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School Caretaker

  • Location: Wrexham
  • Duration: Ongoing Supply
  • Salary: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour
  • Start date: September 2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions Education are recruiting for a hardworking and motivated School Caretaker to work on a relief basis within primary and secondary schools in Wrexham.

Due to the nature of relief work, all applicants must be flexible and reliable and willing to work in various local schools covering long and short-term internal absences. The role is due to start in September 2019 and the working hours will vary depending on specific school requirements.

The successful candidate will sometimes be required to work split-shifts, such as 6am – 10am and 3pm – 6pm, with some requirement to work during the school holidays.

Applicants with a strong building/maintenance background who arw confident overseeing all general maintenance and repairs on site.

Duties will include:

  • Key-holding
  • Security of the premises and setting alarm systems
  • General maintenance and repairs on site
  • Painting and decorating and upkeep
  • Cleaning duties and supervising cleaning staff
  • Organising external contractors for major work

This is a great opportunity for an experienced handy person to join us and work in various local schools, providing essential support.

Job Specification

Caretakers are responsible for looking after a school site including the buildings and grounds.

The duties of a school Caretaker include:

  • General maintenance and minor repairs
  • Liaising with contractors
  • Managing heating and alarm systems
  • Security
  • Opening and closing the school
  • Basic cleaning
  • Key holding.

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.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Wrexham branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 01978 884290 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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