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Caretaker - St Pauls R.C.V.A. Primary School, Alnwick

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/06/2018 12:00
£18,870 - £20,541
Hours per week:
37 hrs per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
St Pauls R.C.V.A. Primary School, South Road, Alnwick, NE66 2NU
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Job details 

Closing date:
25 Jun

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Governors of St Pauls RCVA Primary School, Alnwick are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Caretaker to become part of our hardworking and friendly team.

The successful candidate will be required to:
Supervise the work of a team of staff, delegate work appropriately, provide clear guidance and motivate staff to achieve service objectives and quality standards.
Provide induction to the workplace and coaching staff in work related tasks.
Ensure that staff adopt safe working practices in all aspects of work.
Ensure that the security of the property is properly maintained, that users have access at the appropriate times (lettings) and that an appropriate response is made in the event of a property related incident (key holder)
Monitor the cleanliness of the property and ensure that the building specification and standards are achieved.
As a member of the team undertake cleaning related tasks as allocated.
Ensure that the heating and associated systems are operated and maintained in the approved manner, advise on conservation measures and take all necessary precautions against cold weather damage.
Monitor the usage of gas, electric and water supplies ensure that all reasonable and practicable measures are taken to minimise use and report abnormal consumption to the appropriate person.
Monitor and report on the general condition of the property, undertake minor repairs as required and ensure all routine maintenance tasks are carried out in a timely manner.
Operate and maintain all ancillary plant and equipment as appropriate.
Ensure that all ventilation, access and exit points operate effectively and that firefighting appliances are readily accessible and properly maintained.
Ensure that the external areas of the property are kept free of litter and debris, litter and rubbish bins are emptied regularly and main access routes are kept clear of leaves, snow and ice as necessary.
Undertake a range of general porterage tasks that ensure the efficient movement of goods, equipment, furniture and other items around the property.
Ensure that adequate stock levels of appropriate supplies are maintained and distribute supplies as necessary and that corporate procedures are observed.
Other duties appropriate to the nature, level and grade of the post.
Please note that the successful candidate will be employed by the governing body, not Northumberland County Council.

Visits to our school are encouraged. Please telephone or email to make an appointment with Audrey Gair, Business Manager

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.

Further information about the school can be found on our website.

An application pack, including an application form, is available to download below.

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post or by e-mail, no later than midday on Monday 25th June 2018.
Interviews will be held on Thursday, 5th July, 2018.
School Name: St Paul’s RCVA Primary School
Full address: South Road, Alnwick
Postcode: NE66 2NU
Tel.: 01665602547
e-mail: admin@stpaulsalnwick.co.uk
Website address: stpaulsalnwick.co.uk

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