Facilities & Maintenance Assistant – Nottingham

Full Time
Nottingham HQ
Posted 6 days ago

The Opportunity

Join a rapidly growing Managed IT Services provider offering exceptional professional development opportunities, free training, a modern and relaxed working environment, and a friendly, people focused culture.

With a reputation for delivering unprecedented service quality to a wide variety of household name clients, in both the private and public sectors, Littlefish is increasingly disrupting the Managed IT Services (MSP) and IT Outsourcing (ITO) market. Enjoying strong, sustainable growth and guided by an accomplished and highly experienced leadership team, Littlefish is the perfect place to grow your career and make a real impact on a dynamic and continually evolving business.


The Role

Littlefish are looking for a Facilities & Maintenance Assistant to support the day to day running of our Nottingham HQ, by ordering necessary stock for day to day office operations, and ensuring maintenance issues are dealt with promptly, through hands-on basic maintenance for small works or through instructing a contractor for larger works.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnose issues with the facilities and buildings and carrying out maintenance yourself where practicable. For more complex issues, liaising with contractors
  • Hands-on basic maintenance – adjusting desks/chairs/monitors, assembling furniture, painting, etc.
  • Ordering beverages, office catering and consumables, cleaning products and other items from online or local companies.
  • Liaising with contracted vendors for fire extinguisher renewals, Zip & Billi Taps, Air freshener units, vending machine maintenance.
  • Work with current waste disposal providers to find innovative recycling solutions
  • Lead a project to implement recycling across all sites.
  • Liaison between Littlefish and Managing Agent.
  • Work alongside Health and Safety, First Aiders and Fire Marshals to ensure the site is fit for purpose and that basic risk assessments are up to date.
  • Work across all Littlefish sites in the UK where required


Essential Skills / Knowledge / Experience

  • English and Maths GCSE
  • Prior experience demonstrated in a similar role
  • Comfortable with hands-on
  • maintenance for small works such as painting, blockages and DIY/assembly/adjustments.
  • Good standard of written and verbal communication
  • Organised and calm under pressure
  • Can manage multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Excellent internal customer service skills
  • Solid basic IT skills – knowledge of Word and Outlook.
  • Awareness and understanding of Health & Safety and regulations pertaining to Mechanical & Electrical work.
  • Full UK driving licence


Desirable Skills / Knowledge / Experience

  • PAT testing
  • Level 3 diploma in electrotechnical services


Essential Security Checks

  • Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) pre-employment checks


Working At Littlefish where #PeopleMatter

Littlefish is a recognised and fast growing credible alternative to the ‘usual suspects’ in the IT Outsourcing (ITO) and Managed IT Service (MSP) market. And our reputation for providing industry-leading services as well as exceptional IT Careers is growing fast too.

In the past few years we have more than quadrupled in size, dramatically increasing both our revenues and workforce, and we’ve got no intention of letting up. With an impressive customer base, a strong pipeline of new business, and a proven track-record of growth, we’re interested in hearing from, and finding, the best talent, to join our award-winning business and to be part of our continued success as we create new IT jobs in Nottingham, Manchester and around the UK.

Our focus is to create a supportive, inclusive and collaborative culture in a great working environment, which contributes hugely to the happiness, positivity and general well-being of our people. Our culture fosters a laid back and friendly, yet professional and capable approach. We provide breakout facilities within our office offering the latest in gaming technology, table tennis and lots of space to eat your lunch, socialise or just get away from your desk. We have a casual dress policy to make sure people are as comfortable as possible as they go about their daily tasks, and we provide year-round fruit and refreshments that are freely available to everyone. In addition to the year-round free fruit and refreshments, we have subsidised vending machines, Pizza Fridays, frequent social evenings, charity events, a mid-summer all-staff family BBQ and, of course, the obligatory Christmas party!

We care strongly about the ongoing personal development of our people and created the Littlefish Academy, a structured training and development program that rewards you as you progress. The Academy provides you with the power to increase your salary (outside of any annual pay awards) through technical accreditation, and a focus on continual quality improvement. Plus, all Littlefish employees have access to LinkedIn Learning, an online educational platform which provides access to over 10,000 expert-led courses to help you discover and develop business, technology-related and creative skills.

We also run a variety of bonus schemes including an initiative called Starfish, that rewards those who go ‘above and beyond’ in their interactions with of our customers, with monthly prizes on offer for those who receive the most nominations.

Through employing the best people, and creating optimal working conditions, our customers get the best service. In a crowded market, often playing against much bigger competitors (think David and Goliath), we constantly need to stand out to continue growing. We have a very successful track record, working with a plethora of leading organisations.

So, if you feel like you can make a tangible difference, apply today and join us on the journey.

  • We put our people first– every time and without hesitation
  • Attractive salary & benefits packages– we offer attractive salary packages to attract the best people
  • Training and development– the Littlefish Academy rewards you as you progress & learn
  • Bonus schemes– ‘Starfish’ and team bonuses reward those who go ‘above & beyond’ and exceed customer targets
  • Friendly culture– casual dress policy and breakout facilities with table tennis and gaming
  • Complimentary food & drink – unlimited fruit & refreshments, Pizza Fridays, company social events and more


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