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Position:    Caretaker – temporary cover.


  • Contract Type:                   Temporary to February 2020 (may be extended)
  • Hourly Pay:                         From £9.36p an hour
  • Hours of Work:                  Monday to Friday            7:30am to 9:30 and 4:00pm to 6:00pm (20 hours in total)                                                        Additional hours a week available for building maintenance
  • Closing Date:                     Friday 20th September
  • Interviews                          Week beginning 23rd September

We have a requirement for a temporary Caretaker to work with us from now until the end of February, which may extend to Easter 2020.

The caretaking responsibilities include;

  • Site security locking/unlocking and securing the premises.
  • Inspecting and monitoring the cleaning standards of contracted cleaners
  • Cleaning in specified areas of the school including the Nursery and the playground and undertaking emergency cleaning
  • Emptying specified bins and dealing with the recycling
  • Reading and recording the energy meters
  • Operating the heating system
  • Taking and distributing deliveries
  • Moving furniture as and when required
  • Ordering and replenishing consumables such as toilet paper and hand soap

The ideal candidate would have some caretaking and cleaning experience and the ability to work unsupervised. If the Candidate had previous experience and the skills necessary for non-specialist building maintenance such as plumbing, glazing, carpentry and decorating, a higher level position would be offered.

This post requires a good degree of physically fitness as some grounds maintenance and general maintenance tasks are involved.

The successful applicant will be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check and may also be required to complete some Health and safety training and any other relevant training. 


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