Job reference: 201809FAC01
Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week
Contract length: Permanent
Salary Grade E: £21,400 – £23,000 [depending on experience]
Windmill Hill City Farm is an award-winning charity that improves the lives of local people. Our 4-acre site provides a green oasis in the city where people relax, learn and grow. It’s a friendly site buzzing with community activity.
On-site we have a café, day-care nursery, community rooms, sports pitch, farm and gardens. We are seeking a manager who can ensure that our facilities are kept in top condition so we can offer the public a safe and enjoyable service and our staff an efficient and rewarding place to work. This role is central to the smooth running of the organisation.
Your main responsibilities will include:
Leading the facilities team to maintain the cleanliness, health and safety of the site.
Inspection, repair, maintenance and development of the site infrastructure.
Overseeing the day-to-day care of the animals on site (with the Livestock Manager).
Manage contracts for facilities services such as waste.
Our ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in a related environment and be knowledgeable and skilled in general maintenance, building repair and cleaning and safety management. This is a very varied role that needs a flexible approach, initiative and problem-solving skills and a like of people – we are a busy public place open 7-days-a-week.
We put community at the heart of what we do and have a culture of inclusion and partnership. As well as highly varied work and involvement in setting our direction, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of making a difference to people’s lives.
We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and look forward to seeing your application.