Caretaker / Handyperson /Premises Officer


MT CT 705221


Building & Engineering, Caretakers, Education, Engineer, Estates Manager, Facilities Managers, Further Education, General & Other, Health & Safety, Office Support, Other, Other, Other, Premises Officers /Managers


£9 Per Hour


Temp to Perm



Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Education sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Caretaker to join and look after a lovely school based in Dartford, Kent.

Caretaker’s Core Duties

  • Assist with the security of the school's buildings and grounds
  • Assist with f the school's heating systems
  • General porterage duties including movement of furniture and equipment within the school
  • Daily and periodic cleaning of designated areas of the school bsecurityuilding and grounds according to schedule of work
  • Handyperson duties which may include:
  1. minor repairs to furniture and fixtures
  2. minor plumbing tasks
  3. decorating tasks
  • Supervision of cleaning staff or monitoring of and liaison with contract cleaning staff (as appropriate)
  • Liaison with contractors and ensuring that they work in accordance with their agreed schedule of works and within health and safety guidelines
  • Carrying out the annual cycle of portable electrical appliance testing
  • Carrying out legionella checks of the water systems
  • Such other duties which may arise from the use of the premises
  • Contribute to a working environment which supports equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice.

Caretaker’s Skills required

  • Experience of working in school or similar environment, would be useful
  • Portable Appliance Testing training, would be useful, full training will be given
  • Awareness of the requirements of health and safety legislation and good practice relevant to the duties of the post.
  • General DIY and painting and decorating skills.
  • Experience using domestic power tools for appropriate repair and maintenance tasks
  • Hold a (DBS) check, preferably on the update service.

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