Facilities Supervisor

University of Central Lancashire


The University of Central Lancashire is one of the world’s Best Global Universities leading the way in modern learning. Based in the heart of the North West, the University has campuses in Preston, Burnley and West Cumbria.

The University is commencing a new exciting phase of our Estate Strategy, and we are seeking to recruit a proactive and customer-focussed Facilities Supervisor to join our growing Estates Services team, based at our Summergrove Residence at our Westlakes Campus

Reporting to the Facilities Manager you will assist in the coordination and implementation of cleaning, event set up, facilities activities and events within and external to the building. You will providing first level supervisory support advice and guidance to the cleaning staff; ordering supplies and equipment. You will play an important role in supporting the Facilities Manager to ensure all activities are delivered in line with Health and Safety legislation overseeing as well as undertaking cleaning tasks throughout the year. This is a new role at our Westlake Campus and is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your excellent customer service skills and play an important role in building and developing the team.

You will be supported by the wider Preston-based Estates Services team, as well as working with internal staff and contractors in line with Business need.

You will be very organised and flexible in your approach to work; having the ability to work both independently and as part of the wider Estates Services team, and able to work occasional evenings or weekends to meet the business need. You will be educated to NVQ level 1 or have the equivalent experiential learning.

If you meet all the essential criteria contained within the person specification and you are interested in joining us at this exciting stage of our developmental journey, then please do apply.

UCLan is committed to providing a safe environment to study, work and visit, protecting children, young people and adults at risk from harm and abuse. Our safeguarding policy and safer recruitment procedure outlines our approach, alongside other internal policies, procedures and guidance which can be found on our website at Safeguarding – UCLan

Applicants applying for roles in regulated activity and that are listed as an exception under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will be required to disclose any spent and unspent convictions and undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check at the appropriate level, UCLan will only ask an applicant to make an application for a DBS check if they are legally entitled to.

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