Milton Keynes
Grade C - £17,169-£17,891 pro rata
13 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Maria Connelly
Contract Type
Part Time
LOCATION:Milton Keynes
JOB TITLE: Caretaker
SALARY & BENEFITS: Grade C - £17,169-£17,891 pro rata
WORKING HOURS: Mon-Fri, 2pm-6:30pm. During Summer Holiday deep clean, two weeks work could be combined into one week. 1 year fixed term contract.

THE COMPANY: Our client, a Primary School founded in 1985, is well established within the local community. The school currently has around 391 pupils on role and benefits from an integral resource base for children with a statement of Moderate Learning Difficulties. Our client now has an excellent opportunity for a Caretaker to join their team in Milton Keynes.

THE ROLE:Within the Caretaker role based in Milton Keynes, you will be responsible for providing an on site cleaning/caretaking service and undertaking cleaning duties. Duties and responsibilities may vary on a day to day basis, ranging from cleaning and general maintenance to moving furniture for events and carrying out health and safety checks.

Key Responsibilities to include:
  • Maintaining the school site and providing a welcoming and safe environment for the whole school community
  • Acting as a key holder
  • Locking and unlocking the school, including for external lettings
  • Working with the school's Site Manager
  • Undertaking cleaning duties whilst managing the team of cleaners
  • Carrying out and recording health and safety checks
  • Supporting the maintenance of property and grounds
  • Monitoring the site stock and ordering supplies
  • DIY and minor repairs to furniture and fixtures
  • General maintenance and decorating
  • Operating heating, lighting and security
  • Collecting and assembling waste
  • Moving furniture (for events etc.)
  • Emergency cleaning duties
  • Outdoor work, small groundswork jobs
  • Assisting with the maintenance of specialised equipment (following training)
  • Assisting with lettings
  • Providing emergency access
  • Record keeping as required
  • Receiving deliveries
THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Caretaker position will have previous experience within a Caretaker role or similar and have experience of managing a team, although this is not essential. The successful candidate will be willing to learn and willing to take direction from the Site Manager. You will also be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check prior to being offered the position.

Key experience essential for the role:
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Confident talking to people of all ages
  • Willing to learn
  • Willing to take direction from the Site Manager
Key experience desirable for the role:
  • Previous experience as a Caretaker or similar
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Previous experience dealing with minor repairs/maintenance
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