Premises and Compliance Manager, Blackburn with Darwen

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Bede's RC High SchoolBlackburn with Darwen

Date posted:
Start date: 1st March 2020 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £27,905 - £31,371Grade G, SCP 24
Contract term: Permanent

Permanent, Full time, 37 hours per week, full Year

Grade G, SCP 24 £27,905 to SCP 28 £31,371

Starting 1st March 2020 or sooner

A new and exciting role has been created at St Bede’s for a Premises and Compliance Manger.  The main duties of this role is to have overall responsibility for the safety, security and upkeep of the school buildings. This includes having responsibility for ensuring the school is compliant with all statutory regulations such as PAT testing, Fire procedures, First Aid and GDPR.  The role holder will line manage and support the facilities staff and also manage any external contractors appointed to carry out projects and building works. Reporting to the School Business Manager you will keep accurate records of all compliance checks and ensure best value procedures have been complied with to keep within the allocated budget. 

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a working knowledge of the relevant legislation and be able to adapt and prioritise an evolving workload.  The ideal candidate will have held a position of responsibility in the past in relation to Health and Safety and hold a Health and Safety qualification or be willing to undertake a qualification.  You must be pro-active and willing to work outside of normal working hours to deal with any emergencies which may arise.  Technical knowledge of building services and building projects would also be advantageous.

St Bede’s is a successful and over-subscribed mixed, 11-16 Catholic school with a long history of academic success.  We have an excellent reputation for achievement and pupil behaviour and for our support to the community.  

If you are interested in finding out more about St Bede’s and the role or wish to arrange a visit please contact the school via  

The application form, Job Description an Person Specification can be downloaded from the Vacancy Section of our school website:

Applications are to be completed on-line and returned to by the closing date of Monday 27th January 2020 at 10.00am

St Bede’s is committed to safeguarding children and young people and therefore this post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Closing date for applications: 27/1/2020, 10am

More about St Bede's RC High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Livesey Branch Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4SR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1254 202519
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St Bede’s Roman Catholic High School is a mixed, non-selective, 11-16, voluntary-aided comprehensive secondary school, situated in the west of Blackburn in Lancashire. The school, which has 985 students on its roll, moved into new and refurbished bui...