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Vacancy Details


Rochford District Council
Scale 3 (pro rata) £10,622 - £10,834 (20hrs per week)
Rochford, Essex, Rayleigh, Essex
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Part Time
20 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/07/2022 at 23:55
Rochford District Council

Job Title: Caretaker (Part-time)

Department: Assets & Commercial

Location: Rochford & Rayleigh Offices

Salary: Scale 3  £19,650 - £20,043 Actual salary £10,622 - £10,834 (20hrs per week)

Full time equivalent £19,650 - £20,043 (37hrs per week)

1 Part-time Caretaker Role for 20 hours per week.- Fixed Term contract 3 months

1 Caretaker covering (Monday – Friday 15:30 – 19:30) for a temporary post covering an initial 3 month period with the possibility of an extension to a maximum 6 months.

Closing date:  10th July 2022                                 

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, staff discounts

Our culture and values

We like our staff to be proactive and innovative. Being customer focused and willing to maximise your potential at work are expected. We all work together to achieve the very best for our residents which sometimes means getting involved in projects and trying new tasks outside of your day-to-day job role. We love our staff to suggest new ideas and to have enthusiasm to try out new experiences.

The job role

This post is a part time role within the `Asset Team` providing an essential service to the overall authority and will be based at the Council Offices, South Street, Rochford with occasional cover at the Civic Suite, Hockley Road, Rayleigh. The role is to provide general caretaking operations, alarm testing, cleaning contractor audits and opening or locking up of the council offices depending on the shift pattern or when providing holiday cover for the morning Caretaker. There will be the need to provide additional cover should the need arise over occasional weekends for wedding bookings.

You will also be on out of hours cover callout for the buildings both at Rochford and Rayleigh, including responding to intruder alarm call outs, and weekend opening and closing, which would be on a rota basis shared between three part-time caretakers.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, self-motivated and flexible and have effective communication skills, ideally with previous experience of caretaking, security and basic handyperson skills.

It is essential to hold a driving licence as you may be required to work at other locations.

For an information chat please call Paul Wicken on 01702 318116 / ext. 3616


How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


It is our policy that if you have not heard back within 3 weeks of the closing date you should assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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