Mobile Caretaker – fixed term contract

  • Reference: Stevenage Borough Council
  • Application closing date: 21 Mar 2019 00:00

Job Description

Job Title: Mobile Caretaker
Post Number: 000530
Salary: Grade 2 £17,972-£18,870
Working Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Various sites within Stevenage
Contract: Fixed Term – 1 Year

The Heart of a Town Lies in its People” and at Stevenage Borough Council our people are at the heart of what we do.

As a Caretaker you will work as part of a team to ensure that all our estates and communal areas are clean, tidy and in a safe condition.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with contractors and tenants/residents on site to achieve agreed works are completed within agreed timeframes. You will carry out cleaning duties as well as health and safety inspections, liaise between tenants, leaseholders and management, and as act as Stevenage Borough Council’s representative when on site, you will provide a courteous and efficient service at all times. There will be requirement for you to cover shifts Monday to Sunday, 5 days from 7 on a rotational basis.

The successful candidate will be able to work effectively as part of a team, with the ability to build effective working relationships. You will need the ability to complete physically demanding tasks and to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment. The post holder will be required to work weekends on a rota basis. Further details will be provided at interview.

Application Details

For an informal discussion about this role please contact on Sandra Clark on 01438 24670

For an application pack and to apply online, please visit www.stevenage.gov.uk/vacancies or alternatively call the Recruitment Team on 01438 242327 for an application pack to be sent to you.

Applications must be returned by 5pm on 22 March 2019.

The Council can offer you a competitive salary and a pension scheme with generous employer contribution rates. We support a healthy work-life balance for our staff; providing flexible working and a range of family friendly policies including maternity, parental, adoption and paternity leave entitlements. There is a minimum holiday entitlement of 24 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays rising to 30 days per annum after 10 years’ service. Additional employee benefits include a range of savings including retail & leisure discounts through CSCS and travel discounts through SmartGo Stevenage. Other transport benefits include access to electric pool cars, bicycles and e-bikes for business use and purchase of bikes through Cycle Scheme. The Council considers health and well-being a key contributor to a strong workforce and provides discounted gym and leisure centre membership, Employee Assistance Provision as well as Occupational Heath support.

Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV’s, all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form which can be found at the above link.

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board

Stevenage Borough Council is committed to Equal Opportunities for All

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Pay: £17,972 - £18.870 Annually