About the role
This role operates in our Health, Safety and Facilities Team, supporting the safe, smooth and seamless running of our office buildings mainly in York.
Management of our four office spaces needs to be well planned, coordinated, and regularly monitored and reviewed. This is an essential role in making sure we operate effectively, making this role primarily based in our offices with occasional working from home.
It is an exciting opportunity to get involved in a varied team, with no two days being the same. Operating in a changing environment, you could be planning and implementing small projects, conducting reviews of support services, performing health and safety checks, coordinating contractors or gathering feedback from our internal stakeholders.
We are looking for an individual who has experience in facilities management.You will be effective and efficient, an experienced problem solver who is highly organised and flexible.
Your customer service approach will be positive, diplomatic and supportive.You’ll be used to building relationships and dealing with stakeholders at all levels, managing differing needs.
You’ll be skilled at managing multiple workstreams and priorities and be an effective communicator within a busy team.
There are some hands-on aspects to this role such as ordering and restocking supplies and maintaining the tidiness of shared areas, someone who enjoys the variety of this would be a great asset.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East.JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.
We want to make sure that everyone, including our residents and staff, are kept safe and have extensive safety and infection control measures in place, throughout our working environments.
Additionally, it is legislation from 11 November 2021, that everyone who works in a residential or nursing care home or needs to enter a residential care setting to carry out their role, must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Consequently, ensuring this requirement is met forms part of our recruitment and selection process, where applicable.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 1st December 2021
Interviews will be held at The Homestead on Wednesday 8th December 2021
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from people with experience of living in poverty.
We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.