Relief Facility Supervisor

Newcastle upon Tyne (City wide)

Relief Facility Supervisor

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£26,873 - £28,770 per annum

An opportunity exists for a suitable individual to work as a Relief Facility Supervisor

To succeed in this role, it is essential that you have:


<li>good communications skills</li>

<li>the ability to work with limited supervision</li>

<li> be capable of regular stooping, bending, lifting and carrying of equipment, materials/furniture.</li>

<li>Caretaking experience in a school or similar environment would be an advantage.</li>


About us:

Facility Services and Civic Management work across the city and Gateshead providing building cleaning, caretaking, school meals and welfare catering services.

We have a large team of cleaners, cleaner supervisors, facility supervisors (caretakers), catering assistants, assistant chef&rsquo;s and chef&rsquo;s working various hours and shifts in schools and public buildings.

Our service is committed to delivering a high standard of service to our customers and in doing so investing in our staff and staff development.

What we offer:


<li>Competitive hourly rates of pay</li>

<li>Up to 29 days annual leave per annum (pro rata for part time staff)</li>

<li>Paid DBS as well as paid induction and training</li>

<li>Full uniform and equipment provided at no cost to you</li>

<li>Full training and opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career</li>

<li>Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme</li>

<li>Cycle2work scheme</li>

<li>Access to a salary sacrifice car lease and home electronics scheme.</li>

<li>Weekend, bank holiday and unsociable hours pay enhancement</li>

<li>Full employee support package including access to a free confidential Health Assured, Employee Assistance Program.</li>

<li>Staff offers and discounts including discounts on travel passes and leisure.</li>


We are looking for someone who:


<li>Is a team player but able to use your own initiative</li>

<li>Can have good relationships with others</li>

<li>Is self-motivated and able to work to fixed deadlines</li>

<li>Has a flexible approach to work, hours and locations</li>

<li>Is customer focused</li>

<li>Can deliver to required standards</li>

<li> Is suitable to work with children and young people</li>

<li>Is capable of regular stooping, bending, lifting, and carrying.</li>

<li>Can undertake written and spoken instructions and speak English.</li>

<li>You must be able to travel citywide and undertake a split shift requirement of the role.</li>


You will be responsible for the security of the premises, setting alarms, general health and safety issues relating to the building, as well as a range of porterage duties. There will be a responsibility for the supervision of cleaning staff and designated cleaning area.

You will be expected to be able to deal with varying workloads and the cleaning of a defined area. You must be able to manage your own time.

There will need to be a degree of flexibility around certain key events in the school calendar e.g remedial works, parents&rsquo; evenings, governing body meetings, Christmas and summer fairs etc.

To work in our busy schools, you must be enthusiastic, hardworking, and able to forge positive relationships with staff, children and parents. We are looking for a positive, hard-working individual with a strong commitment to high standards of service delivery and customer care.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.


Apply online at, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form. Before completing the form please ensure you read the supporting documents.

Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your Northeast Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox, alternatively you can collect an application form from Condercum Road Depot Reception

If you would like to discuss this post further please call; Richard Geddes on 0191 2771947 or email


Closing date:

20 July 2024

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