Domestic Bursar

Location Suffolk
Discipline: Support Staff, Bursary
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32,878 per year + FTE
Contact name: Medical Team

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Job ref: SO 448
Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: 26/11/2021

Domestic Bursar - Nr Ipswich, Suffolk
Competitive Salary
Our client is a day and boarding preparatory school for boys and girls in the village of Brettenham, Suffolk. Founded in 1862, the school currently accommodates about 120 boys and 70 girls between the ages of 2 and 13 years
They are seeking a Domestic Bursar to ensure safe, value for money, reactive and planned Domestic Services, which meet the business, needs.
1.Leading and managing the School's Domestic and Housekeeping teams; including monitoring performance and absence levels, conducting appraisals, recruiting new employees and ensuring that knowledge/training is up-to-date.
2.Ensure that the highest practicable cleaning regime is maintained throughout the school.
3.Monitor and develop the catering service to the highest standards including functions and events.
4.Production of termly menus using seasonal produce, considering the impact on our carbon footprint and our purchasing, storage and cooking service efficiency.
5.Proactively plan and organise all catering requirements and staffing for upcoming events, attend weekly calendar meetings and communicate with the Domestic Manager and Head Chef.
6.Management and control of the annual Domestic Services and Cleaning budgets, planning menus and monitoring monthly expenditure within budgetary limits.
7.Annually review appropriate H&S policies, risk assessments, COSHH records and domestic/cleaning procedures, which comply with current regulations; attend termly H&S Committee meetings; raise awareness of the importance of Health and Safety ensuring all domestic staff have up to date hygiene and H&S training.
8.Assist with energy management procedures and sustainability/Eco initiatives liaising with the Environment Sustainability Committee.
9.Review all domestic and housekeeping service contracts to ensure we receive best value for money and in line with our business requirements, e.g. washroom or catering equipment maintenance contractors
Working Hours: 8.00 -17.00 Monday to Friday, (1 hour daily unpaid breaks)
Term time (33 weeks) + 8.6 weeks out of term time worked
6 weeks Annual Leave plus 8 Bank Holidays paid
Salary: £32,878 Gross £31,100 Prorated (above hours and weeks)
For full details, please apply online or call 01227 780888