Nursery School Caretaker

Our site will be down for planned maintenance from 5pm on Friday 29th March to 8am on Monday 1st April. During this time you will not be able to access your candidate account or view/apply for any vacancies.

 

Hindley Nursery School

Mornington Road

Hindley

Wigan

WN2 4LG

 

Salary: Grade 4, £17,724 - £19,718 per annum. £9.19 - £10.22 per hour

 

The salary is subject to the 2019 National Joint Council pay award and any local agreements

 

37 hours per week, working full year

 

Required as soon as possible

 

Due to the resignation of the School Caretaker, Hindley Nursery School has this exciting opportunity for a new member of staff to join our outstanding team. The Caretaker role is a full year full time position, working 37 hours per week over a split shift. Due to the partnership the school has with the Local Authority Early Learning and Childcare Team, the building is open some late evenings and weekends, which the Caretaker will be responsible for covering.

 

Hindley Nursery School is an outstanding local authority maintained nursery school for two, three and four year old children. We are very fortunate to have a vast outside provision for our children to play and learn in.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

 

Maintaining the security of the school and premises

Organising and assisting in the cleaning of the premises

Routine maintenance and repairs not requiring a contractor

Regular inspection and record keeping

Organising and movement of furniture and deliveries throughout the building

Designated key holder providing access and attend emergency call outs

 

You will ensure that the school is properly cleaned, maintained and secured to an acceptable standard. The school and surrounding grounds are an important image of the school and the post holder must ensure that they are safe, clean and a pleasant place to be for children, parents, staff and visitors.

 

In addition to the above responsibilities you will also be given the opportunity to access apprenticeship training, starting with the Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative. As a Property Maintenance Operative, you will use your knowledge and understanding of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating to:

 

Understand and demonstrate the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace

Comply with organisational safety, policies and procedures and identify hazards in the workplace

Carry out repairs to the fabric of the building, e.g., repairs to walls, doors, doorframes, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls

Understand and maintain plumbing and drainage systems, e.g., repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains

Maintain high levels of water hygiene within the building

Understand and maintain electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, e.g., replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses

Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practices

Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, e.g., screwdrivers, power drills and a variety of other tools used in plumbing and carpentry

Understand and demonstrate the principles of Planned Preventative Maintenance

Understand how to prepare for refurbishment or deep clean of equipment and surfaces

Carry out repairs and reactive maintenance

Record and report information accurately either internally or externally

 

Hindley Nursery School is looking to appoint a committed and passionate individual to join the team, who will be able to perform under pressure, take ownership for their work and follow through to a satisfactory conclusion. You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels and have a drive for efficiency at all levels.

 

If you think you have the skills, commitment and drive to become a key member of Hindley Nursery School team then this is the role for you.

 

Visits to the school are highly recommended.

 
To apply, please click the 'apply now' button. No other method of application will be accepted. 

To view the details relating to this position, please click the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification
School DBS Applicant Information
Guidance for Safer Working Practices
Childcare Disqualification Requirements
Safeguarding Statement

If you require any further information to arrange a visit please contact Karen Molyneux, School Business Manager, on 01942 488228 or email
enquiries@hindleysurestart.co.uk Website: www.HindleyNurserySchool.co.uk

 

Interview date: Tuesday 9 April 2019

 

This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures

 

The employer is committed to safeguarding 

Location
Hindley Nursery School
 

Our site will be down for planned maintenance from 5pm on Friday 29th March to 8am on Monday 1st April. During this time you will not be able to access your candidate account or view/apply for any vacancies.

 

Hindley Nursery School

Mornington Road

Hindley

Wigan

WN2 4LG

 

Salary: Grade 4, £17,724 - £19,718 per annum. £9.19 - £10.22 per hour

 

The salary is subject to the 2019 National Joint Council pay award and any local agreements

 

37 hours per week, working full year

 

Required as soon as possible

 

Due to the resignation of the School Caretaker, Hindley Nursery School has this exciting opportunity for a new member of staff to join our outstanding team. The Caretaker role is a full year full time position, working 37 hours per week over a split shift. Due to the partnership the school has with the Local Authority Early Learning and Childcare Team, the building is open some late evenings and weekends, which the Caretaker will be responsible for covering.

 

Hindley Nursery School is an outstanding local authority maintained nursery school for two, three and four year old children. We are very fortunate to have a vast outside provision for our children to play and learn in.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

 

Maintaining the security of the school and premises

Organising and assisting in the cleaning of the premises

Routine maintenance and repairs not requiring a contractor

Regular inspection and record keeping

Organising and movement of furniture and deliveries throughout the building

Designated key holder providing access and attend emergency call outs

 

You will ensure that the school is properly cleaned, maintained and secured to an acceptable standard. The school and surrounding grounds are an important image of the school and the post holder must ensure that they are safe, clean and a pleasant place to be for children, parents, staff and visitors.

 

In addition to the above responsibilities you will also be given the opportunity to access apprenticeship training, starting with the Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative. As a Property Maintenance Operative, you will use your knowledge and understanding of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating to:

 

Understand and demonstrate the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace

Comply with organisational safety, policies and procedures and identify hazards in the workplace

Carry out repairs to the fabric of the building, e.g., repairs to walls, doors, doorframes, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls

Understand and maintain plumbing and drainage systems, e.g., repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains

Maintain high levels of water hygiene within the building

Understand and maintain electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, e.g., replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses

Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practices

Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, e.g., screwdrivers, power drills and a variety of other tools used in plumbing and carpentry

Understand and demonstrate the principles of Planned Preventative Maintenance

Understand how to prepare for refurbishment or deep clean of equipment and surfaces

Carry out repairs and reactive maintenance

Record and report information accurately either internally or externally

 

Hindley Nursery School is looking to appoint a committed and passionate individual to join the team, who will be able to perform under pressure, take ownership for their work and follow through to a satisfactory conclusion. You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels and have a drive for efficiency at all levels.

 

If you think you have the skills, commitment and drive to become a key member of Hindley Nursery School team then this is the role for you.

 

Visits to the school are highly recommended.

 
To apply, please click the 'apply now' button. No other method of application will be accepted. 

To view the details relating to this position, please click the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification
School DBS Applicant Information
Guidance for Safer Working Practices
Childcare Disqualification Requirements
Safeguarding Statement

If you require any further information to arrange a visit please contact Karen Molyneux, School Business Manager, on 01942 488228 or email
enquiries@hindleysurestart.co.uk Website: www.HindleyNurserySchool.co.uk

 

Interview date: Tuesday 9 April 2019

 

This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures

 

The employer is committed to safeguarding