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Senior Custodian

Hays Building
Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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Senior Custodian opportunity in Cambridge

Your new company
Your new company is a university based in the heart of Cambridge. They are looking to expand their team and appoint a Senior Custodian to the team. This is a long term assignment with the opportunity of a permanent opportunity for the right candidate.

Your new role

  • Disarm and arm access control system and checking any problems arising. Investigate alarm activations. Use monitor access and intruder alarm system to activate and check alarm systems.
  • Check windows and doors for safety and security purposes.
  • Reacting to security alerts and being generally aware of potential security issues around the building eg abandoned bags and the implications of these situations.
  • Check and set up furniture in Dining Rooms, Common Room, teaching and event areas as required by the events and teaching schedules. Check areas are setup as requested on the room booking database, facilities helpdesk or by email and rearranging and resetting furniture as necessary. Check supplies of flip charts and pens and adding additional equipment as required.
  • Liaise with the Senior Building Services Technician, Reception team, Events team, and Facilities Manager regarding room use.
  • Spot cleaning and deal with spillages in line with agreed method statement.
  • Cleaning of seminar, meeting rooms, lecture theatres, and other areas as required to support the contract cleaning team or during periods the team is understaffed or outside of their service hours.

What you'll need to succeed

  • No formal qualifications are required but the role.
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, with aptitude to learn new IT skills such as the access and intruder alarm system, room booking database and Facilities Helpdesk.
  • The ability to carry out basic maintenance tasks.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision and use their initiative, an eye for detail and a willingness to carry out non-routine tasks.

What you'll get in return
On offer is a great opportunity to join a brilliant organisation who are offering a long term assignment and competitive hourly rate.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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