Location: Hackney, London
Salary: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 6 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Industrial Construction Property & FM Property & FM
Contact Name: George Lumor

School Caretaker - hackney

Job Description

Caretaker- Primary School - Hackney E5

Salary: £20-25k per annum depending on experience.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday) .

This is a new school opening in January 2019.

Job Purpose and Responsibilities:

To ensure that the internal and external school facilities are available, fully functional, H&S compliant and aesthetically pleasing where this falls within the remit of the caretaking team.

This includes:

  • Ensuring security integrity of the school buildings and grounds
  • Carrying out day-to-day duties according to daily schedule
  • Carrying out defined Planned Preventive Maintenance responsibilities, including daily maintenance/testing as appropriate.
  • Conducting initial investigation into reactive requests relating to deficiencies, carrying out repairs or reporting to management
  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Being observant for Health & Safety issues and ensuring they are rectified or reported
  • Assist service providers whilst on site
  • Carrying out minor repairs and decoration works
  • Responsible for cleaning/deep cleaning within the school

Key Requirements:

  • General maintenance skills
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Good communication skills in relation to managing relations with the school, communicating with external service providers, and reporting deficiencies to management
  • Proactive nature with the ability to work in a team and share knowledge
    • Willingness to learn new skills and undertake training to develop role
    • As this role will involve working in schools the interview will include questions regarding safeguarding and confirmation of appointment is subject to completion of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check
    • You will be required to bring proof of your eligibility to work at interview stage


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