Caretaker

Location
Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary
£19,650 - £20,043 per annum
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Closes
06 Jul 2022
Job Ref
RA0003768
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us and the Role

We’re looking for a full- time caretaker to join the existing team at Shire Hall, Warwick on a four-week rota. Contractual weekend overtime worked every fourth weekend. A mobile phone will be provided for business use only.

Joining our team, you'll take responsibility for ensuring our building is opened and closed on time; is safe and secure using alarms and undertake routine maintenance work.  Directing workmen and contractors; clearing litter; general rubbish and the recycling; ordering stock and completing the necessary paperwork are all part of your role.  In addition, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the site is cleaned and maintained to a high standard by operating and using the relevant cleaning equipment.  You’ll undertaking training activities; work with internal and external customers and support the wider team as directed.

The full pay package will include the following:

Basic Salary £ 19,650.00 - £20,043 per annum

Regular Overtime £2566.33 (Overtime is subject to annual review in line with business needs)

Standby Duty £1980.46 (Standby Duty is subject to annual review in line with business needs)

Please click here to view the four-weekly rotating shift pattern

Key Requirements 

Duties of the Caretaking team are not just limited just to compliance checks, cleaning, moving of furniture, open/close buildings, set and unset alarms, CCTV use, meeting contractors, driving. This could mean working as part of a team or alone. The post holder will be expected to also cover for other caretakers, this may mean working at other locations to meet the business requirements. 

The successful applicant will attend appropriate Training and appropriate PPE will be provided to the successful applicant.

Other Conditions of Employment:

  • Must have a valid driving license.
  • Must live close enough to respond to emergency call outs with twenty minutes.
  • Must be willing to undertake training relevant to the post

Benefits Of Employment:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Full training will be provided.
  • A uniform and PPE will be provided.

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.

Additional Information

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information about the role please contact Colin Jones: colinjones@warwickshire.gov.uk or Matthew Hiatt: matthewhiatt@warwickshire.gov.uk     

Closing Date: Wednesday 6th July

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 


If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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