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
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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