Caretaker (All Age Disability Hub) - Ref: SS02820

Walsall, West Midlands
Grade 5 £20,697- £24,249 per annum
19 Jan 2021
12 Feb 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Caretaker (All Age Disability Hub) – Ref: SS02820
G5 £20,697 – £24,249 pro rota to hours worked
2 part time posts 18.5 hours per week

This is an exciting time to join Walsall Council’s Adult Social Care. We have a new and forward thinking leadership team that has brought a renewed focus on professional strength based practice across the workforce, to ensure we promote person centred outcomes for all our service users in a safe and friendly environment.

We are seeking 2 part-time caretakers to support our management team, to lead on health and safety to ensure the premises meet the required safety management standards. This is to ensure staff / service users and visitors can safely carry out their activities within the building and surrounding grounds. You will need to demonstrate experience and understanding around the responsibilities of managing health and safety in the workplace, and have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Health and Safety Act, Equalities Act as well as good interpersonal skills

As the day to day point of contact regarding faults and repairs, you will be expected to take the necessary follow up actions ensuring there are robust records of work carried out, as you will have a responsibility to maintain and review records to ensure they meet audit and inspection standards. Due to the varied functions of the All Age Disability hub, you are expected to be flexible to the needs of the service and this will required you to work evenings and weekends across a seven day week.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for Public Sector Workers.

If you would like to discuss further, then please contact Jeanette Knapper (Group manager) on 07500 028637 or email

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Closing date: 12th February 2021

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Please note that the ‘Apply’ link will open a new website (Taleo Careers), for which you will need to create an account to enable you to apply.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with vulnerable adults.  Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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