School Care Taker

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Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TD

School Care Taker

Wade Deacon High School

Widnes – WA8 7TD

Hours of Work: Full Timer 37.5 hours per week

Salary:  £18,562-£18,933+ Shift Allowance

Starting ASAP.

 

 

Job Purpose:

To be responsible for the building maintenance, cleanliness, security and maintenance of furnishings, fixtures, plant and heavy equipment within the designated school site(s).

Responsibilities:

Security and Safety

  • Maintain premises security such that key holding procedures are observed and that premises remain as secure as is practically possible.
  • Respond to and accurately record all call outs, liaising with the security force and police as appropriate.
  • Make premises secure after break-ins
  • Regularly test fire alarms and be familiar with the evacuation procedure for the premises and carry out evacuation drills.
  • Undertake the role of Fire Marshall.
  • Ensure the safe storage of materials covered by the COSHH regulations.
  • Ensure stringent health and safety provision and adherence to safe working practice

Energy Management

  • Advise the appropriate senior member of staff on matters relating to energy control and conservation, implementing measures to prevent waste.
  • Ensure lights and other equipment are switched off as appropriate.

Porterage

  • Operate, manage and control cleaning materials and equipment including the ordering, storage and distribution to appropriate personnel.
  • Undertake porterage of stock, furniture and equipment as required.

Maintenance

  • Report all structural, fabric, furnishings, fixtures and equipment defects to the appropriate person.
  • Undertake minor/simple repairs as require e.g.; minor plumbing, changing light bulbs, redecorating and fixing etc.
  • Undertake regular school (site) premises inspections and identify and record repair maintenance requirements.
  • To organise and carry out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the school premises is satisfactory, as per specific schedule for the school site.
  • Liaise with external contractors and monitor their work ensuring it is carried out punctually and to the required standard.
  • To organise and carry out minor improvement work e.g. erecting shelves, notice boards, bookshelves etc. as agreed with the appropriate senior member of staff.
  • Undertake general cleaning duties within the premises and outside of the premises to ensure a safe and hygienic working environment is maintained.

All applicant will be subject to full employment checks including a DBS check being applied for or an update check being carried out on a current DBS.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Fantastic FREE opportunities for CPD
  • Gain great experience in schools
  • We pay immediately to scale on long term positions.
  • Find the work you want to do on our Candidate portal
  • Weekly PAYE payments

If You are interested in the role, apply today – This position will be starting ASAP

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Key Information

£18,562 — £18,933 per Year

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