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Monday, 15 January 2018

Part-time Caretaker Vacancy - Holywell Primary School

We currently have a vacancy for a part-time Caretaker with effect from February 2018 with flexible hours of 5-10 hours per week. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the maintenance, caretaking and some cleaning activities at the school.

The successful applicant will be expected to have experience in building maintenance and/or cleaning and skills in a number of disciplines. They will also need to be flexible and self-motivated, have good communication skills and a good understanding of the health and safety requirements of a large site. Previous experience of working in a school would be advantageous but is not essential.

Purpose of the Job:

Ensure the security of the establishment and provide a cleaning and general maintenance service.

Key duties and responsibilities:

1. Undertake general repairs and maintenance around the school, inside and out, including decorating, repairs and woodwork to ensure the site is a safe environment for students, teachers and visitors.

2. Maintain the security of the premises inside and out, repairing doors, latches and fences to maintain a safe environment.

3. Ensure buildings are locked and site is secure, undertaking daily security checks at pre-defined times.

4. As a designated key holder, provide emergency access to the school.

5. Assist in the monitoring of the boiler, setting timers etc.

6. Assist in taking meter readings to ensure invoices received are correct and budget monitoring is maintained.

7. Cleaning exterior windows and conservatory as required.

8. Ensure the outside bins are emptied when necessary.

9. Ensure the site is kept tidy, including clearing leaves etc.

10. Carry out emergency cleaning as required.

11. In icy and snowy conditions assist with gritting.

12. Undertake general porterage for deliveries to ensure supplies are correctly handled and appropriately delivered.

13. Undertake minor repairs (i.e. not requiring a qualified craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site.

14. Comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection and safeguarding, health and safety, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting any concerns to the appropriate person.

15. Adhere to the staff code of conduct and be punctual.

Individuals in this role may also undertake some or all of the following:

1. Undertake specialised cleaning programmes during school closures or other designated periods.

All applications are to be made via, we are unable to accept CVs.

Please apply for this role through the link here:

Closing date: 31st January 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews week beginning 5th February 2018

Holywell Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Criminal Records Bureau.

For more details contact:

Mrs Snellings
Tel: 01634 388416