Vacancy – Caretaker/Cleaner

We Are Hiring

Are you passionate about working with the community and have experience in caretaking or premises management?

IRIE! wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Caretaker / Cleaner for the Moonshot Centre. This role involves a range of duties such as cleaning, ground maintenance and basic repairs. It could be an ideal next step in your career if you’ve worked as a caretaker or a handyperson, or in a housing or facilities role.

What you’ll be doing

The post includes responsibility for:

  • The security of the premises and its contents (including the operation of the intruder alarm and security system and key holder responsibility. This may include unsocial hours’ callout);
  • The Health and Safety management of the premises;
  • Porterage and handyperson duties;and
  • Minor repairs and general DIY.

You will also oversee contractors carrying out specialist repairs. It will be important to offer a friendly, helpful service to service users including helping them set up equipment and furniture. The working pattern is flexible and will involve some evening and weekend work.

Who we need

We need local people who share our values, people who are friendly, customer-focused, calm and can work with a wide range of people. Being well organised is essential.

You’ll bring a 'can do' attitude and a proactive approach to building maintenance. You will be an outgoing and effective communicator, with excellent customer service skills. You’re likely to have relevant trade or handyperson experience. You’ll need to understand Building Health and Safety and safeguarding of both children and adults.

We are looking for someone who is also able to work under their own initiative and prioritise tasks, pay attention to detail and who will take pride in keeping the Moonshot Centre safe. Be friendly, reliable and flexible. Have good communication skills. Be computer literate and have good DIY skills.

Could this be you?

For details of the main duties relating to this role and how to apply please click/tap the buttons below to download the Job Description and Person Specification and the Application Form.

The closing date for submitting your application is 12:00pm Friday 14th April. Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 19th April.

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