Facilities Assistant - General

South Wales Police
Police Staff
Eastern BCU
Eastern BCU - Operational Support Unit
Full Time

01/03/2024, 15:00

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We want to be the best at understanding and responding to our community’s needs. To do this we need the very best candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply to become part of our policing family.

We are looking for someone to #JoinUs as a Facilities Assistant in our Operational Support Unit, 37 hours per week.  Could you be who we are looking for?

About the team/Department you will be joining:

Cardiff & Vale BCU are seeking an enthusiastic and flexible individual to provide a first-rate Handy-Person and transport service across the Cardiff and Vale area. The successful candidate will form part of a wider Facilities and Admin Team, have access to a van, and have generous annual leave and flexible working entitlements.  Interested candidates must have a current valid driving licence which must be maintained and should have a basic knowledge of DIY and gardening, be IT literate and comfortable liaising with staff and officers at all levels.

About the role and your key responsibilities:

In a multi-functional environment, the role of a Facilities Assistant will involve overseeing 5 premises, undertaking ‘handy-person’ duties such as fire alarm testing and regular equipment checks, legionella flushing, removal of confidential waste, gardening and weeding, litter picking, office moves, general tidying of the stations and grounds, reporting defects, delivery/collection of goods, within the BCU, and at times across the Force area. There will also be a requirement to support and provide resilience in the absence of Facilities Assistant colleagues in neighbouring Stations, as and when necessary.

Essential Skills for the role:

Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft applications.

Must have experience in general maintenance  duties

Must have a current valid driving licence which must be maintained.

There are numerous benefits to working for South Wales Police, from learning and development opportunities to schemes which aim to improve your lifestyle and wellbeing, as well as generous Local Government Pension Scheme / Police Pension Schemes, paid annual leave, flexible working and family friendly policies and many more, click here for more information.

This role is suitable for part time/job share workers 

The successful Candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to RV Vetting.

Please note, if you are subject to an ongoing PSD investigation, you appointment or placement in the role may be delayed pending an outcome. Whether the role is held open will be considered on a case-by-case basis 

If you would like any more information about the role, please contact Nikki Thomas on 07970 008923.

First time applying for a role with South Wales Police? Be sure to read our application guidance for some hints and tips around the application form and what to expect, click here for more information. Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to the required level.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.