Luminate Education Group

Facilities Supervisor (DC082)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£22,283 PA with Progression to £24,187 PA
13 Jul 2022
12 Aug 2022
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

Deliver an exemplar, customer-focused Facilities service Work collaboratively and consultatively with Safety, Health and the Environment and the Capital Projects team to ensure the service proactively supports managers and employees Contribute towards service cross-functional projects and work streams Improve and maintain internal relationships with other Group Shared Services functions such as MIS, Finance, IT, HR, Capital Projects & Student Recruitment and Marketing. Contribute to internal and external networks. Contribute to the Wellbeing Strategy. Contribute to the Safeguarding Strategy.


  • Support the Assistant Facilities Manager in the implementation of the Estates strategy within a portfolio of Luminate Education Group sites by providing a comprehensive, customer led service. Work as part of a team to provide Estates support services to create a safe, clean and welcoming site for students, staff and visitors.
  • Undertake and manage security duties including general guarding, patrolling, access control, CCTV system monitoring as required (in line with policy and legislation) to support the provision of a safe and secure environment and provide effective security of College buildings, contents and grounds.
  • Control all Estates contractors on site, to ensure they are working to the Luminate site rules for contractors, agreed RAMS, permits to work where applicable and above all ensure they are working safely.
  • Delegate and undertake any minor building maintenance duties across the site such as fitting fixtures, cleaning/tidying internal or external areas, emptying litter bins, window cleaning (subject to appropriate training and access equipment), managing the waste segregation and recycling areas, grass cutting, snow clearing/gritting and litter picking or landscaping activities (e.g. planting, weeding, fencing, paving) after appropriate training.
  • Organise and supervise the movement of furniture, equipment and, where appropriate, musical instruments for classes, events, exams, meetings and site moves to ensure that rooms are set up according to agreed set-up plans
  •  Assist in the monitoring of teaching rooms to ensure users are abiding by terms and details of bookings including checking bookings and opening and closing rooms have been booked. Open and close buildings as required and ensure the intruder alarms are set and buildings secured.
  • Ensure car park arrangements are operational on site and that users adhere to conditions of use.  Provide support across the site assisting with fire activations and emergency procedures, testing of fire alarms, checking the Building Management System and plant and equipment.
  • Complete regular inspections and update records to ensure the maintenance of statutory obligations and a safe and welcoming working environment for staff, students and visitors. Ensure requests from the service desk are responded to in a timely manner and customers are kept informed about the progress of their requests.
  • Assist the Assistant Facilities Manager in the provision of an effective, efficient and responsive 24-hour emergency response service. Be a nominated First Aider and respond as required (appropriate training will be provided). Summon and deal effectively with emergency services and assist in site evacuation procedures including for those with Personal Evacuation Plans (PEEPS).
  • Where applicable, issue, receive, log into/out of stock, check and store appropriately any loan equipment or musical instruments or other loan items in line with established systems and procedures. Take part in staff development activities and attend training courses as required.
  • Under the Assistant Facilities Manager’s direction, implement systems, polices, procedures and training and development programmes to support the effective operation of the sites. Carry out a minimum of 10% audits on systems, policies and procedures.
  • Support the Property and Maintenance team by completing asset collection and verification exercises to assist with planned preventative maintenance programmes (PPM). Ensure all pre-planned and reactive jobs are reported via the Luminate Education Group Service desk.


We are looking for an individual who: Is self motivated, works well as part of a team but can work independently. Able to prioritise their workload.

For more information about the role please contact:  07879405974

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.


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