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Vacancy Details


Rochford District Council
£18,795 - £19,171 pro rata
Rayleigh, Essex, Rochford, Essex
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Flexible Hours/Part Time
20 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/02/2020 at 17:00 PM
Rochford District Council

We are seeking 2 part-time Caretaker's (20 hours per week).

1 Caretaker covering (Monday – Thursday 15:30 – 19:30, Friday 15:00 – 19:00) 

1 Caretaker covering (Monday – Friday 11:45 – 15:45) 

Closing date:  25 February 2020 at 17:00                   


The job role

We are seeking to recruit 2 part time Caretakers within the `Asset Team`. The Caretakers have an imperative role in 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 four 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 desirable to hold a driving licence or able to use transport as you may be required to work at other locations.

For an information chat please call Darren McLoughlin on 01702 318116 / ext. 3616

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, flexi scheme, 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.

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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