Head Caretaker

Head Caretaker required for Newcastle School
Your new company
We are working closely with a fantastic school in Newcastle who are currently recruiting for a Head Caretaker to join their team.

Your new role
This is a full time, permanent vacancy. Working 37.5 hours per week, all year round with generous holiday allowance. No split shifts involved.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the cleaning staff with duties throughout the school
  • Litter picking/ ensuring refuse is stored and collected as required
  • Testing fire alarms and ensuring Health & Safety processes are followed
  • Ensuring heating and lighting systems are working correctly and are on at the appropriate times
  • Porterage duties including supporting with the set up/ clear down of rooms for ad hoc meetings, assemblies, productions, exams etc
  • Mowing lawns and managing plant/ flowers in outdoor spaces
  • General maintenance across the school facilities

What you'll need to succeed
  • You will need to have had previous experience of working in a role like this.
  • Experience of key holding/ providing maintenance in a large setting.
  • You will be confident in carrying out basic joinery, plumbing and decorating as required, and working with external contractors for lager jobs

The role is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

What you'll get in return
You will be support by a dedicated Hays Consultant from registration who will work with you to find the right role to suit your skills and circumstances. You will enjoy competitive rates of pay which are based on the scale of the role you will be covering and will accrue holiday allowance as you work.

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Working Pattern
Education & Training
Newcastle (Tyne & Wear)
School Technicians

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Lauren Wigham, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Newcastle
1st Floor, Kelburn House, 7 - 19 Mosley Street

Telephone: 0191 261 3980