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School Caretaker - North London

  • Location:

    North London

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  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £12 - £14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Yahya El-Khabouche

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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  • Open and/or close site, subject to shift patterns (7:00-15:00 & 11:00-19:00)
  • Carry out daily jobs as identified on the daily worksheets and by the Site Manager including a holiday maintenance/painting programme
  • Check the Site Requests email account and action work when necessary
  • Report any problems or concerns to the Site Manager and keep a written record when necessary
  • Attend regular briefings / meetings with facilities staff
  • Meet on a regular basis with the Site Manager and Training Provider (College)
  • Observe Health and Safety rules and comply with procedures relating to Safe Guarding, confidentiality and data protection and attend appropriate training
  • Be fully conversant with the school Fire & Security emergency action plans
  • Carry out regular statutory testing of services, fire alarm, water management etc
  • Carry out regular checks on the School Mini-Buses including tyre pressures, oil, water levels etc and periodically clean the exteriors and interiors.
  • Comply with all legislation under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Keeping the site clear from litter and graffiti at all times
  • Assist with the review of facilities procedures and suggest areas for improvement
  • Be contactable by the main school at all times whilst on duty either by phone or walkie talkie
  • Ensure that any request for assistance is responded to in a time frame appropriate to the task
  • Management of contractors on site
  • Carry out cleaning duties as required
  • Check and refill consumables such as soap and toilet rolls as required
  • Supervise facilities teams including caretaking and cleaning teams both in and out of school hours in the absence of the Site Manager
  • Receipt and recording of incoming goods and large items
  • Dispatch and return of goods and large items
  • Safe and timely movement of goods, equipment and items around the School both as routine and upon specific request
  • General porterage
  • Movement of furniture into agreed configurations upon request or to routine schedule
  • Movement / relocation of equipment to support alternative room use
  • Movement, relocation, disconnection and re-connection of moveable audio visual equipment in accordance with pre-set room use schedules or upon specific request
  • Assist with the maintenance of an up-to-date register of equipment, regular location / storage and certification / test records
  • Provide a first-fix to defects, failures, break-downs and damage throughout the school where appropriate under the direction of the Site Manager
  • Identify defects, failures, break-downs and notify these to the Site Manager/Site Requests
  • Provide an internal-only lock and unlock service to scheduled and identified rooms or upon request by authorised school staff
  • Maintain a general awareness around the school and identify any potential breaches of Health & Safety and report any suspicious activity to the security team
  • Share the supervision of our out of hours lettings with the Site Management Team
  • Deputise for the Site Manager as necessary
  • Any other activity that the Headteacher deems reasonable
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