Estate Caretaker

Location
City Wide
Salary
£17,007 - £19,446
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
28 Sep 2018
Job Ref
BCC000492
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
Come and work for Neighbourhood Services and help us be responsible for the delivery of a high standard of caretaking, cleaning, health and safety and maintenance services across specified neighbourhoods. This will include the cleaning of internal and external communal areas of high rise and low rise blocks and other housing communal areas within the neighbourhood/quadrant

Responsible for the delivery of a high standard of caretaking, cleaning, health and safety and maintenance services across specified neighbourhoods. This will include the cleaning of internal and external communal areas of high rise and low rise blocks and other housing communal areas within the neighbourhood/quadrant.

Will provide assistance to customers with general housing related queries, liaising with Neighbourhood Caretakers, Area Neighbourhood Caretakers and other BCC colleagues.

You will also liaise with other organisations in order to maintain the local environment such as Repairs colleagues, Repairs contractors and Waste Management

Estate Caretaking Duties

The duties reflect a flexible and adaptable caretaking and cleaning service. Within this job description duties are to be carried out individually or as part of a team. It must be emphasised that estate caretakers are employed to work in a neighbourhood/district area but may be required to work at any site within the city as directed by the Local Housing Manager or his/her representative.

All of the duties listed in this job description must be carried out according to Health and Safety Guidelines.

Tools, equipment and machinery will be provided and used to enhance working performance, the appearance and maintenance of the estate. These are to be used subject to appropriate training/competence and/or utilised in accordance with appropriate procedures.

Ability to carry out a variety of cleaning tasks indoors and outdoors in accordance with health and safety procedures.

An understanding of the types of problems that may occur in our neighbourhoods.

An ability and willingness to deal with a variety of issues affecting residents living on an estate.

Awareness of steps which should be taken to ensure personal safety and the safety of customers whilst carrying out duties.

Ability to work without supervision to detailed works schedules and timetables.

Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative.

Ability to understand basic written and verbal instructions including equipment operating instructions and the correct use of cleaning materials.

Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Commitment to equal opportunities in all aspects of service delivery.

Ability to carry out a variety of cleaning tasks indoors and outdoors in accordance with health and safety procedures.

An understanding of the types of problems that may occur in our neighbourhoods.

An ability and willingness to deal with a variety of issues affecting residents living on an estate.

Awareness of steps which should be taken to ensure personal safety and the safety of customers whilst carrying out duties.

Ability to work without supervision to detailed works schedules and timetables.

Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative.

Ability to understand basic written and verbal instructions including equipment operating instructions and the correct use of cleaning materials.

Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Commitment to equal opportunities in all aspects of service delivery.

Positions are Fixed Term until 27/09/2019.

For further queries, please contact Tina Richards, Neighbourhood Services Coordinator

Tel: 0121 303 9873

Email: tina.f.richards@birmingham.gov.uk

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.

Supporting documents
JD & PS

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