Premises Assistant

Location: Putney School of Art & Design, SW15 2LQ
Contract Type:
Casual
Salary:
£10.35
Closing date: 05 December 2021

Ref: PS007

This is an exciting opportunity to be joining Putney School of Art & Design at Enable Leisure & Culture. To find out more about the school please see our website https://www.psad.org.uk/

We are looking for enthusiastic and positive individual to join our team at PSAD. You must be a clear communicator who prides themselves on providing excellent customer service.

Responsible to the Operations Manager for the security of the building and the safety of staff and learners, when on duty. The post is to cover evening shifts at the school on Mon, Tues and Weds 5-10pm during the term dates and various additional hours to cover annual leave out of term dates.

You will need to be reliable and self-sufficient with an ability to prioritise your work and use your initiative to undertake a variety of tasks including security of the building, maintenance of equipment and consumables.

You will have some previous experience of working in a school with emphasis on health and safety practice.

Enable are committed to ensuring the wellbeing and safety of all the children and staff, and as such any successful application will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

About Enable  

Here at Enable we pride ourselves on providing a diverse range of services for the community. Based in the London Borough of Wandsworth we are experts in events, parks services, sports facilities, leisure services, health & wellbeing, art and design education, bereavement services, venue management and filming services. We are a passionate organisation that feels strongly in supporting people not only within the community but in our organisation too.   

Why should you join Enable Leisure and Culture?

  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Free Gym membership
  • On-site shower facilities* certain places
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Weekly fruit basket
  • Staff Treats
  • Weekly Wellbeing Hour

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. Applications will close one minute before midnight on 05 December 2021. We anticipate a high volume of interest in this post and reserve the right to close this role early if we find the right candidate, so encourage you to apply early.

Diversity is valued at Enable Leisure and Culture and is important in the work that we do. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome and will be considered on merit. Should you have a disability and require any additional support or if you have any questions regarding the above role, please contact us at hr@enablelc.org.

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PURPOSE OF ROLE:  

 

Responsible to the Operations Manager for the security of the building and the safety of staff and learners, when on duty. The post is to cover evening shifts at the school on Mon, Tues and Weds 5-10pm during the term dates and various additional hours to cover annual leave out of term dates.

 

 

  1. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Required to work evenings until 10pm and occasional Saturdays 9am – 5pm.
  • As directed, maintains the security of the School and the safety of its users by ensuring everything is locked at the end of each day, students and staff have safe access, unexpected visitors and contractors show identification and sign a visitor book; reports all incidents e.g. security breaches, threatening behaviour, theft to the Operations Manager or the most senior officer on duty.
  • Change light bulbs, replaces toilet rolls, roller towels; ensures studios and teaching spaces are prepared ready for each class throughout the School’s opening hours e.g. putting away equipment, cables, turning off heaters, clearing studios of rubbish, emptying bins, cleaning including toilets, and appropriate and safe disposal of all rubbish.
  • Assumes full responsibility for the building and the safety of students in the absence of more senior staff, contacting the Key Holder (Operations Manager/Head of School) in the case of an emergency.
  • Assists the Operations Manager with minor repairs as required.
  • Assists with the delivery, unpacking and storing of stock and stores.
  • Operate the school Art Shop and sell a range of art materials to students at designated hours, and refreshments to students in the evenings and at weekends, if required.
  • Handles cash accurately, including use of cash tills and credit card payments, maintaining security of cash and stock at all times.
  • Responsible for cashing up the school cash registers in the evening and at weekends, printing off and checking sales summaries, and ensuring that cash taken is stored securely.

 

 

Generic Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • To comply with all of the company policies, including the Code of Conduct, data protection and health and safety.
  • To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Children Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people. To also be fully aware of the principles of safeguarding as they apply to vulnerable adults in relation to your work role.
  • To ensure that your line manager / safeguarding officer is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns which you may have in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.
  • Experience of working in a school and / or customer care
  • Knowledge of importance of Health and Safety in a teaching studio
  • Willingness to be flexible to help meet urgent and important business deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal.
  • Can prioritise own workload with good time management abilities.
  • Can work under pressure to meet the needs of the school business.
  • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions when needed
  • Ability to deal with staff at all levels.
  • Ability to attend meetings or work out of hours as required; some flexibility also required on occasions such as recruitment and training.
  • A positive and customer service-based approach to operational work as well as the ability to act in line with our values: commitment; innovation; collaboration; knowledge
  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Free Gym membership
  • On-site shower facilities
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Weekly fruit basket
  • Staff Treats
  • Weekly Wellbeing Hour
  • And more!

Please read the Job Description and then apply online.

If you have any problems with the online service please emailjobs@enablelc.org. 

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