Assistant caretaker/Cleaning Supervisor

  • Temporary
  • Leeds, LS16
  • Salary: £ 9.61 per hour
  • Job Reference: MM/HQ00013101
We are currently looking for an experienced Caretaker/Cleaning Supervisor to work with a primary school in North Leeds (LS16). This is initially a temporary position however could turn permanent for the right applicant.
Core duties include:
  • Key holder – opening/locking building, setting alarms and attending occasional call-outs when required. Provide access to the premises in the event of an emergency.
  • Maintenance of building – some basic repairs, painting, plumbing, joinery work. Examples include:
  • Assistance with all aspects of cleaning (toilets and toilet areas more than once a day, emergency cleaning due to accidents etc) throughout the school.
  • Cleaning specific areas of school in the event of absence of a cleaner
  • Driving minibus when required. Keeping bus clean inside and out. (Applicant must have clean driving licence). Regular driving for activities such as swimming.
  • Overseeing and ensuring smooth running of core facilities such as heating, electrical, legionella, PAT testing, access equipment, fire and security systems. To arrange for regular maintenance and annual checks of all equipment in conjunction with Caretaker. To carry out any weekly or monthly testing of systems e.g. fire, emergency lighting etc
  • Assist in organising and preparing school rooms for use – examples being assemblies, staff meetings, governors meetings, parent association events, parents' evenings and lunchtime dining.
  • Preparation for school functions. This involves attending School or off site venues either during normal school day or on occasional weekends or weekday evenings.
For this the client are looking for someone with good hands on building maintenance skills, understanding of Health & Safety regulations and clean driving license. A PAT testing certificate, experience driving larger vehicles (such as minibuses) and previous experience working in a school would also be beneficial.
Successful applicants would be working from 13:30 to 19:30 Monday to Friday (30 hours per week) and the client are paying an hourly rate of £9.61 for this role.
As this role involves working in a school applicants must have an Enhanced DBS check ideally dated within the last 12 months. Applicants with an older check may still be eligible as we can potentially complete a new check for you.

Start Date: 19 Oct 2020