Site Services Lead - Torquay

Job Description

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
Overall Purpose of the Role
To deliver efficient and effective caretaking support to Torbay Schools to ensure that Operational Services are maintained in order to provide a safe environment for children, staff and other users of school premises whilst complying with the Contractual, Health and Safety and PPP-I ML standards required.

What you will be doing,


  • Promoting a safety culture and ensuring you are aware of and comply with all client and company health & safety procedures and standards at all times.
  • Following safe working practices in carrying out the required duties and ensuring that instructions specified by technical consultants, contractors and manufacturers are adhered to.
  • Carrying out security procedures for the building, facilities and grounds, i.e. security inspections, lock/unlock doors, activate/deactivate alarm equipment, identify repairs.
  • Overseeing completion of PPMs, carrying out routine checks and maintaining appropriate records including intruder alarm logbook, fire, water hygiene, repair orders, and heating system records book, carry out meter readings for the contract.
  • Supervision of team completing duties such as: painting and decorating, first line maintenance of fixtures and fittings, basic plumbing, remedial works aligned to team competence and scheduling of contractors as required
  • Safeguarding approved sub-contractors and visitors by ensuring site inductions are carried out and access to buildings and keys issued in accordance with HSE, safe systems of work permits, security and contractual standards.
  • Supporting Supervision of team providing on demand cleaning services whilst using the cleaning equipment in line with health and safety training as cleaning duties are physical activities aligned to operational output
  • Communicating with the team to set clear work objectives, build team work, share and solve problems and promote a positive safety culture through daily communication.
  • Providing training and support for the department teams in line with the training plan to ensure they have the required skills to do their jobs safely and well.
  • Carrying out people supervision of operational tasks
  • Supporting team in all operational output including activities alike to: Providing porterage services, room set ups, moving equipment and distributing deliveries
  • Monitoring and managing stock levels of consumable items and arrange to replenish supplies in accordance with current procedures.
  • Carrying out Fire Marshall duties
  • Oversee the support for TPI lettings of setting up rooms, locking and unlocking premises, checking rooms and equipment following hire and proving light cleaning duties following activity in accordance with the TPI letting agreement
  • Reactive locking and unlocking to align to site requirements
  • Carrying out keyholder duties for emergency call-outs. Evening/weekend duties for lettings may be a feature of the job
  • Carrying out other reasonable requests made by your Line Manager including working in areas other than those to which you are accustomed to include: Site audits, hazard spotting, site team administration, client communication, workplace H&S management and maintaining of Operation integrity
  • Lead of caretaking and Caretaker / TPI co-ordinator

About Us

As part of Compass you'll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK's biggest businesses.

Job Reference: com/0307/78218001/52469512/R/SU

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!