Site Maintenance (Woodside Children’s Centre)



Closing Date:

26 Mar 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: Scale 4
Salary: £25629 – £26913 per annum
Full Time, Permanent (36 Hours per week)
Closing Date: Sunday 26th March 2023
Shortlisting Date: Week commencing Monday 27th March 2023
Interview Date: April 2023

About Haringey

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do. In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and people join us, do so as they see Haringey is a learning organisation, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

About the Role

This is a busy and challenging role and will require some flexibility in working hours to cover evenings and weekends. The role involves the following:

  • To work as a team with other site managers, including travelling and working across sites.
  • To be responsible for non-structural repairs and maintenance, heating and ventilation and other general site services within the establishment.
  • To oversee the general maintenance and cleanliness of the site in order to provide a safe, secure and healthy environment for pupils, staff, parents, visitors and other users.
  • To be responsible for small repair works, maintenance and making safe the fabric of the building
  • Minor refurbishment and redecoration
  • Key holder duties -Opening the buildings in the morning and locking up at the end of the day.
  • To maintain Health and Safety Records
  • To carry out and record regular safety equipment tests, such as fire drills, fire alarms, emergency lighting.

About You

We need a passionate, committed, self-motivated person with some experience of working in a setting managing and maintaining buildings, sites and premises. We require someone who has demonstrable awareness of Health and Safety regulations and has a passion for working in an environment with children and families.
You will also need the following experience:

  • Computer literacy – with good working knowledge of ICT, including using the internet and Microsoft suite.
  • Flexibility to cover work out of hours – evenings and weekends.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations and guidance in relation to working with, and the protection of, children and young people.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, plan, schedule and meet deadlines and evaluate work.
  • An understanding of health, safety and security issues and relevant legislations affecting schools.
  • Demonstrable experience of assessing and carrying out minor repairs and maintenance.
  • An understanding of premises maintenance issues.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations and guidance in relation to working with, and the protection of, children and young people.


  • Learning and Development
  • On the job training
  • Paid Annual Leave – Plus Bank Holidays
  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Wellbeing


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