Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
23/09/2021 23:59
Grade 2 (scp 5 - 6) £19,312 - £19,698
Hours per week:
37 (split shift)
Job Category:
Building Maintenance / Caretaking
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Harry Watts Academy
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
23 Sep
Further Information

Caretaker position for a skilled, hard-working and flexible person to work in a modern new build School required as soon as possible.

The person appointed will have total commitment towards maintaining a clean, safe and secure environment for children, staff and visitors. Duties will include:

• Opening and closing the school each day and carrying out security checks.

• Maintenance of the premises and grounds to a high standard, including a range of daily cleaning duties, minor repairs and keeping outdoor areas tidy and safe.

• Ensuring the school meets all statutory regulations related to health and safety, fire safety, etc, including making regular checks, keeping records and carrying out practical tasks.

• Liaising with the Council, and other contractors, to ensure maintenance & repairs are addressed, and to make sure that heating, plumbing, electrical and lighting systems are functioning properly.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively as part of a team, whilst also being able to work on their own initiative in identifying jobs that require attention day to day, and to prioritise their workload.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.