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Business Support (Maintenance)

by South Hams District Council

Location

Totnes, Devon

Pay rate, Salary

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Contract Type

Temporary

Summary

Business Support (Maintenance)
Location: Totnes
Hours: Monda y -Friday / 8am-2pm
Salary: £13.65 per hour
Contract: 4 Months...

Job Reference

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Job description

Business Support (Maintenance)
Location: Totnes
Hours: Monda y -Friday / 8am-2pm
Salary: £13.65 per hour
Contract: 4 Months-but could be extended


Acorn by Synergie is currently searching for a Business Support Operative to work with in the maintenance team, the successful candidate will need to have an in-date forklift licence and have a category C1 driving licence.

Key Responsibilities:


-Provide support for the back office administrative team by assigning tasks to operatives and managing stock procurement using our IT system.
-Ensure compliance with corporate management responsibilities regarding Safe Systems of Work (SSOW), risk assessments, and yard/site safety.
-Offer technical assistance to internal/external customers and stakeholders within Commercial Services and the wider Council when needed.
-Collaborate with team members to coordinate and oversee planned property maintenance, ensuring adherence to key performance indicators and targets.
-Update and handle various administrative tasks such as processing client inquiries, managing purchasing and procurement.
-Accurately access and update all relevant information systems within the back office.
-Execute tasks and projects as instructed, ensuring they are completed to professional standards.
-Coordinate with the Depot Operations Manager to ensure timely completion of work/projects meeting required standards.
-Record time and materials used for each task or project accurately.
-Ensure compliance with Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Safe Systems of Work, and Health and Safety regulations.
-Utilise appropriate PPE for each task.
-Conduct regular inspections of tools, plant, equipment, and vehicles.
-Assist with material collection, goods unloading, and general stores management.
-Ensure safe and efficient use of Council resources and equipment.
-Manage time effectively and efficiently.
-Maintain flexibility to accommodate changing work patterns, especially for emergency tasks.
-Adhere to the Council's Driving Standards Policy and complete mandatory vehicle checks.
-Attend and complete training courses relevant to the role as required.
-Maintain professional conduct with the public and customers.
-Respond courteously to any public complaints while on duty.
-Undertake any additional duties as assigned by the Management team.
-Stay informed of Property Services' roles and responsibilities.



Essential Requirements:


-In-date Forklift Licence
-C1 Driving Licence
- Plant operations licence (digger/MEWP).
-Administrative skill such as purchasing stock via IT systems
- Experience of basic carpentry, plastering, tiling, and small building works related to property maintenance would be an advantage

If you feel your experience can fulfil this role and you are interested in working for a fantastic company, please apply direct through the advert or call the Newton Abbot Acorn Branch and speak to Layla.

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Our specialist consultant
Layla Evans

Recruitment Consultant

Layla Evans

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