11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client requires a caretake to be responsible for maintaining a positive, clean, safe, secure and effective operation of the workplace which includes buildings and the surrounding grounds of a number of residential care homes, youth centres and short break services.

As one of the largest UK children's charities, our client provides a range of services to young children and adults and their families. The service users have a range of learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and compleax health needs. Security and safety of their service sites is paramount to ensuring safe working practises and living conditions for the young children.

Responsibilties of Caretaker:

+ Work flexibly to an agreed schedule of work, completing tasks with agreed timescales

+ Apply policies, procedures and processes, utilising training received to perform tasks allocated and compliance with Health and Safety regulations

+Ensure written records, detailing follow up work or issues that require intervention of the lead operative or management

+ Undertake and ensure general maintenance work to the fabric of the interior buildings, outbuildings and gardens are applied to a high standard

+ Activities include, but not limited to - changing light bulbs and fuses, cutting lawns, planting flowers, clearing grounds and offices of furniture, decorating interitor rooms and keeping grounds safe and tidy.

+ Maintain and store all equipment safely

+ Work with external contractors in the repair and maintenance of the grounds and buildings

+ Participate in site security arrangements through the reporting of matters to management and to ensure setting of alarms and application of closure procedures

Please note, this role is subject to an enhanced criminal record check and background reference checks