Buildings & Facilities Officer

Job Title: 
Buildings & Facilities Officer
40 hours per week (including early mornings, evenings & weekends)
Up to £25,000 (depending on experience)
Recruitment Type: 
Tuesday, 21 December, 2021 - 09:00

HideOut Youth Zone’s state-of-the-art £6.6m facility opened in September 2020 to provide an engaging and inspiring place for thousands of young people aged 8 – 19 (up to 25 for those with additional needs) to spend their leisure time.  Open 7-nights a week, 52-weeks a year plus school holidays, the Youth Zone’s incredible facilities include a 3G pitch, skate park, 30ft climbing wall, boxing/mixed martial arts gym, 4-court sports hall, sensory room, fitness suite, recreation area and dance, arts, music and media suites and much more. 


The Buildings & Facilities Officer plays a crucial role at HideOut as they keep our members, staff and volunteers safe by managing and maintaining the Youth Zone building effectively and efficiently. They will ensure the Charity is compliant with health and safety regulations including building, equipment, services, and related contracts, as well as carrying out general maintenance and managing HideOut’s Cleaning team, ensuring that the building is upheld to the highest of standards and accessible for all young people.


We are seeking candidates who:

  • -Have experience (ideally 2+ years) of managing a building and its services such as a school, college/university, sports/leisure centre or other large multi-use facility
  • -Are able to carry out general repairs and preventative work
  • -Have line-managed cleaners and supervised contractors
  • -Have a working knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation, as well as fire safety regulations and COSHH
  • -Have great people skills and can establish good professional relationships with young people and adults alike
  • -Will be inspired by the aims and mission of HideOut Youth Zone and East Manchester.

This is an exciting opportunity to join and become an integral part of the HideOut Youth Zone team and help to create a long-lasting legacy for the young people of Manchester.  Full details including a job description with person specification can be found on the vacancies page of our website. In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The strength of HideOut and the OnSide network of Youth Zones is the diversity of its people; we place huge value on equal opportunities and encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, communities and abilities.


This is truly a fantastic opportunity to be part of the HideOut team and to help to create a long-lasting legacy for young people in the area. The benefits of working for HideOut include an onsite fitness suite, 33 days annual leave pro rata, learning & development opportunities, branded workwear and Employee Assistance Programme (to see all benefits please view the job details page).


For further information about HideOut Youth Zone and to apply visit our website: 

Please complete a HideOut Youth Zone Application Form and email together with your CV to  Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.

**Please submit your application as soon as possible as the vacancy will close to new applications when a sufficient number have been received**

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