Mobile Support Worker/Officer – Facility Management

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Mobile Support Worker/Officer - Facility Management
Blackpool, Lancashire
Contract / Temporary

Blackpool 0007 1FDF / 1

Posted: 1st March 2023 14:52
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £12.57 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • Blackpool, Lancashire,

    FY1 3AH

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Mobile Support Worker/Officer - Facility Management

Reference no:  Blackpool 0007 1FDF / 1

Pay Rate: Up to £12.57 per hour PAYE depending on experience 

This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

The purpose of the role is to support the Portfolio Team in providing facility management / porter service at various locations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Movement of equipment, goods at various sites in a timely responsive and pro-active manner that meets the needs of the users of the buildings.
  • Collection and delivery of post from / to the post room. Check stock levels and request necessary supplies using relevant software packages to ensure that equipment and materials are available to colleagues for service delivery.
  • Fire safety checks at various sites - check the control panel to confirm it is operating normally. Weekly – undertake tests of the audible fire alarm system using different call points each week. Test emergency lighting. Report faults.
  • Ensure that meeting rooms are set up for meetings, furniture set out, ICT working, flip charts in place, coffee machines, clean, stocked and operating correctly.
  • Management of keys and access fobs, programming, deactivation, issue, order replacements (various sites) in liaison with other members of the team. lock and unlock buildings, as and when required
  • Undertake daily building checks to ensure that essential services are operational, the building is safe for use, life safety systems in place and working, general health and safety e.g. fire escape routes unobstructed. Building security check as and when required, doors and windows secure.
  • Identify and report building related faults to the Property Help desk/ line manager
  • Respond to ad-hoc service requests, e.g.  Collection of waste from user to collection points, cardboard, confidential waste etc. occasional gritting of paths in winter. Lost property (in conjunction with customer first) replacing pedestal locks, moving storage boxes.
  • Act as a point of contact for contractors.
  • To undertake training to be a designated Fire Warden and First Aider and to carry out the duties of a Fire Warden and First Aider at designated premises.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  • Level 2 in English (GCSE Grade A-C or Grades 4-9) or equivalent qualification.
  • Current First Aid At Work Certificate (or willingness to work towards and complete within 12 months).


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. A good understanding of safe working practices in carrying out the required duties, e.g. asbestos awareness, working at heights, manual handling, fire risk assessment, use of fire extinguishers etc.
  3. Good communication skills.
  4. Good time management skills with the ability to work effectively and meet deadlines.
  5. Good customer care skills.
  6. Ability to undertake duties in a physical role.
  7. Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  8. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Mobile Support Worker/Officer - Facility Management
Client Category: Local Authority

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