School Caretaker

Reference:

MPH / SC 1487552

Sector:

Bricklayer, Caretakers, Carpenter, Education, Electrician, Estates Manager, Facilities Managers, Forklift Driver, Labourer, Other, Other, Painter, Plumber / Mechanical fitter, Premises Officers /Managers, Primary School, Trades & Labour

Salary:

£22,000 to £23,000 Per Annum

Benefits:

+ bens (Temp to Perm)

Town/City:

Finchley

Contract Type:

Permanent

We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Education sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Premises Assistant / School Caretaker to join a highly successful school based in Finchley, initially on a temporary basis, with potentially to become permanent

The core working hours will be 8:30 to 17.00, Monday to Thursday and 08.30 to 3.30 on Friday, plus paid overtime.

Premises Assistant / School Caretaker’s Main responsibilities

  • Assisting with the maintenance and upkeep of premises, including buildings, fixtures, fittings and furniture.
  • Undertake inspections to ensure necessary safe operation and that the legislative requirements are met regarding powered equipment, machinery, chemicals, ladders etc.
  • To carry out general porterage duties and storing away of any furniture or other equipment that may be required for any functions.
  • To carry out any cleaning duties that may be required both in school and in the school grounds and to carry out cleaning and janitorial tasks as required.

Premises Assistant / School Caretaker’s Core Duties

  • Inspection, maintenance and repair of school premises, fixtures, fittings and furniture to ensure correct working conditions.
  • Ensure that all areas are kept clean and tidy, frequently walking around the floors and monitoring their use.
  • Liaise with suppliers, service providers and sub-contractors as required.
  • Responsible for the receipt, distribution and dispatch of post and deliveries
  • Ensure that the premises and equipment are maintained to high standard of cleanliness. Keep all areas of school clear of litter including emptying bins as appropriate. Report whether premises are cleaned by contractors/school cleaners to the specified standard.
  • Undertake inspections to ensure necessary safe operation and that the legislative requirements are met regarding powered equipment, machinery, chemicals, ladders etc.
  • To notify the Facilities Manager of accidents, hazards or any other concerns relating to Health & Safety and safe working practices.
  • Ensure that all work areas and fire escape routes are kept clear of obstructions.

Premises Assistant / School Caretaker’s Requirements

  • Experience of working within the education environment would be advantageous
  • Previous experience as caretaker would be advantageous
  • General building experience
  • Knowledge of efficient cleaning methods and materials
  • Evidence of success in completing handyperson or DIY tasks (paid or unpaid)
  • Awareness of the main requirements of health and safety legislation and good practice relevant to the duties of the post

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