Caretaking Supervisor – Ref 734

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  • Job Reference: 734
  • Job Title: Caretaking Supervisor – Ref 734
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £24,500 + Package
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 6 years ago
  • This position has been filled

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Caretaking Supervisor to work for a long standing Independent Institution that boasts excellent facilities that have been extensively rebuilt and also refurbished in recent years.

You will lead a team of caretakers, motivating and directing the team with responsibility for their performance management and also day to day caretaking duties.

You will be directly responsible for the following typical activities:

  • Contribute to the provision of a safe, secure and comfortable working environment
  • Ensure the security of the premises and act as a key holder with requirement of responding to alarms and other emergencies
  • Responsible for checking for damage and faults to the building fabric, furniture and equipment and instigating repair/replacement as necessary
  • minor joinery and plumbing repairs, including dosing water systems;
  • regular checks, cleaning and basic maintenance of the site’s van and three minibuses;
  • movement of furniture and equipment and maintaining stocks of basic maintenance consumables

Experience and Personal Qualities required:

  • Previous employment displaying responsibility, integrity and authority;
  • Sound working knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and legislation;
  • an ability to work either as a member of a team or with a minimum of supervision as required
  • Customer-oriented approach with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use basic software applications (e-mail, internet, Word and Excel);
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to new demands;

You must also hold a clean UK Driving licence and you will be required to undergo an enhanced CRB check