MS C 659316


Building & Engineering, Carpenter, Contracts Management, Electrician, Engineer, Facilities Management, General & Other, Health & Safety, Labourer, Other, Other, Other, Plumber / Mechanical fitter, Site Manager, Supervisor, Trades & Labour


£23,801 to £24,166 Per Annum


+ Benefits



Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Facilities sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Caretaker to join a lovely school based in Sevenoaks.

Salary: £23,801 - £24,166 + Great Benefits | 3 shift patterns between 6:30am - 8:00pm

Caretaker’s Core Duties

  • To open and close the school and be responsible for general security
  • To ensure the gym area and floors are clean
  • To meet all contractors and visitors and keep a record of work being carried out
  • To ensure all contractors are DBS checked and comply with safeguarding of children
  • To ensure all legislative prosses are met and recorded (Asbestos Register)
  • To check in all goods and distribute them accordingly
  • To monitor the heating, lighting, fuel usage and re-order when required
  • To maintain records and read all meters
  • To be ensure the maintenance and tidiness of footpaths, driveways, fences, and grass areas
  • To report all matters affecting Health & Safety and carry out risk assessments as required
  • To maintain and repair furniture and buildings and record as required
  • To clean and provide security for building lettings
  • To oversee furniture requirements for events (exams, training, parents’ evenings etc)
  • To test fire alarms and emergency lighting and maintain a record
  • To assist with decorating, plumbing and general handy-work
  • To carry out litter patrols each day
  • To replenish paper towels, soap and toilet paper as necessary
  • To comply with safe working practices, Health and Safety, and COSSH statutory requirements
  • To be a school first aider (training provided)
  • To drive school vehicles - D1 licence required

Caretaker’s Skills Required

  • Experience as a Caretaker / Site Manager
  • Experience with DIY, buildings & ground maintenance, decoration, cleaning, and repairs
  • Experience working in a school or further educational establishment - desirable
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations and legislations
  • Experience with risk assessments (desirable)
  • Experience with IT
  • Current DBS certification - beneficial
  • Current D1 vehicle licence

Are you enthusiastic about the Caretaker job? Send us your CV in a Word format today.