Caretaker

Job Ref
00534/000538
Function
Building Safety and Property Services
Salary
£23,500 to £24,294 pa – pro rata for hours worked
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37

More details

JOB TITLE Mobile Caretaker
POST NUMBERS 000534 000538
WEEKLY WORKING HOURS 37
SALARY RANGE £23,500 to £24,294 pa – pro rata for hours worked
TYPE OF CONTRACT Permanent
LOCATION Stevenage

ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Caretaker you will work as part of a team to ensure that all our estates and communal areas are clean, tidy and in a safe condition.

You will carry out cleaning duties as well as health and safety inspections, liaise between tenants, leaseholders and management, and as act as Stevenage Borough Council’s representative when on site providing a courteous and efficient service at all times.

The post holder will be required to work weekends on a rota basis. Further details will be provided at interview

ABOUT YOU
The ideal candidate will
• have experience of working with contractors and tenants/residents on site to achieve agreed works are completed within agreed timeframes
• be able to work effectively as part of a team, with the ability to build effective working relationships
• have the ability to complete physically demanding tasks, working to tight deadlines

OUR BENEFITS
• Pension Scheme: We offer a career average pension scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
• Flexible working: available upon request, subject to operational requirements.
• Part time and Job share opportunities - all our full-time vacancies are open to job share unless otherwise stated.
• A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave, maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
• 25 days holiday rising to 31 days (depending on Local Government service)
• An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
• Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues
• Season ticket loans and discounts for public transport
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Stevenage Credit Union: secure savings, free life insurance and access to cheap loans.
• Employee Discounts: via monthly paid membership of the Civil Service Sports Council (CSSC)
• Discounted Health and Fitness membership
• Trade Unions: For a small fee, all employees have the opportunity to join a Trade Union.

HOW TO APPLY

All applications must be made on online - please visit https://jobs.stevenage.gov.uk/StevenageBorough/Home

For an informal discussion about this role please contact
Name Sandra Clark
Job Title Repairs and Maintenance Supervisor
Phone Number 01438 242670
Email sandra.clark@stevenage.gov.uk


Closing date for receipt of applications: 30 April 2024
Interviews will be held week commencing: 01 May 2024

Please note that if we receive a large volume of applications for this role, we reserve the right to close this vacancy ahead of the published closing date

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board

Stevenage Borough Council is committed to Equal Opportunities for All. For further information please click https://www.stevenage.gov.uk/about-the-council/jobs-and-careers/equal-opportunities