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Facilities Assistant

Cairngorms National Park

Grantown-on-Spey, Inverness, Highland

Published
06-05-2022
Cairngorms National Park
Practical information
Published:
06-05-2022
Expires:
16-05-2022
Job id:
331125949
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level
£25,632 - £29,577  per year
Job sector:
Trade/Services
Job title:
Facility Worker
Language:
English Fluent

Job Title: Facilities Assistant

Salary: £25,632 - £29,577 (Band B1)

Location: Grantown on Spey

Job Type: 18 month Fixed Term Contract

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (though part time hours may be considered)

Closing Date: 12pm (noon), Monday 16th May 2022
Interview Date: Thursday 23rd May 2022 (held virtually)

About Us:
The Cairngorms National Park (CNP) is the largest national park in the UK, covering 4500km2.
It is also a place of sheer abundance, having more high mountain ground than anywhere else in the UK, the largest Caledonian forest, some of Scotland's purest rivers and finest livestock rearing farmland. 
It is home to 25 percent of the UKs rare and endangered species. 
It is a truly unique place to work, with our dedicated and passionate Corporate Services team who are committed to providing the best people experience, every day.
Furthermore, there is access to some of the most beautiful countryside straight from our Headquarters office door. 

The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) is one of Scotland's top 10 flexible employers and listed in the UKs Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for; were dedicated to both this fantastic landscape and our employees.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Assistant to join the CNPA, supporting the Facilities Team in ensuring the security and smooth operation of all Facilities including specifically the Grantown on Spey and Ballater offices relating to all associated building management systems and the welfare of those using the building.

Also supporting fleet management systems and delivering an excellent welcoming front of house service and meeting room provision to staff, partner agencies and external visitors/customers.

The Role:
As the Facilities Assistant you will support all activities to ensure the security of the premises and its contents, including the operation of the fire and burglar alarms and key holder responsibilities (including out of hours On Call provision on a rota basis), responding to fire and burglar alarms, monitoring building management systems and lighting and heating of the premises, meaning you will help to keep the offices operational.

You will carry out various building housekeeping tasks, such as weekly inspection checklists and Handyperson duties including minor repairs to fabric and furnishings, meaning you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the buildings and procedures.

As the Facilities Assistant, you will support all H&S activities, including H&S checks, management of PPE, and assisting in the revision of H&S policies and risk assessments, meaning you will help to keep all users of the CNPA facilities safe.

You will provide a high quality proactive customer-focused service to both internal and external customers, meaning you will have great customer service skills.

So, if you are keen to be the Facilities Assistant, supporting the security and smooth operation of all Facilities including the Grantown on Spey and Ballater offices, the welfare of people using the building, fleet management and delivering an excellent welcoming front of house service and meeting room provision to staff, partner agencies and external visitors/customers and you can display the skills and experience listed here, this is the role youve been waiting for.  

CNPA Benefits:
>   Civil service pension scheme
>   25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days with service, plus Public Holidays
>   Professional development
>   Flexible working
>   Cycle to work scheme
>   Use of pool cars

About You:
>   To be considered as our Facilities Assistant, you'll need:
>   Deal with sub-contractors as required, and assist in chaperoning contractors on site Support with receiving and packing away deliveries
>   Support the meeting organiser with setting up meeting rooms. Re-arranging furniture etc
>   Audit and order stationery as required and keep stationery room tidy and stocked Contribute to the work of the Corporate Services Directorate and CNPA as a whole and ensuring compliance with financial procedures;
>   Contribute to the delivery of the National Park Partnership Plan;
>   To conduct other work, as necessary;

All post holders are required to be flexible with regards their job description so that the organisation can adapt to new opportunities and priorities over time.

NEBOSH general or fire qualified would be beneficial to your application. For more information regarding the role and responsibilities, please see the Job Description.

How to apply:
To apply, please click the link below.

Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV).

CNPA is an inclusive organisation and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age. 

We are Disability Confident committed employer, if you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you. 

In all circumstances CNPA appoints on merit based evidence the applicant supplies in meeting the essential criteria for the post.

If you require more information or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability, please contact us at recruitment@cairngorms.co.uk

To see how the CNPA collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants, please view the Privacy Notice available on our website.

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Cairngorms National Park
Practical information
Published:
06-05-2022
Expires:
16-05-2022
Job id:
331125949
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level
£25,632 - £29,577  per year
Job sector:
Trade/Services
Job title:
Facility Worker
Language:
English Fluent
Location