Temporary Caretaker – Corporate Property

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Temporary Caretaker – Corporate Property
OXFORD
Contract / Temporary

Oxfordshire 5213413

Posted: 5th August 2022 09:48
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £10.19 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • OXFORD,

    OX1 1ND

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Caretaker – Corporate Property

Reference no: Oxfordshire 5213413

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

To carry out janitorial, caretaking and cleaning tasks in the establishment as required. To liaise with site representatives regarding any tasks associated with caretaking and cleaning duties.

This post holder is responsible for ensuring that all relevant County policies and procedures are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies.

  • Suction cleaning of carpeted areas
  • Mop sweeping of hard floors
  • Damp mopping of hard floors as required
  • Clean toilet, urinals, washbasins; wet mop floors daily
  • General dusting to include desks, furniture, chairs and ledges
  • Machine buff (if trained) hard floors as necessary
  • High level dusting (appropriate equipment will be supplied)
  • Replenish disposable products and clean dispensers
  • Ensure that equipment is used and stored in the appropriate manner.
  • Ensure that cleaning materials are used correctly to the manufactures recommendations and stored appropriately.

 

Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Experience:
    1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation
    2. Experience of communicating effectively both verbally and in writing with residents, contractors, colleagues, elected members, contractors etc.
  2. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Ability to work on both own initiative with minimum supervision and as part of a team.
    2. Experience of prioritising and planning conflicting workloads on a regular basis in order to meet deadlines and set targets.
    3. Ensuring that customer care standards are adhered to at all times.
    4. Ability to undertake manual handling duties and other physical demands required of the role on a daily basis.
    5. Ability to carry out health and safety inspections of building and take appropriate action.

 

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

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Job Ref: Oxfordshire 5213413
Temporary Caretaker – Corporate Property
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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