Foster Carer Reviewing Officer

Job Details

To be responsible for the facilities management function of Start Well
Centres and other multi-site centres as required including ensuring
that the buildings and grounds are safe, secure and clean for staff
and visitors.
To work both strategically and operationally to ensure the efficient
maintenance and upkeep of the Start Well buildings and grounds,
delivering a safe, attractive and vibrant environment for children,
families and professionals.
To coordinate the Start Well Premises Management Plan and to
direct and oversee relevant projects to ensure the best possible
environment for children, families and professionals.
To manage staff on a day-to-day basis having responsibility for
overseeing health and safety compliance and to undertake risk
assessments as required, ensuring policies and guidelines are in
place to support delivery of a safe service.
To manage premises related budgets to ensure that the service
derives maximum benefit from its budget and generates income in
partnership with the relevant service managers.

To lead on the maintenance and upkeep of the Start Well buildings and grounds ensuring
a safe, attractive and vibrant environment for children, families and professionals.
2 To scope facilities improvement projects, business cases, financial modelling, project
planning and controls, milestones to be achieved.
3 To support the management, monitoring and safe implementation of specific capital
programmes and programmed maintenance schemes of work, liaising with Corporate
Property Services, contractors and outside agencies.
4 Manage maintenance works at the Start Well buildings as and when required. Acting as a
point of contact, giving clear direction to contractors and site staff, certify that works have
been carried out satisfactorily and that it meets statutory requirements.

Manage training and meeting facilities, ensuring an exceptional standard of service is
delivered, overseeing booking procedures, facilities and refreshment management,
including IT and AV equipment and ensuring income is generated from bookings.
6 To maximise the use of the accommodation both by the service and outside agencies,
ensuring in liaison with Estates and Legal Services signed licences and leases are in place
for tenants and that these are reviewed regularly to ensure compliance and no
unauthorised encroachment.
7 To attend the service meetings and provide detailed costings and prioritisation lists to
enable the service to plan for future development improvements, both within the Premises
Management Plan and within budget constraints.
8 To act as a primary key holder and co-tag manager, ensuring buildings are opened and
secured to meeting service need and providing cover arrangements in the absence of
Centre Assistants across the Start Well estate.
9 Manage emergencies and respond appropriately to urgent issues as they arise including
investigating instances of vandalism and arrange appropriate remedial action.
10 To ensure that health and safety guidelines and standard operating procedures are
compliant with current legislation e.g., statutory and regulatory; COSHH; Hygiene Code;
Asbestos; Legionella; Infection Control; Environmental Protection; and Waste and that
appropriate Health and Safety training is in place for all staff.
11 Provide professional advice relevant operational service managers with regards to site and
premises related issues.
12 To be responsible for the financial management of relevant premises budgets and projects,
ensuring best value for money for external services (service level agreements) e.g.
grounds maintenance, cleaning, catering, etc in liaison with Corporate Property Services.
13 To ensure invoices and recharges are processed for accommodation occupied by thirdparties in line with the relevant licence / lease agreement.
14 To ensure asset, key and co-tag registers are in place, maintained and audited.
15 Any other duties in line with the post, which may be required from time to time.

Payrate: £24.04 umbrella