Dorchester, Dorset, England
£18.05 to £19.49/Hour
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Date Posted
March 1, 2024



Temporary Contract

Immediate start until Nov 2024 (Could be extended)

£18.05 per hour increasing to £19.49ph after 12 weeks

Monday to Friday 08:30am until 17.30pm

37 hours per week



TO APPLY CALL 01305 239239 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm or email CV to Weymouth@citycentrerecruitment.co.uk


Our client, Dorset Council is seeking a FACILITIES MANAGER, to join them on a temporary basis. The contract is until 29TH November 2024 but they often get extended or you can apply for permanent roles once in place. To provide a Facilities Management Service on the County Hall Campus and other premises across Dorset.

  • Supervise and manage all employees within the Facilities Management and Catering Teams
  • To assist in the control and allocation of the repairs and maintenance to County Hall and associated buildings (tenants’ items
  • To carry out procedures in accordance with policy in the event of fire, flood, breaking and entering, bomb alerts, etc.
  • To liaise with representatives of contractors to ensure required standards of cleaning and grounds maintenance are achieved and maintained.
  • To ensure buildings are opened as required and secured after office hours or after meetings.
  • To carry out security procedures of County Hall and associated buildings at all times, including regular patrols both inside and outside the premises and operation of Intruder Alarm System and Access Control System.
  • To be responsible for the maintenance of Facilities Management Team vehicles and  vDorset Council pool cars/vans based on the County Hall County Campus.
  • To control the heating of premises as required.
  • To ensure access is possible to the buildings in the event of snow or similar emergency situations and to ensure that the grounds are free from litter and drains are free flowing (including those on flat roofs above the court/committee room complex).

CV required, showing the following:

  • BTEC Higher National Certificate/Diploma or acceptable equivalent alternatives, e.g., British Institution of Facilities Management Qualification at Level 4, Diploma in Business Excellence or comparable sound specialist knowledge and relevant experience.
  • Substantial facilities management knowledge across the area of responsibility.
  • Sound knowledge of project management procedures and requirements.
  • Knowledge of the use of IT within the area of responsibility.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Good numeric skills.
  • Effective time management with ability to meet deadlines.

Must hold:

  • Passport or Birth certificate with National Insurance Number proof
  • Own transport with business insurance

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

City Centre Recruitment is acting as an employment business in relation to FACILITIES MANAGER

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