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Facilities Team Member (pm): cleaning and compliance

Duration: Fixed-term 12-months

Days per week: Five days, Monday to Friday; 27.5 hours per week. Occasional weekend working will be required with prior notice, with TOIL granted in return.

Hours: 12.15pm – 6.15pm

Salary: £18,731.30 pro-rata per annum (£13,736.28 per annum based on 27.5 hours a week)

Responsible to: Lead Facilities Coordinator (LFC)

Applications: email for an application pack.

Deadlines for applications: 3pm, Monday 2nd August 2021

Main purpose of job

BS3 Community Development operate two busy multi-use buildings, which are utilised every day of the week by a diversity of groups in a vibrant community; Bedminster, Southville and Ashton. The Facilities Team keep these buildings well presented, clean, safe, compliant and running efficiently.

Based mainly at our Southville Centre site, as a Facilities Team Member you would be an important part of the Facilities Team, and expected to:

  1. Conduct routine daily cleaning of the Southville Centre indoor spaces as well as any additional cleaning requirements requested by the LFC, EE&C (Early Education & Childcare) Room Leads and others.
  2. Regularly check shared facilities to ensure cleanliness and safety, corridors, room hire rooms, toilets and spot clean if hygiene standards are below expectations.
  3. Perform role as keyholder; unlocking/locking and alarming buildings – full training will be given.
  4. Ensure that the garden space and outdoor areas around the Southville Centre are kept weed and litter-free, clean and presentable.
  5. Daily coordination of the Southville Centre’s waste and recycling, in-line with BS3 Community Development’s policies and procedures.
  6. Setting-up/ breaking-down community hire rooms and clean after use.
  7. Welcome and sign in facilitators, visitors and guests in a welcoming manner, ensuring they have all they require.
  8. Provide new staff with emergency procedure and H&S information – full training will be given.
  9. Ensure the Southville Centre building is open at appropriate times, in-line with the charity’s policies and procedures and as requested by the LFC.
  10. Report Accidents & Incidents plus H&S issues to the LFC and Senior Management Team, as required.
  11. Conduct regular H&S testing in-line with, and to meet the organisation’s statutory/ legal obligations, e.g. fire safety drills, Legionella testing, equipment testing, etc.
  12. Operate safely in-line with the organisation’s H&S policy and COSHH regulations.
  13. Undergo First Aid and Fire Marshal training as required. Perform the aforementioned duties as required.
  14. Highly flexible and able to work across all BS3 Community sites, as required by LFC.
  15. On occasions, assist to cover holiday and sick leave, within the Facilities Team.
  16. Maintain an Accident & Near Miss Log Book.

Other points to note:

  1. Contribute ideas and actively participate to ensure an effective, positive and supportive working environment as well as a strong, community-owned, sustainable organisation.
  2. Act as an Ambassador for BS3 Community and conduct yourself, plus undertake all work, to a high professional, ethical and moral standard.
  3. Work within BS3 Community policies and procedures and uphold its ethos and values.
  4. Occasional weekend work is expected with prior notice, with TOIL granted in return.
  5. To carry out any other activity that may be reasonably requested by the LFC.
  6. The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check.


  1. This job description is not exhaustive and will be reviewed, in consultation with the post holder, from time-to-time and amended in the light of the changing needs of the charity.
  2. BS3 Community operates a system of regular performance reviews, which includes an Annual Performance Evaluation where the job description, progress against objectives and targets and overall performance in the post are discussed.

To successfully fulfil our vision (aim) we need a truly diverse workforce that reflects the society we serve. We therefore welcome and encourage applications from anyone who meets the job requirements. We are actively seeking people with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences in terms of ethnicity, culture, and religion, LGBTQ+ candidates, people from any socio-economic background, those who consider themselves to be or have been diagnosed as neurotypical or have psychological or physical conditions or levels of ability that may require adaptations or support.