School Caretaker

14 Jul 2021
06 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Pinnacle Group provides people-first, integrated services across a range of community-facing assets and infrastructure -including multi-tenure housing, schools, open spaces, public buildings, utilities and broadband networks -as well as a range of complementary employment and wellbeing outcomes. Across the UK, Pinnacle supports over 300,000 homes, 200 schools and 80 public buildings creating value, providing stewardship and generating positive outcomes for our customers, our partners and our clients.

Our FM business delivers Facilities Management to homes, public and private sector bodies including Registered Providers, schools, universities and blue light statutory authorities. We pride ourselves on placing people at the centreof what we do, while maintaining our values of high quality and excellent customer care.

The Role - School Caretaker

Pinnacle Group are looking for a Caretaker to ensure that the internal and external school facilities are available, fully functional, Health & Safety compliant, and aesthetically pleasing where this fails within the remit of the caretaking team.

Duties/Key Responsibilities

•Ensuring security integrity of the school buildings and grounds through locking and unlocking, patrols, monitoring.

•Carry out day-to -day duties according to daily schedule, i.e., littler picking, Bin emptying, sweeping, refreshing toilets.

•Carry out defined Planned Preventative Maintenance responsibilities in accordance with each school's schedule and individual's skills.

•Where appropriate provide access, escort, liaise with and assist service providers on site to undertake remedial work or Planned Prevented Maintenance.

•Carry out minor repairs and decoration works.

•Participate in cleaning/deep cleaning activities as and when required.

•Being proactive by noticing deficiencies in the facilities and either rectifying if within capabilities or bringing the defect to the attention of management.

•Carry out initial investigations into reactive requests made during the day relating to deficiencies in accommodation and making temporary or permanent repairs or otherwise notifying management of the need to call in a service provider, in accordance with prescribed procedures and timescales.

•Respond to emergency situations such as floods, bodily fluids and effecting temporary or permanent rectification in accordance with prescribed procedures and timescales.

•Respond to request for porterage and collection of parcels, movement of furniture rearrangement of rooms etc. in accordance with prescribed procedures and timescales.

•Daily visual checks of BMS, boiler and hot water functioning Monthly pest inspections

•Weekly checking and clearing drains, gullies for blockages

•Weekly plant room check/plant changeover monthly change/sterilize shower heads Painting (patch and programmed works)

•Unlocking and Locking the school ensuring that persons are not locked in

•General walk around to check facilities available

•Review CCTV Equipment Function Daily

•Setting up rooms/assemblies against schedules

•Challenge visitors not wearing badges

•Escort from premises and report

•Investigating reactive requests, carrying out temporary repairs and notifying management of further repairs required

•Clear up spillages and bodily fluids

•Putting up and taking down of sports equipment as arranged with the school requirements

•Issuing of Access permits to both Pinnacle Sub-contractors and Client Sub-contractors in line with received Risk assessments and Method Statements with ongoing monitoring of works.

•Escort Contractors as and when required

•Ensure contractors are DBS cleared

Skills Required

•Range of general handyman skills such as general DIY skills, minor plumbing, carpentry, electrical

As this role will involve working in school's confirmation of appointment will be subject to completion of a satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service Check.

Pinnacle Recruitment (Services) strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, trade union activity, marital status, religious belief or sexual orientation.

We are Armed Forces friendly. We welcome applications from ex-Armed Forces personnel, reservists, armed forces veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses/partners

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