Caretaker Apprentice (App306)

(App306)

located near, Bradford, BD5 0NG

  • Closing Date 28th June 2021
  • Sector Property Maintenance
  • Duration 15 months course – 15-month school contract
  • Wage £4.30 per hour.

Description

To be responsible for the day to day control of the cleaning, heating, lighting, maintenance and security of All Saints Church of England Primary in order to ensure a safe environment for students, staff, parents and visitors.

TRAINING TO BE PROVIDED

The successful candidate will work towards a level 2 qualification in Property Maintenance.

Employer Description

Education.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ensure your designated cleaning duties are fulfilled and the All Saints Church of England Primary school is a clean and litter-free environment
  • Ensure the heating and other general services run smoothly and regular maintenance checks are completed
  • Ensure adequate lighting in All Saints Church of England Primary school is maintained and turned on and off daily in line with the school day and activities
  • Support with the organisation of parents evening arrangements and other events
  • Ensure All Saints Church of England Primary school is kept secure
  • Maintain school buildings, fabric, fixtures, fittings and furniture and carry out minor repairs as required
  • Carry out portering duties, including portering deliveries / stock, recycling paper and confidential waste, moving furniture, disposing of waste
  • Ensure health and safety standards are maintained, and All Saints Church of England Primary school procedures adhered to
  • Respond to fire alarms and carry out fire safety checks, alarm tests as directed by the Site Manager
  • Carry out weekly, monthly, and annual planned preventative, maintenance checks
  • Provide support for risk assessments and audits as required
  • Maintain departmental stock levels ensuring timely ordering, issue and distribution of stock (eg. cleaning products, bulbs, paint etc.)
  • Carry out routine administrative tasks eg. logging maintenance checks, fire alarm tests etc.
  • Operate relevant equipment safely/ICT packages (e.g. MS Office, SIMS, internet, intranet, E-mail, tools and cleaning)
  • Maintain and carry out minor repairs to All Saints Church of England Primary school fixtures, fittings and furniture
  • Maintain tidy and organised work spaces and storage areas
  • Check equipment / machinery used and ensure health and safety guidelines are adhered to
  • Provide support to staff as requested and in accordance with own training / skill parameters

Skills Required

  • Willing to undertake training as required and assist in training colleagues
  • Basic problem solving
  • Creative
  • Must be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in work location.

 

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of maintenance tools and techniques
  • Understanding of health and safety issues and good practice in relation to caretaking
  • Use of general cleaning equipment
  • Basic administrative experience including record keeping
  • Ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and prioritise demands to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Flexible and positive approach to change
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Reliable, approachable and self-motivated
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times.
  • Ability to listen, receive, and carry out instruction.

Working Days

4 days a week term time in school with one day a week in term time in college. All Year Round position.

Qualifications Required

A-C grades in Maths and English required.

Future Prospects

Potential to develop skills after the apprenticeship and there is the possibility of a permanent role becoming available in the future.

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