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Job Title Caretaker - Holy Cross Primary School ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY
Job reference PEPY087
Department Place Directorate
Grade SCP 4
Pay From: £18,993 To: £18,993 per year
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 28 January 2021
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Job Description
The Caretaking and Cleaning Service within St Helens Council have a vacancy for a Caretaker based at Holy Cross Primary School.

The hours of work are 37 per week. Your times of work are Monday to Friday from 6.30 am - 10 am and 2 pm - 6 pm (Variable to meet the needs of the Service).

The duties consist of basic D.I.Y, minor maintenance and repair. The Caretaker will also have some cleaning duties to include sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, buffing etc. The successful candidate will be required to undertake training, for example manual handling, ladder training, electrical awareness and any other in-house training that is required.

The Caretaker will be responsible for the care and security of the school premises, which will include opening and closing. The caretaker will also be responsible for alarm response (out of hours), which will be paid at the appropriate rate for call outs.

The Caretaker may, from time to time, be required to work overtime for after school activities for which the appropriate rate of pay will be paid.

Your health and wellbeing is a priority for the Council, as such all Covid 19 social distancing guidelines are regularly reviewed and applied in accordance with Government guidance.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

These posts are subject to Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

We welcome applications from the BAME community

For an informal discussion please contact the Cleaning, Caretaking, School Crossing Patrol & Catering Office on 01744 671757 or 01744 671755.
When applying for this vacancy, you have the following options:

For an application form and further details contact:

Kristina Dixon
01744 676708
Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP
recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk

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Job Application Packs
Disclosure Application Form.pdf
Person Specification Caretaker.pdf
Job Description Caretaker.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
When requesting an application form please state your name, your address, the job you are interested in and the job reference number. The Council's official job application form must be completed in all cases. CVs should not be submitted as a replacement.