Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Building Maintenance / Caretaking

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£19,312 - £20,493 per annum

Facility Services and Civic Management

37 hours per week (split shift). Morning: 6.00am to 10.00am and Afternoon: 2.45pm to 6.10pm

An opportunity exists for a suitable individual to work as a Facility Supervisor at English Martyrs Primary School. English Martyrs is part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust and is sited in Beaufront Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne.

To succeed in this role, it is essential that you have good communications skills, the ability to work with limited supervision, be capable of regular stooping, bending, lifting, and carrying of equipment, materials/furniture and are able to climb ladders.

Typical duties within this post will encompass responsibility to carry out the various policies and procedures associated with the operation of the facility You will be responsible for the security of the premises, setting alarms, general health and safety issues relating to the building, as well as a range of porterage duties. There will be a responsibility for the supervision of cleaning staff.

You will be expected to be able to deal with varying workloads and you must be able to manage your own time.

There will need to be a degree of flexibility around certain key events in the school calendar e.g. parents’ evenings, governing body meetings, Christmas and summer fairs etc. You will be expected to be available to undertake lettings for the school when required.

Experience within cleaning, DIY and caretaking would be an advantage. You should be reliable and have a strong commitment to high standards of service and customer care.

For further information, please contact Shirley Youern, Senior Operations Manager on 0191 278 3296 or 07773289674.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Working in Care Homes - In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.


Closing date:

11 November 2021

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