Assistant Caretaker - Bradford Secondary School - £10 -£12.50 per hour - temp jobs 2 to 3 months
30 hours per week, all year round (temporary) Hours of work: TBC Start Date: Required as soon as possible
REPORTING TO: Premises Manager/Business Manager
The following information is furnished to assist staff joining the Academy to understand and appreciate the work content of their post and the role they are to play in the organisation. However, the following points should be noted:
Whilst every endeavour has been made to outline all the duties and responsibilities of the post, a document such as this does not permit every item to be specified in detail. Broad headings therefore may have been used below; in which case all the usual associated routines are naturally included in the job description.
PRIME OBJECTIVE OF THE POST
Responsible for the cleanliness, safety and security of the building and grounds, heating, lighting, general maintenance around the academy and ensuring Health & Safety compliance on site.
Responsible for maintaining a safe environment for children, staff and other users of the academy premises.
In the absence of the Premises Manager, the Premises Assistant has responsibility for the Cleaning Team Supervisor and Cleaning staff, ensuring that cleaning is performed in an efficient manner and to the standards set by the Academy, training and instructing cleaning staff, as required.
Ensure that Health & Safety related regulations are adhered to.
SUPERVISION AND GUIDANCE
Will work under the supervision of the Premises Manager and ultimately the Academy Business Manager.
The post-holder has responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act for the safety of all users and visitors to the academy. (This responsibility is shared during normal Academy hours with the Academy Business Manager/Premises Manager, but is the post-holder’s sole responsibility whilst on site outside of these hours in the absence of the Academy Business Manager or other senior members of the Academy staff).
RANGE OF DUTIES
The Premises Assistant’s work enables the children and staff of the academy to work and learn in a safe, clean, tidy and hygienic environment throughout.
The promotion and maintenance of a clean, tidy , safe and hygienic academy environment which gives a positive image of the academy to children, staff, parents and visitors.
The cleaning of the interior and care of exterior hard surface areas of all academy buildings. (From time to time may be required to perform duties such as cover for cleaner absences and litter picking etc.)
The maintenance of the security of premises, including the locking and unlocking of the premises, and bringing any deficiencies to the attention of the Premises Manager.
Adhering to the academy’s policies and procedures.
In the absence of the Premises Manager, supervision of the Cleaning Team Supervisor and all cleaning staff.
The maintenance of buildings and academy fixtures and fittings, including basic repairs.
Administration connected with the performance of duties of the post.
Porterage and any other tasks as appropriate.
By supporting, upholding and contributing to the development of the academy’s equal rights policies and practices in respect of both employment issues and the delivery of the services to the community.
May from time to time be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description.
Other Specific Duties:
As the academy grows and develops it is essential for all employees to demonstrate a flexible approach to undertaking tasks and responsibilities.
To participate in professional and personal development programmes as required, including training and performance review.
To appreciate and support the work of other professionals.
To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade of the post.
Will be required to be a key holder for emergency call-outs
Evening/weekend duties for lettings may be required - hours will be adjusted accordingly to reflect this and adequate prior notice will be given.
May be required to work late evenings for academy events - hours will be adjusted accordingly to reflect this and adequate prior notice will be given.
Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.