Caretaker and Muazzin for Masjid - Find My Rizq
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Akanjee Foundation Masjid & Islamic Centre (AFMIC) is a registered charity that serves the Muslim population in Barking. It functions as a place of worship and a Makhtab. The main purpose of the Muazzin/Caretaker role is to undertake responsibility for opening and closing the Masjid during the 5 daily prayer services, performing the call to prayer and to maintain good housekeeping of the Masjid premises and its grounds.

The following is required from the Muazzin/Caretaker:-

MUAZZIN

To be prompt and arrive 20mins before Jamaat time and perform the call to prayer (Adhan & Iqamah) for 5 daily salah

SAFETY / SECURITY

  • Opening and closing, unlocking and locking of premises
  • Register as one of the main Key Holders and be a secondary point of contact in an emergency callout situation
  • The overall security of the building and its grounds, including the locking of all windows, doors, gates and shutters
  • Manage AFMIC COVID policy and carryout temperature checks and registration of service users and monitor user compliance with regards to social distancing, masks, prayer mats and shoes
  • Stewarding centre users and managing crowds

CLEANING

  • To clean designated areas of the building and grounds to the highest possible standards
  • Vacuuming carpeted areas
  • Sweeping and weeding of external grounds/car park
  • Wiping, polishing, dusting of designated areas
  • Emptying and Cleaning bins
  • Spot cleaning of spillages
  • Mopping and cleaning of wudhu area including toilets and toilet cubicles, and replenishment of paper towels, toilet rolls, handwash and other disposables
  • Cleaning of internal and external doors and windows – frames, handles and glass
  • Straightening furniture, books and general tidying up of designated areas

GENERAL

  • Upkeep and general care of the centre – pick up litter and be responsible for the removal of all debris from paths, lane and all entrances around the premises
  • Ensure good lighting and ventilation during opening hours
  • Ensure all lights, appliances and equipment are turned off when closing
  • General porterage duties and moving of furniture for events as required
  • Checking damage/security every morning on arrival at the premises
  • Ensure that clear passage is maintained on fire escape routes
  • Maintain Fire Safety Policy – Check extinguishers, test fire alarms and emergency lighting, maintain clear fire exit and update test register
  • Report any defects of building, furniture, fittings and equipment to Management
  • Disinfect drains and dustbins regularly
  • Make safe any hazards and ensure that the area is cordoned off
  • To carry out duties under reasonable direction of Management team
  • Advantageous if you are able to lead salah when Imam is unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances MANAGEMENT
  • Monitoring and setting of heating controls and boilers
  • Monitoring and setting Air-Con/Fan controls
  • Be aware of the location of stopcocks, fire alarms and electrical consumer unit
  • Ensure that the boiler house is tidy and that no flammable material is stored there
  • Use appropriate PPE at all times
  • Any other work requested and deemed appropriate by management You will be expected to comply with all AFMIC policies, rules and procedures at all times including Health & Safety and Child Safeguarding.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

All employees have a responsibility for their own health and safety and that of others when carrying out their duties and must help us to apply our general statement of health and safety policy.

SAFEGUARDING COMMITMENT

Akanjee Foundation Masjid & Islamic Centre is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A satisfactory Criminal Record Bureau check will be required. This post is open to men only and is exempt under the Sex Discrimination Act 7(2)(d) and (e). In the first instance please send your CV by email or post to :- Akanjee Foundation Masjid & Islamic Centre, 86 Longbridge Road, Barking, IG11 8SF info@akanjee-foundation-masjid.org

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