New Directions are recruiting for a hardworking and adaptable School Caretaker, to work on a temporary supply basis providing support to Primary and Secondary schools in Bridgend.
Due to the nature of supply work, the positions available can be both long and short-term, covering internal staff absences such as sickness or maternity. All applicants must be flexible and will ideally have access to transport.
Our clients are seeking a Caretaker with an excellent practical ability and an awareness of health and safety. Previous Caretaker experience is desirable, however clients will also consider applicants with a background working in building, maintenance or trades work with transferable skills.
The successful candidate will be responsible for key-holding and the overall security, maintenance and upkeep of the grounds and building.
Caretakers are responsible for looking after a school site including the buildings and grounds.
The duties of a school Caretaker include:
Caretakers must be honest, reliable and trustworthy. They must be able to work well on their own using their own initiative, as well as working within a larger team.
Candidates will ideally have previous caretaking experience; however New Directions will consider candidates who have a background in maintenance, decorating, facilities or security.
It’s mandatory that caretakers have a clear DBS either registered with the Update Service or a New Directions DBS.