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CARETAKER 1/CLEANER

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
25/11/2016
Advert End Date:
09/12/2016 12:00
Salary:
Grade 1 £15,238 - £15,507 Pro-rata
Hours per week:
27.3
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
157729
Employment Location:
Seaham Harbour Nursery School

Job details 

Closing date:
9 Dec


Further information

The Governors are seeking to appoint a hard working, enthusiastic, reliable and honest caretaker starting as soon after 16th January 2017 as possible.

Key duties will include:
• Ensure that buildings and site are secure, including during out of school hours and take remedial action as require
• Daily cleaning and maintenance of whole school
• Act as the designated key holder for the school premises
• Operate and regularly check systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security (including CCTV and alarms)
• Undertake minor repairs (ie. those not requiring , qualified craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site (including painting and decorating)
• Arrange emergency repairs
• Arrange regular maintenance and safety checks
• Oversee onsite maintenance contractors, checking that work is completed to required standards and within required timescales
• Monitor consumables and stock and order when needed through the office staff
• Undertake general portage duties, including moving furniture and equipment within the school
• Perform duties in line with health and safety and COSHH regulations and take action where hazards are identified, report serious hazards to line manager immediately
• Undertake regular health and safety checks of buildings, grounds, fixtures and fittings, (including compliance with safety regulations) and equipment, in line with other schedules
• Basic grounds maintenance – snow clearing, salting during adverse weather, litter picking, bin emptying
• Other duties as required

Applicants are invited to visit the school by prior appointment.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our children, therefore DBS clearance is necessary.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms, job description and personal specifications are available from and returnable to the school in person or by e-mail request to seahamharbour.nursery@durhamlearning.net
Unfortunately we are unable to post out application packs.

Interviews will be held on 14th December 2016

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

Please note that this position is whole time, which means that you will be in attendance at work all year round (52 weeks a year) and will have an annual leave entitlement (26 days if you have less than 5 years’ continuous local government service, 31 days if you have in excess of 5 years’ continuous local government service; pro rata for part time), which must be taken during school closure periods. During periods of school closure outside of your annual leave entitlement, you are required to be in attendance at work.

Seaham Harbour Nursery School
Bottleworks Road
Seaham
County Durham
SR7 7NN

0191 5812829

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