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Job Description – Premises Steward

11hrs per week

Monday 5pm – 10.30pm and Tuesday 5pm – 10.30pm

The Conservatoire seeks to provide an outstanding creative education to all who use our services. The Premises Stewards are the team who fulfil a vital support function in providing a safe, secure and welcoming environment for all our students; tutors and staff. Utilising their organizational and logistical skills and meticulous attention to detail, they help ensure the efficient operation of the Conservatoire at its busiest times. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to problem-solve within a busy and demanding environment are at the heart of the role.

The key purpose of the role is summarised as follows:

  • Acting as duty manager for the evenings’ classes and events.
  • Overseeing all room set ups for the evening and next day.
  • Ensuring all the communal areas including the toilets are clean, tidy and free from hazards.
  • Responsible for the security of the buildings including locking down at the end of the day.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Acting as duty manager for the evenings’ classes and events.
  • The Conservatoire is open from 9am – 10pm Monday – Sunday and during the day the Premises Manager acts as the Duty Manager handing over to the Premises Stewards for the evening. As Duty Manager you are responsible for the safe evacuation of the premises in the event of a fire alarm activation and also reacting to requests for First Aid or dealing with incidents.
  • Covering the front of house reception for breaks.
  • Overseeing all room set ups for the evening and next day
  • Ensuring each room has all the required resources for the class.
  • Packing down and setting up rooms for next day classes.
  • Liaising with staff and tutors to ensure the smooth operation of classes/events within the buildings
  • Ensuring all the communal areas including toilets are clean, tidy and free from hazards
  • To undertake maintenance tasks as required. Carrying out minor repairs to  furniture/equipment/fixtures and fittings where possible and reporting larger issues.
  • Checking toilet facilities regularly and topping up toilet tissue/handsoap and handtowels when required
  • Responsible for the security of the buildings including locking down at the end of the day.
  • Maintaining constant vigilance around the security of the premises and safety of the occupants.
  • Ensuring health and safety policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Locking down the buildings and setting the intruder alarms.

Reporting Structure

The Premises Stewards report directly to the Premises Manager.

Working Location

The Premises Stewards will normally work on site at the Conservatoire, but also occasionally at other locations as necessary.

Working Hours

11hrs per week.

Monday 5pm – 10.30pm and Tuesday 5pm – 10.30pm (during term time )

Remuneration

Annual salary of £21,000 pro rata from 40 hours per week

Holidays

25 days pro rata from 40 hours per week, in addition to statutory, public or other official holidays, to be taken with due regard to the efficient operation of the Conservatoire and by agreement with the Premises Manager.

Application

To apply please send CV and covering letter outlining why you are suitable for the role to the Premises Manager, Mark Hone mark.hone@conservatoire.org.uk

Application deadline: Saturday 22nd December 2018

To start : Monday 7th January 2019

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