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Caretaker (Full driving licence holder) - Temporary

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Caretaker required for our local authority client based in Rotherham.


The post holder will ensure the security, safety, cleanliness, maintenance and repair of Council buildings, including being a key holder, which includes travelling to various locations throughout the Borough with the use of a fleet vehicle.

To ensure that nominated buildings are secure when locking, that alarms are set and points of entry/exit are secure, in accordance with all current health and safety requirements.

Conduct regular and reactive sweeps of nominated buildings with emphasis on maintaining building and customer security at all times

General and planned preventative maintenance of nominated buildings and their contents to include carrying out re-active/emergency repairs

Within scope of PPM incorporate scheduled building fascia cleaning and maintenance and minor grounds maintenance.

To liaise with/escort contractors when attending nominated buildings and accept planned deliveries and provide a transfer management service for delivered items, within scope of nominated buildings.

To ensure stock levels are maintained in nominated buildings in consultation with Caretaker Supervisor and ensure meeting/conference facilities are maintained within the agreed specification.

During winter months ensure daily gritting/winter maintenance of nominated buildings is carried out

To undertake P.A.T testing of portable electrical equipment and maintain the inventory and monitoring of schedules to comply with regulations.

To operate parking access system in nominated buildings within accepted arrangements.

Provide assistance in connection with implementation of recycling systems within

nominated buildings.

On a daily basis remove items left in office space in line with Worksmart arrangements/accepted protocol

Carry out Portable Appliance Testing in nominated buildings as and when required.

A two week shift rota system is in place, the successful candidates will work one week 6 am to 2 pm and the next week 1 pm to 9 pm. There is also a requirement to work weekends and provide emergency call out cover.

Full Driving Licence essential

DBS required

Please apply with your updated CV ensuring that any gaps in employment are explained.

At this point, may we take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in this role. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not always possible to respond to everyone. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 7 days, your application for this vacancy may not have been shortlist by the client.

You can also send your CV direct to:

Up to £9.81 per annum + PAYE

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