• Alisdair Low

Caretakers - Norwich Schools Group - £9 - £10 per hour. Temp to Permanent Jobs

Updated: Dec 13, 2021

Permanent Jobs x 2

Start as a temp then you will be offered the job permanently if it all works out well

Schools are in Acle, Norwich and Hellesdon, Norwich.

Permanent salary - £18,562 - £18,933.

These jobs are with a Schools Group.

Hours are negotiable - part time considered too.



Benefits include:

  • Annual leave entitlement of 32 days per year (inc. Bank Holidays)

  • LGPS pension scheme

  • Incremental progression on the salary scale and cost of living rises

  • Learning and development / CPD opportunities

  • Commitment to staff wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programme

  • Paid sickness absence which increases with length of service

  • Cycle to work scheme.

Every member of the team is expected to demonstrate the ability to:

?Develop positive relationships with all children and adults

?Recognise and manage their own emotions, thoughts and behaviours and understand how these can impact others

?Be curious around the reasons behind others’ behaviours, accepting all feelings and beliefs

?Understand others’ emotions and thoughts and feel a natural desire to support

Have the courage to reflect, make changes and be keen to learn

Under the direction of the Headteacher, work in accordance with the practices and procedures of the school to ensure that the premises and contents are properly maintained, secured and ready for use.

The Caretaker has a 24-hour responsibility for the security of the academy premises. Within this, the hours of attendance for work will be determined by the needs of the academy and undertaken in agreement with the Headteacher. Key holder responsibilities extend beyond regular working hours to cater for emergencies at any time day or night. Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To be responsible for the security of the premises and its contents, including the operation of fire and burglar alarms and undertaking key holder responsibilities, involving locking/unlocking entrances, checking and securing windows and internal doors, activating and switching off alarm systems, etc.

  • To be available to answer emergencies outside of regular working hours and pre-planned lettings.

  • To ensure that heating and lighting systems and other equipment are working properly. To regulate heating/ventilation as necessary.

  • To undertake porterage and handyperson duties, including repairs to property, fixtures, fittings and equipment, moving goods and furniture, painting.

  • To allow access to authorised maintenance or building contractors and ensure they are aware of any potential hazards connected with their presence on the premises, having regard to the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  • To be fully aware of and to comply with all departmental instructions and procedures relating to Health and Safety at Work and to recognise the responsibilities required under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  • Clean designated areas and ensure that they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition. To be responsible for sanitary conditions and replenishing sanitary materials.

  • Drive the school minibus as requested. (after completing the relevant assessment)

  • To undertake general duties, such as collection and distribution of mail, general cleaning of store rooms and boiler rooms, obtaining or storing equipment/materials for teaching and other staff.

  • To undertake outside duties, for example grounds maintenance, clearance of drains and gullies, general tidying, snow clearance, etc.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. I f 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.