Job Applications

Welcome to the St Helens Borough Council online job application portal

Options available:

This Post is available to INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
Job Title Caretaker - Carr Mill Primary School - Online Applications Only
Job reference PEPZ011
Department Place Directorate
Grade SCP 04
Pay From: £19,264 To: £19,264 per annum
Hours 37 Hours per week
Closing date 06 July 2022
st helens council logo
Job Description
The Caretaking and Cleaning Service within St Helens Borough Council, have a vacancy for a Caretaker based at Carr Mill Primary School.

The hours of work are 37 hours per week. Your times of work are Monday to Thursday from 6.30am – 10:00am and 2:00pm – 6:00pm and Fridays 6:30am – 10:00am and 2:30pm -6:00pm (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.
To apply click on the button below:
Job Application Packs
Disclosure Application Form.pdf
Job Description-Caretaker.pdf
Person Specification-Caretaker.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.