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Caretaker - Burnley

Job title: Caretaker - Burnley
Contract type: Contract
Location: Burnley
Industry: Facilities Management Trades & Labour
Salary: £9.23 per hour
Reference: JO-1907-230794
Contact name: Karen Chatfield
Contact email:

Job description

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Mobile Caretaker / Handyperson based in the Burnley area.

The role is contract cover running to May 2020.

Paying £9.23 per hour - based on working shifts - early, mid and late shifts.

Candidates must be able to drive and have their own vehicle.

Job Specification:

Responsible for the day to day management of the premises with respect to caretaking services, together with establishing a close working relationship with the client.

Ensure that all services are provided to a consistently high standard.

Assist the Area Supervisor in meeting the requirements of the Project Agreement.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Organise, manage and monitor the tasks of the cleaning team.

Respond in a timely manner to any issues with the delivery of routine and non-routine cleaning services. Provide cover and remedial cleaning tasks as necessary.

Assist in the recruitment and selection of cleaning staff, and the allocation of tasks.

Organise and carry out staff inductions, arrange task training and undertake annual appraisals of the cleaning team.

Act as Key holder.

Carry out routine and non-routine security procedures for the buildings and grounds.

Respond to security or maintenance issues outside normal working hours.

Respond to emergency situations accordingly.

Liaise and provide regular feedback to the Area Caretaker.

Manage and monitor the work undertaken by subcontractors, including the delivery of site inductions.

Carry out minor routine maintenance tasks in accordance with the planned preventative maintenance (PPM) programme, including pre-planned maintenance tasks.

Monitor and make adjustments as necessary to ensure plant and associated systems perform within set limits

Respond in a timely manner to requests from the Helpdesk to meet target response and rectifications times.

Carry out internal and external routine inspections of the premises.

Assist in the preparation of reports. Maintain and update records as appropriate.

Carry out minor or temporary repairs within competency level.

Undertake porterage tasks to support the clients activities.

Make the necessary arrangements for the support of out of hours activities.

Make arrangements for the delivery, distribution and storage of materials. 

Ensure adequate supplies of cleaning materials and other consumable items are available.

Ensure the correct procedures are followed for the safe and efficient handling of waste.

Respond in a safe manner to the effects of adverse weather conditions.  

Undertake and regularly review risk assessments for all caretaking related tasks.

Carry out duties in accordance with safe working practices within statutory, Company and recommended guidelines.

Report any issues to the Area Supervisor and make recommendations on improving the service. 

Undertake training as necessary to maintain the requirements of the service.

Collaborate and co-operate with work colleagues, client representatives and users of the clients facilities to deliver a customer focussed service.

Experience of working within an Educational environment would be desirable.

What to Do:-

If you are interested then please submit your details now.

Please note if you have not heard from us within 5 days, then your application has not been successful.

PRS is an equal opportunities employer.
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