Education and Training
Support Services Site Support – East Midlands x 2 – 43220
£17,209 - £17,278
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Overview of the role:
This is a support role based at the Learning & Development Centre, Newbold Revel, CV23 0TH in Support Services. The post holder will report to the Support Services Business Hub Manager and has no line management responsibilities.
Support Services has responsibility for ensuring the different types of accommodation across the site have been set up according to the booking instructions and has appropriate furniture and equipment as required.
The site has a range of buildings with a variety of uses, for example office and residential accommodation, conferences, classrooms and meeting rooms. The role of the Site Support is to assist in the smooth running of business required at this busy site. Newbold Revel is the main training centre for Learning & Development and has 271 bedrooms and a large number of training and meeting rooms as well as office accommdation. The role is varied and a ‘can do’ attitude is required from the post holder.
The job holder will provide a range of site support services to the HQ site at the Learning & Development site at Newbold Revel, Rugby CV23 0TH. This will include the preparation of classrooms and meeting rooms to meet the needs of staff, delegates and visitors to the site following the booking instructions, an internal mail service and a variety of other dutes in order to assist in the provision of a high quality customer services provision on site.
This is a non-operational support job with no Line Management responsibilities and reports to the Support Services Business Hub Manager.
The hours of work are Monday to Friday between 8am and 8pm, to be agreed with business need. Some travel off site is required using site vehicles on the weekly laundy run, delivering POELT kit and equipment to new and existing sites and other delivery and collections as deemed necessary.
Responsibilities, Activities and Duties:
You will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
Prepare all classrooms and meeting rooms including logistical arrangements, ensuring the booking instructions have been followed
Provide an effective internal mail collection and delivery service for the site including furniture, stationery boxes and training materials
Transport and delivery of goods from site to other venues as required including the weekly laundy delivery to the local jail responsible for that week’s laundry and delivering POELT equipment and materials to new sites
Dispose of confidential waste, collecting from offices around the site and transporting to waste centre for storage and onward delivery to the appropriate recycling centre
Comply with waste management and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
(COSHH) regulations, including collection and sorting
Distribute/remove/assemble products and furniture/equipment as required
Regularly check all equipment, including vehicles, audio visual, and furniture in classrooms and meeting rooms, advising line management if repair/replacement is necessary
Advise on sufficient levels of stock and request procurement of goods and services and ensure all materials used are logged and are fit for purpose
Check First Aid boxes around site on a weekly basis, replenishing as appropriate.
Be First Aid at Work trained and available to support anybody on site when required
Be part of the Business Hub Fire Marshalling team
Escort technical contractors when required, working with and supervising them in accordance with local security arrangements
Undertake the role of banksman directing the operation of some plant equipment or machinery
Drive estates vehicles and operate plant equipment to ensure the needs of the Support Services business are met
When required, assist with barrier duties and parking of delegates and staff cars to ensure the site is safe and irresponsible parking is reported to the Business Hub Manager
Be an integral part of the Support Services team, helping colleagues when needed to ensure the smooth running of the department. This may include helping with document scanning and occasional manning of reception
The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The Job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under the Job Evaluation scheme and shall be discussed in the first instance with the Job Holder.
Recruitment Success Profiles):
Managing a Quality Service
Delivering at Pace
Communicating and Influencing
Essential Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Driving licence and the ability to drive a 7.5 ton lorry or (if not already eligible) to obtain test within 6 months of taking up post
Required to undertake 1 week Forklift Driving course
Will comply with the relevant H & S policies and regulations such as COSHH. May have completed manual handling training – training will be provided if not.
FIrst Aid at Work or this will be provided
Desirable Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
Security Clearance required:
Spoken and written language needs to be of a required standard.
Shift working is required as part of this role – between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Friday
Working Arrangements & Further Information
Some of MoJ’s terms and conditions of service are changing as part of Civil Service reform. The changes will apply to staff joining MoJ who are new to the Civil Service. Staff joining MoJ from other civil service employers will transfer onto the new MoJ terms if they are already on ‘modernised’ terms in their current post or onto ‘unmodernised’ MoJ terms if they are on ‘unmodernised’ terms at their current post. Details will be available if an offer is made.
Flexible working hours
The Ministry of Justice offers a flexible working system in many offices.
The MoJ offers a range of benefits:
Annual leave is 25 days on appointment and will increase to 30 days after five years’ service.
There is also a scheme to allow qualifying staff to buy or sell up to three days leave each year. Additional paid time off for public holidays and 1 privilege day. Leave for part-time and job share posts will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.
The Civil Service offers a choice of pension schemes, giving you the flexibility to choose the pension that suits you best.
The Ministry of Justice is committed to staff development and offers an extensive range of training and development opportunities.
- A range of ‘Family Friendly’ policies such as opportunities to work reduced hours or job share.
- Access to flexible benefits such as voluntary benefits,retail vouchers and discounts on a range of goods and services.
- For any moves across the Civil Service may have implications on your ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers
- Paid paternity, adoption and maternity leave.
- Free annual sight tests for employees who use computer screens.
The opportunity to join employee-run networks that have been established to provide advice and support and to enable the views of employees from minority groups to be expressed direct to senior management. There are currently networks for employees of minority ethnic origin, employees with disabilities, employees with caring responsibilities, women employees, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.
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