Temporary Caretaker-Facilities Management

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Temporary Caretaker-Facilities Management
Contract / Temporary

Durham 6295813516982

Posted: 13th June 2022 11:39
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.19 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months.

  • Spennymoor,

    DL16 6JQ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Caretaker-Facilities Management

Reference no: Durham 6295813516982

Full COVID vaccination evidence required

The post-holder will carry out management, cleaning and other estate duties.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sweep and clean all internal and external areas on a scheduled and a reactive basis, including the safe use of appropriate equipment, chemicals, and materials.
  • Remove fly-tipping, lumber or other bulky items, from communal areas and dwellings, to an appropriate area, including loading vehicles and if appropriate, driving to a disposal site.
  • Request and monitor repairs to communal areas, using appropriate means or as identified by managers or supervisors
  • Identify and report any welfare or safeguarding concerns about vulnerable residents
  • Identify and report nuisance, anti-social behaviour or criminal behaviour and provide evidence to support enforcement action
  • Complete daily management control information and other documentation as required.
  • Keep records of complaints made by tenants and reporting cases of fire, burglary, flood and other important incidents to the Area Office/Housing Department as required.
  • Collect keys when flats are vacated and visiting these properties periodically while they are vacant.
  • Report contravening of tenancy regulations by tenants.
  • Report abandoned vehicles/illegal parking on the estates and liaising with Estate Service Officers and contractors as necessary.
  • Maintain the lighting of communal areas.
  • Keep keys for communal parts, meter cupboard, vacant dwellings, vacant pram sheds, etc.
  • Take appropriate action in respect of repairs or damage in cases of emergency, including the calling out of police, fire and ambulance services, etc., during normal working hours.
  • Custody of an overall responsibility for the estate stores, tools, plant and equipment


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

Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.

Skills & Abilities

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Ability to carry out cleaning duties
  • Ability to deal with complaints of disrepair
  • Ability to react and deal with emergency situations, eg fire, flood and lift breakdowns

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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. 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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Temporary Caretaker-Facilities Management
Client Category: Local Authority

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