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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 or call Ross on 01772 208967.