Facilities Assistant (Peterborough)

Role Details

Closing Date: 21st June 2024 5:00pm
Location: Peterborough - office based
Salary: £11.44 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent
Weekly Hours: Part Time, up to 25 hours per week
Contact Email: [email protected]
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Job Description

About the Role

We are undergoing an exciting time in our evolution and now seek a dedicated and diligent Facilities Assistant to join our team in Peterborough.

As a Facilities Assistant you will take responsibility for the day-to-day maintenance and cleanliness of our office ensuring a welcoming and comfortable environment for our staff and visitors. With copious amounts of initiative and attention to detail, you will be the custodian of our building, contributing to a ‘great place to work’ culture.

What you’ll be getting up to on a day-to-day basis:

Building Cleanliness


  • Ensuring communal kitchen areas are well stocked, clean and tidy, including loading/emptying dishwashers, emptying bins ensuring we recycle where possible, maintaining coffee machines

  • Cleaning glass door and windows around the office

  • Shampooing carpets, vacuuming/ mopping hard floors

  • Cleaning washrooms, ensuring they are well stocked with bathroom supplies

  • Order and take receipt of general office stocks and supplies as required

  • Receive and distribute post


Building Maintenance

  • Undertake general maintenance work e.g. fixing office furniture, replacing light bulbs etc

  • Undertake painting and decorating work to ensure our office is always looking its best

  • Request and oversee maintenance work by preferred supplier list if unable to complete any maintenance tasks in-house

  • Report, manage and complete any maintenance works reported via the Facilities Dashboard

  • Keep car parking area clean and tidy, disposing of rubbish and removing weeds where necessary


Building Security

  • Act as a building key holder during office hours

  • Opening of the office each morning, disarming security alarms

  • Take appropriate responsibility to ensure the grounds and building are secure


Health and Safety

  • Act as Fire Marshall during fire evacuation and drills

  • Undertake regular fire alarm tests recording times and dates of tests

  • Report any Health and Safety issues per internal processes

  • Address Health and Safety issues as instructed

  • Ensure that car park areas are safe during periods of bad weather, clearing snow/ice

  • Undertake emergency lighting tests recording times and dates of tests

Additional Information

We reserve the right to close the vacancy before the listed closing date, when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post, you are advised to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Experience Required

Essential Criteria:    


  • Previous experience in a similar role to include office cleaning and maintenance

  • Previous experience with DIY

  • Valid Right to Work in the UK (We do not currently hold a visa sponsorship licence)


Desirable Criteria:   

  • Fire and/or Health and Safety Qualifications

  • Full driving license that enables you to drive in the UK and access to own vehicle for business purposes

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