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Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LB
£38,359.40 - £39,162.35 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Location: Various Locations Across South Lanarkshire (Based: Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton)

Facilities Services are looking for Facilities Officers to  support the Business Adviser to ensure provision of an efficient and quality Facilities Management Service.

You will be responsible for the management of frontline services ie catering, cleaning and janitorial services within 20+ schools across a geographical area of South Lanarkshire.  This includes staff management of up to 250 employees, financial control and management, liaise with Heads of Premise and clients, and ensure legislation in adhered to in terms of Nutritional Standards and Food Safety.



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Legislative Information

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

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Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.


- Represent facilities services at local meetings, public meetings, parent evenings.

- Assist in the promotion and development of Facilities Services and identify areas of expansion taking into consideration constraints of current legislation. This will include assisting and contributing to projects as required by the resource.

- Provide advice and guidance and support to frontline services when developing and maintaining SSOW, risk assessment, manual handling and COSSH requirements.

- Monitor budgets and take corrective action in terms of any variances for employee costs/supplies and services for all areas of service responsibility.

- Effective delivery of facilities management within cluster remit, in accordance with policies, SLA’s, legislation/statutory requirements, quality systems, performance targets and customer requirements

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

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