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Operations Assistant (after hours)



Temporary – Full Time




Company Description

We are proudly representing our higher education client based in Newcastle city centre for their search for Operation Assistants. They now have an immediate requirement to recruit for a temporary assignment to start as soon as possible. The hours available would be Monday- Friday between 08:00-21:00 and weekends Saturday and Sunday between 08:00-18:00, this would be on rota basis.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Providing a service dealing with general enquiries.
  • Ensuring safety and security of the building and its users, with responsibility for emergency evacuations and liaison with Security.
  • Responding to emergency situations and taking appropriate action to minimise damage or distress, e.g assisting with emergency evacuations, dealing with floods.
  • Undertaking routine building patrols to contribute to the general safety and security of the building, property and people. Reporting incidents and potential breaches of safety & security to Security.
  • Ensuring users occupy the designated work areas only, together with enforcing rules regarding use of the workspaces.
  • Carrying out routine building safety checks and reporting defects to the relevant parties.
  • Providing first aid, following appropriate training.
  • Operating as Fire Marshall/Warden, following appropriate training. This includes assisting with fire drills.
  • Ensuring the good order of the building by moving furniture, setting up rooms, emptying waste bins, taking refuse to appropriate collection points, carrying out incidental cleaning and replenishing sanitary supplies.
  • Checking and replenishing printers and photocopiers as and when required.
  • Assisting in the induction of new staff by working with them to enable them to gain the necessary experience and knowledge required to perform the job to the required standards.
  • Completing work record sheets, provide information on head-counts and reporting on any behavioural issues.
  • Any other duties within the scope and general nature of the grade which may be required

The Person

  • Literacy and numeracy appropriate to the role
  • Good communication, interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail
  • Willing to help others and share workloads
  • Keeps other team members up to date with progress
  • Works in a planned and structured way
  • Ensures that all activities are completed on time to meet set standards
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Strives to deliver high quality results

The Benefits

  • Nice working environment
  • Accessible via public transport
  • Friendly staff
  • Optional working hours
  • Fire safety trained

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