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Estates Caretaking Assistant

The Howard Partnership Trust

Bookham

Permanent

£18545 - £20222/annum

KT233PP

Posted: 14/09/2021

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Where possible interviews will be held on site within our schools and we will adhere to our current Covid policy for external visitors. Otherwise interviews will be held remotely by teams.

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, 10.18am to 6.00pm with a 30 minute unpaid break

We have an exciting opportunity for a Caretaker Assistant (Level 2) to join our growing Estates team. We require a friendly, reliable, and flexible person who is conscientious and keen to make a difference and assist in keeping our premises and grounds to a high standard. Ideally you will have an understanding of working in a school environment, have a good standard of maintenance experience and an understanding of health and safety parameters.

You will assist the estates caretaker in general site maintenance. We require you to have a varied skill set to include at least two of the following areas:

• general site maintenance (cleaning, litter picking, refilling consumables, etc.) and the ability to use a variety of hand tools, drills, saws, etc.
• painting/decorating
• basic plumbing skills
• willing to drive a minibus
• manual handling (porterage) and working at heights (gutter cleaning)

Training can be provided on areas which you are not familiar with, where required.

An essential requirement for this role is that you are computer literate, using excel and word templates, etc.

THPT can offer:
• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
• Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
• Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
• Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

If you have any questions about the role or the application process please contact the THPT Recruitment Team

For more information about working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit our website

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment

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