Location: Edmonton, Middlesex
Salary: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 10 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Technical Technical Construction
Contact Name: George Lumor


Job Description

Caretaker at Schools

The overall aim of the caretaking role is ensure that the internal and external school facilities are available, fully functional, H&S compliant and aesthetically pleasing where this fails within the remit of the caretaking team.

Key Responsibilities (indicate responsibility for Health & Safety and Training

Main Daily Activities

Ensuring security integrity of the school buildings and grounds through locking and unlocking, patrols, monitoring third party lettings

Carry out day-to -day duties according to daily schedule, ie littler picking, sweeping, refreshing toilets

Carry out defined Planned Preventative Maintenance responsibilities in accordance with each school's schedule and individual's skills

Reactive Duties Carry out initial investigations into reactive requests made during the day relating to deficiencies in accommodation and making temporary or permanent repairs or otherwise notifying management of the need to call in a service provider, in accordance with prescribed procedures and timescales

Respond to emergency situations such as floods, bodily fluids and effecting temporary or permanent rectification in accordance with prescribed procedures and timescales

Respond to request for collection of parcels, movement of furniture rearrangement of rooms etc in accordance with prescribed procedures and timescales

Be observant for H&S issues and ensure that they are rectified or made safe and reported to management

General Duties Where appropriate provide access, escort, liaise with and assist service providers on site to undertake remedial work or Planned Prevented Maintenance

Carry out minor repairs and decoration works

Participate in cleaning/deep cleaning activities as and when required

Being proactive by noticing deficiencies in the facilities and either rectifying if within capabilities or bringing the defect to the attention of management

Any other duties as assigned by management that relate to maintaining the facilities in a clean, functional and aesthetically pleasing state

Any other duties that individual is suitably skilled or qualified to undertake

Any other duties that are specific to the school being worked in ie swimming pool maintenance

Be flexible in shaft pattern to cover colleagues absences due to sickness and annual leave

Maintain communication in the event of any incidents to ensure availability of school accommodation and facilities

Key Skill

Proactive approach

Range of general handyman skills such as minor plumbing, carpentry, electrical

Good customer service skills

Amenable and approachable personality

Ability to liaise with and assist external service providers Ability to work in a team

Ability to multi skill

Willingness to learn new skills and undertake training to develop role

Flexible and adaptable in approach

If you would like to apply for this position, please call George @ Barker Ross head office on 0203 757 7048/ 07432157726 (Monday-Friday, 08:00-17:30) or click on the Apply link.


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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