Caretaker

Location
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Salary
NJC Scale 20, Local Government Pension Scheme
Posted
26 Sep 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contact
Karen Dixson
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

To be responsible for the security of the premises and related Health and Safety, maintenance and cleaning within the academy and providing an appropriate environment for students to work and learn.

 

                       

  • Be responsible for ensuring the security of academy buildings, site and resources.
  • Act as a designated key holder, providing out of hours and emergency access to the school site
  • Arrange to carry out first line repairs and maintenance which are not beyond the competence of the staff concerned: -
  • plumbing work – e.g. repairing a leaking pipe, simple installation work, such as plumbing in a new tap, or replacing washer etc.;
  • redecoration as appropriate;
  • plastering work such as repairing cracked or broken plaster, making good damaged walls, for example, following the removal of say, shelving or similar fittings;
  • fencing and boundary repairs, e.g. mending broken fencing panels or stakes, repairing holes in chain link fences etc.;
  • Glazing work, such as replacing smaller windows, re-beading or re-puttying glass panes, internal and external.  N.B. Specialist contractors would be used for repairs to large windowpanes or double-glazed units or windows at a high level.
  • Arrange for general maintenance within specialist areas such as heating, lighting and plumbing to ensure safe and effective operation
  • Responsible for regular health and safety checks of buildings, grounds, fixtures and fittings, (including compliance with fire safety regulations) and equipment
  • Responsible for regular maintenance checks and follow-up actions
  • Manage the academy’s maintenance requirements to support a regular and cost effective maintenance programme
  • Responsible for contractors whilst on site and ensure work is completed to the required standard, coordinating projects where appropriate.
  • Purchase premises related equipment and supplies within agreed budget
  • Responsible for the regular checking and operation of systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security (including CCTV and alarms)
  • Undertake risk assessments, ensure compliance within the school with all health and safety responsibilities for example COSHH, ladder, asbestos, legionella and asset register.
  • Liaise with other school staff/departments on premises issues.
  • Lead H&S induction training for all new staff.
  • Responsibility for the coordination of lettings and seeking opportunities to maximize bookings.
  • Monitoring utility usage and tracking action to reduce expenditure where appropriate.
  • Act as H&S Officer and complete termly H&S checklist inspections

Report H&S matters to SLT 

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