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Ref no:
EDN27125
Published:
18/06/2024
Closes:
02/07/2024
Location:
Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
Salary:
£23,651 - £23,857 per year
Contract Type:
Supply/Casual/Relief
Position Type:
Supply/Casual/Relief
Hours:
0 hours per week

Job Description

Place

Facilities Assistant (Claim to Pay)
Various locations within City Centre of Edinburgh

Salary: £23,651 - £23,857 (pro-rata for part time)
Hours: Casual

As a Facilities Technician with the City of Edinburgh Council, you'll be a key member of our Facilities Management team. You'll deliver a vital janitorial service across our estate to ensure our properties are a safe places to work or learn in. Enjoy secure and flexible employment with above-market rates and excellent conditions, whilst being able to balance family, caring or studying commitments.

  • Trusted employer
  • Security offered by permanent positions
  • Flexible hours to suit (morning, evening or daytime) from 10 to 36 hours
  • Sessional hours (school term only) available on some posts
  • Paid annual leave (where applicable)
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Opportunities to progress to supervisory level
  • Employee benefits and colleague discount scheme
  • Community connection – looking after your community’s essential buildings used by your family, friends and neighbours.

As part of our team, you will be valued and respected with a key focus on training and development.

MAJOR TASKS/JOB ACTIVITIES

You will undertake day to day FM, janitorial and DIY operations across one or more buildings, ranging from small repairs and general maintenance to reactive cleaning, supporting moves and conducting basic security functions.

  • Equipment and furniture and fitting maintenance
  • Building maintenance and services
  • Security of premises and grounds
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Cleaning /Tidying

Please see the supporting documents for more information about the role.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. An unconditional offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

As part of our goal to improve our organisational culture and create a great place to work together for the people of Edinburgh, we want to make sure that we’re bringing the best people into our roles, not just in their skills and experience but also in their approach to work.

To help achieve this, we’re changing the way we interview and assess candidates by moving from a competency-based interview approach to a behavioural and technical (skills for the job) based approach. This new way of interviewing will allow us to assess how you think and how you would bring Our Behaviours of Respect, Integrity and Flexibility into your ways of working.

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