Caretaker 4363

Caretaker 4363

Location Birmingham
Job Type Permanent
Salary £24,000 pa

Job Description

 Our client, a leading facilities management company, are looking for a Caretaker to cover a variety of primary and secondary schools in the North Birmingham area.  Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Opening the school and checking buildings and grounds at the start of the day
  • Locking and securing all doors, windows and perimeter gates at the end of each day, including activating/deactivating alarms
  • Responsible for site security and checks
  • Checking heating and lighting is functional everywhere and available as required
  • Check domestic hot water is functional and available if required
  • Make safe areas of danger e.g. broken windows
  • Carry out basic repairs and remedial work
  • Carry out cleaning work related to toilet and bodily fluids as required
  • Keep all outdoor areas, paths, steps, approaches and drain grids in clean condition and litter free including emptying the bins outside
  • Carry out portering-type duties, such as moving furniture around
  • Carry out minor H&S checks (fire system, emergency lighting, fire appliances, water systems) and record data
  • Clear pathways, steps of snow and apply grit to ensure surfaces are safe as required
  • Carry out inductions for contractors
  • Report any faults that need urgent attention

The suitable applicant will ideally have experience within a similar role, be flexible to work in more than one location and available to work shifts between the hours of 6am – 6pm.  The role requires joining the on-call rota which may at times involve being called to the school to reset an alarm that’s been activated for example.

Duration: 6 month FTC (this could be extended to permanent)
Salary: £24,000 pa
On call: 1 in 4 – standby rate of £100 paid per on call week
Hours of work: 7.5 hours days which are rotated between the hours of 6am – 6pm Monday to Friday
Location: You will have a main base at the larger site but will be required to work at 2 other schools in the North Birmingham area as and when the business requires

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