We Are St Helens Borough Council
Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.
The Caretaking and Cleaning Service within St Helens Borough 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 - 10.00am and 2.00pm - 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.
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