Facilities and Estates
22 Jan 2021

About The Role

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Facilities Manager at Low Laithes. Low Laithes is a bespoke residential service that provides high standards of accommodation, personal care and support for adults, all of whom have complex needs including behaviour that may challenge and a learning disability, often in association with autism.  

This post carries the responsibility for the management of the domestic, laundry, catering and household services provided at Low Laithes.

You will:

  • Regularly document and provide evidence of in-house audits and regulatory servicing available for inspection as required.
  • Directly manage and supervise dispersed teams of core staff to ensure a safe, clean and comfortable living environment is provided for the young people supported and staff
  • Provide Health and Safety advice and guidance to all staff
  • Follow and enforce all Fire and Health and Safety legislation for the workplace.
  • Provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risk to health, and to provide appropriate facilities for welfare.
  • Provide management and monitoring of multi-service contracts, ensuring contractual compliance and where possible reduction in costs and/or increases in quality.
  • Through continuous review of processes and procedures, ensure the service develops a high-performance culture where facilities management staff strive to 'make a difference' as the service strives to deliver best in class FM operations in support of the business’s key strategic objectives.
  • Provide timely, accurate and concise reports to line management.
  • Source and engage with external contractors where required.
  • Communicate with other managers and staff in a positive manner, sharing information and knowledge as appropriate.


About You

  • You will be qualified to BIFM FM Level 4 or equivalent and with a NEBOSH or IOSH Certificate.
  • You will have facilities management experience relating to provision of catering, hospitality and/or residential support service environment
  • You will have success experience of leading and managing a team
  • You will have experience of budget management
  • Experience of General H&S Regulations, carrying out the preparation of Risk Assessments and producing Method Statements for works within the estate.
  • You must be experienced, self-motivated, and able to identify concerns / defects without direction.

About Us

Benefits of working for us:
  •  continuous support and feedback through 1:1 supervision
  • ongoing free mandatory and development training day
  •  regular promotion opportunities
  •  pension scheme

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