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School Site Caretaker

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Secondary Education

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £12 - £14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

  • Contact email:

    carly@Remedyeducation.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    14

  • Salary low:

    12

  • Job ref:

    sitecaretakerSE12022_1654591064

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    Long term

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Caretaker / School Site Facilities Assistant & Maintenance Operative who is highly organised with good interpersonal skills and previous experience of working in a similar role or setting is required for a well-established secondary school based in Lambeth.

SALARY: £12 - £14 per hour

LOCATION: Lambeth

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Ongoing

WORKING HOURS: 35 hours per week

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Caretaker / School Site Facilities Assistant & Maintenance Operative who is highly organised with good interpersonal skills and previous experience of working in a similar role or setting.

Working as a Caretaker / School Site Facilities Assistant & Maintenance Operative you will play a very important role in providing site services to support the teaching and

learning of the school and play an essential part in the smooth running of the School site.

As a Caretaker / School Site Facilities Assistant & Maintenance Operative you will ideally have experience of working within the school environment although this is not essential.

Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation, along with good communication skills are an important part of this role.

DUTIES

Your role as a Caretaker / School Site Facilities Assistant & Maintenance Operative will include:

  • Ensuring that the school has been locked and security alarms set. Opening and closing areas that are used by hirers
  • Liaising with hirers to ensure facilities meet their needs and ensuring hirers leave facilities in appropriate condition
  • Checking areas for security i.e. asking unauthorised visitors to leave the site
  • Oversight of evening cleaning routines liaising with contract supervisor
  • Cleaning of areas as required during the day (spillages etc)
  • General site sweeping including picking up litter on grassed areas adjacent to buildings and hard play areas
  • Sweeping and keeping clean of all paths and other areas as required
  • Emptying of litter bins as required
  • Porterage, moving furniture, unloading lorries and delivering goods to appropriate areas around the school
  • Clearing blockages in drains and rainwater gutters and pipes
  • Repairs and maintenance, including painting and decorating as required
  • To undertake any necessary action as directed by the Site Supervisor/Assistant School Business Manager/Senior Leadership Team in the event of bad weather or emergency e.g. clearing of snow or ice from paths; wind damage
  • Driving Minibus for refuelling, collection of materials and, on occasion, transporting students (training will be given as required)
  • Undertake First Aid duties (training for which will be provided)

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • 3 GCSE's grade A-C including Maths and English or equivalent
  • Holds Full UK driving licence
  • Practical DIY skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Skilled at paying attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work in a Catholic School, sensitive to the ethos
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Stamina and resilience
  • Strong commitment to team-working and partnership

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a caretaking role
  • Previous experience of working in schools
  • Previous experience of being key-holder/operating alarm systems
  • Qualified First Aider
  • Understanding of school's role in the Community
  • Ability to assist students if requested
  • Confidence
  • Sense of humour
  • Good Health
  • Proactive Problem-solver

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send your CV directly to Carly Walters at Remedy Education or call me today for more information!!