• Employer: Rochford District Council
  • Reference: RDS/22/212127
  • Published: Wed 21/09/2022, 12:41 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/10/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 20 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 3 (pro rata) £10,622 - £10,834 (20hrs per week)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rochford, Essex, Rayleigh, Essex, Essex

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Job Title: Caretaker (Part-time)

Department: Commercial Services

Location: Rochford & Rayleigh Offices

Salary: Scale 3 (pro rata) £10,622 - £10,834 (20hrs per week)

Full time equivalent £19, 650 - £20,043 (37hrs per week)

1 Part-time Caretaker Role for 20 hours per week.

1 Caretaker covering (Monday – Friday 15:30 – 19:30, normal hours of work) for a permanent post with necessary flexibility to cover daytime and evening shifts for Caretaking Team where required..

Closing date:  7th October 2022 at 23:59hrs            

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, staff discounts

Our culture and values

We like our staff to be proactive and innovative. Being customer focused and willing to maximise your potential at work are expected. We all work together to achieve the very best for our residents which sometimes means getting involved in projects and trying new tasks outside of your day-to-day job role. We love our staff to suggest new ideas and to have enthusiasm to try out new experiences.

The job role

This post is a part time role within the `Asset Team` providing an essential service to the overall authority and will be based at the Council Offices, South Street, Rochford with occasional cover at The Mill Arts & Events Centre, Bellingham Lane and the Civic Suite, Hockley Road, Rayleigh. The role is to provide general caretaking operations, alarm testing, cleaning contractor audits and opening or locking up of the council offices depending on the shift pattern or when providing holiday cover for the morning Caretaker. There will be the need to provide additional cover should the need arise over occasional weekends for wedding bookings.

You will also be on out of hours cover callout for the buildings both at Rochford and Rayleigh, including responding to intruder alarm call outs, and weekend opening and closing, which would be on a rota basis shared between three part-time caretakers.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, self-motivated and flexible and have effective communication skills, ideally with previous experience of caretaking, security and basic handyperson skills.

It is essential to hold a driving licence as you may be required to work at other locations.

For an information chat please call Paul Wicken on 01702 318116 / ext. 3616

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