School Caretaker

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Southport,Merseyside,United Kingdom
Salary
£85 - £90 Per Day
Posted
03 Aug 2022 13:33
Closes
31 Aug 2022 23:59
Reference
1689840912
Sector
Academy
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

School Caretaker

We are working alongside a Secondary School in Sefton. The School are recruiting for an experienced Caretaker to join their team to give support and provide exceptional facilities for staff and students.Note: This role is an ongoing position, starting in SeptemberMain Responsibilities: To act as a key holder, unlocking and locking the premises in accordance with security procedures. Assist with regular checks of the fire alarm system, escape routes, fire extinguishers, and emergency lighting. In the event of snow, applying salt/grit to external areas. Carry out routine procedures and/or checks on ancillary equipment. Ensure that the Health and Safety Guidance is adhered to at all times. Monitoring the standards of cleanliness of the premises and furnishings Support the facilitation of the premises with evening and weekend functions. Handling deliveries and taking items to their destination. Assist in the setting up of rooms for examinations. Ensure caretaking and cleaning equipment is in a safe and working condition. Twice daily inspect toilets/washrooms/showers ensuring high standards of cleanliness are maintained, replenishing stocks of toilet rolls, soap and hand sanitiser dispensers. Preventative maintenance. Painting and decorating. Joinery - 1st Line maintenance of fixtures and fittings, examples, tightening of screws on hinges, maintenance of door handles, minor repairs etc. Plumbing - unblocking sinks, sink traps, waste pipes, toilets, adjustment/replacement of tap washers etc. Patch Plastering. Gardening and External Repair and Maintenance (Paving etc.) Under the direction of the Head of IT and Estates - liaise with External Contractors, directing as appropriate, understanding/communicating the outcome of the visit and any remedial works identified. Cleaning duties to ensure that the premises are always clean and tidy. Routinely clean internal and external ground floor glazing. Clean light fittings, ducting vents and replacing where necessary minor parts like bulbs, tubes, in accordance with safe working practices. To clear blockages, remove foreign matter from sinks, toilets, drains etc. To ensure gullies, drains etc. are kept free from debris and that grounds are litter free. Routinely (twice daily) clean external areas of the site, litter picking, clearing windowsills, emptying external waste bins, remove graffiti.The role:Ongoing from September.£85 - £90 per day.6.5 hours per day.Possible overtime available.Who can apply?Experienced School Caretakers.Applicants who are able to provide evidence of the practical application of joinery, plumbing, building, painting and decorating skills in a working environment, as this is a substantial element of the role.How can you be considered?Successful candidates will be required to hold, or apply for, an enhanced DBS and be subject to safeguarding and vetting checks. DBS will cost £47:57.Email an up to date CV by clicking apply now. The CV needs to show all of your previous experience.Why choose TES?At TES we understand and appreciate the contribution supply staff make to education, and we strive to ensure you feel valued as a member of our team.Individuals working for TES benefit from:Excellent rates of pay.Ongoing support and guidance throughout your education career.A flexible approach to work.Permanent and temporary opportunities.A trained team of education consultants.The Education Specialists are proud holders of the APSCo audited accreditation which means our recruitment practices are of the highest standard