Job Opportunity at Make – Maintenance Assistant

These roles are provided by the Kick Start Scheme and are both subject to eligibility criteria.

Job Purpose and Summary

The available roles of the Maintenance Assistant is to enable the organisation to realise its vision, and deliver its mission, by supporting the team through supporting the running of the creative hubs, operated by Make CIC across the Liverpool City Region or supporting the running of the new Café to be opened at Make Hamilton, Birkenhead.

 

Maintenance Assistant

The role of Maintenance Assistant is to practically support the running of the creative hubs, operated by Make CIC across the Liverpool City Region. The Maintenance Assistant will support the organisation’s Building Custodian to perform routine maintenance, repairs, health and safety checks, and building checks. This role will be primarily based at Make North Docks and Make Hamilton.

Make CIC is a social enterprise with the vision to see people turn passion into prosperity. The organisation’s mission is to provide services; support people; facilitate resources and networks in order that people can live happy, healthy and prosperous lives.

This is done by providing affordable, community-focused creative work environments; nurture people’s curiosity to learn skills; provide access to opportunities and resources; bring people together by building networks and hosting events; as well as transform the environments around us.

 

Key Skills and Person Specification

  • Punctual and practical
  • Responsible, honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Able to stay calm in an emergency situation
  • Understanding of safe working practices and health and safety
  • Willing to learn
  • Able to interpret information and follow instructions
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to undertake manual duties as part of the role

Key Responsibilities

  1. Ensuring the building is kept tidy, clean, and safe
  2. Undertaking and assisting with maintenance and upkeep activities and custodial duties
  3. Being a point of contact within the building for residents, and members of the Make team
  4. Carrying out essential maintenance including but not limited to:
    1. minor repairs such as mending windows
    2. changing light bulbs
    3. unblocking drains
    4. turning heating and lighting on and off at appropriate times
    5. making sure the premises are clean and tidy
    6. maintain the grounds
    7. removing litter
    8. informing the line manager of any major repairs required
  5. Being responsible for security including opening and closing the buildings in the mornings and evenings
    Storing equipment and supplies safely
  6. Read and understand Make CIC’s fire safety regulations, Health and Safety regulations, emergency procedures and the rules for evacuating the buildings
  7. Replacement of consumables (soap, toilet rolls, hand towels) and of lighting tubes and lights
    Maintaining a variety of records, health and safety checklists and digital databases with assistance from the Operations Manager

 

Working days

Monday – Sunday constitute ordinary working days

Job Description – Maintenance Assistant

 

Closing Date:

Monday 12th July

 

CAFE ASSISTANT (Role no longer available)

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the café and building, ensuring it is tidy, clean, well-kept and safe
  • Undertaking and assisting with serving food & drink, and other general custodial duties related to the smooth running of the building
  • Being a point of contact within the building for visitors and contractors
  • Being responsible for security (to unlock buildings in the morning before people arrive, and/or lock up at the end of the day and a shared duty of letting people in who have hired rooms for clubs, classes or evening events)
  • Storing equipment and supplies safely
  • Organising and looking after stock
  • Understanding fire safety regulations, Health and Safety regulations, emergency procedures and the rules for evacuating a building
  • Understand food health hygiene and health & safety
  • Replacement of consumables (soap, toilet rolls, hand towels)
  • Maintaining a variety of records, such as stock levels
  • Ensure the building is clean, clear and safe
  • Undertaking additional duties as required to support the team
  • Undertaking additional duties as required to ensure the building as a whole runs smoothly

Key Skills and Person Specification

  • Responsible, honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Punctual and practical
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Able to stay calm in an emergency
  • Understanding of safe working practices and health and safety
  • Able to serve food and drink
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

Working days

Monday – Sunday constitute ordinary working days

Job Description – Cafe Assistant – (Birkenhead)

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR EITHER ROLES

If you’re interested in applying for either of the above roles please contact your job coach in your local job centre and quote the following postcodes as a reference for your preferred role:

  • Estates Assistant: L3 7BN
  • Café Assistant: CH41 6ND

 If you have any questions about the role(s) please contact us at hello[at]makecic.org

Closing Date:

Wednesday the 26th of May at Midnight

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