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Caretaker

Service Care Construction are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local council based in Shaftesbury who require a Caretaker to join their team on a temporary basis.


This is a full time role working 8:00am-5pm Mon-Fri.

The role involves:



  • Undertake routine grounds maintenance work as detailed on work schedules and as directed.

  • To ensure that all necessary paperwork is accurate and presented on time.

  • To undertake routine maintenance to manually operated equipment as shown and directed.

  • To drive vehicles and equipment as required for ground maintenance operations.

  • To inform the Estate Manager/Chief Operating Officer of mechanical defects or breakdowns to team vehicles and equipment.

  • To ensure the area allocated to the team is kept clean, tidy, and secure at all times.

  • To attend training courses to improve skills as requested.

  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in accordance with the school's safeguarding and child protection policy.



Caretaking Responsibilities




  • To assist the Estate Manager in making any arrangements to cover periods of absence of other keyholders

  • To be responsible for locking and unlocking school premises outside of normal school hours and for setting security alarm systems, as required.

  • Responding to security alarm or other call outs in accordance with agreed procedures.

  • To assist the Estate Manager to arrange regular checks on alarm systems and fire extinguishers and report on any problems arising

  • To identify and report building, furnishing or fittings deficiencies to the Estate Manager/Chief operating Officer and to undertake any remedial action that may be authorised and appropriate.



If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to Ross.cargill@servicecare.org.uk or call Ross on 01772 208967.