NEBOSH or are working towards it that would be advantageous.
You must also have the ability to give instruction and manage contractors whilst on site

For full details please contact Caroline Oberman at Linear Recruitment
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