School Caretaker

Basic Overview
Salary: £23721/annum
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 23721.00
Maximum Salary: 23721.00
Job Location: Enfield
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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,(Apply online only) 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 centre of what we do, while maintaining our values of high quality and excellent customer care. 

The Role

Pinnacle Group are looking for an experienced, skilled and enthusiastic indidivdual to work as a caretaker at a school in Enfield. 

The overall aim of the caretaking role is to ensure that the internal and external School facilities are available, fully functional, H&S compliant and aesthetically pleasing where this falls within the remit of the Site Caretaking team.

Working hours will predominantly be 12pm to 9pm, Monday to Friday. 

Duties/Key Responsibilities

Carry out day to day Caretaking duties according to the daily schedule such as attending to any repairs logged on the Help Desk or reported by Site Manager.
Setting up for any School assemblies Parents Evenings when necessary
Carrying out daily litter pick of School grounds, changing external bins, sweeping external areas, checking toilets etc
Carry out defined Planned Preventative Maintenance responsibilities in accordance with each School’s schedule such as, Twice weekly flushing of outlets, weekly Sprinkler Alarm test, Weekly Fire Alarm Test, Monthy Fire Door and Fire Extinguisher Checks etc
Carry out initial investigations into reactive job requests made during the day relating to deficiences and making temporary or permanent repairs
If repairs cannot be made then notifying the Site Manager of the need to call another service provider in accordance with rpescribed procedures and timescales.
Respond to emergency situations such as floods, floor spillages, body fluid clean up and arranging temporary or permanent rectifciation in accordance with prescribed procedures and timescaled.
Respond to requests for collection of deliveries, parcels etc and deliver to Finance office or other appropriate area.
Be observant for H&S issues at all times and ensure that any issues are rectified, made safe and reported to Site Manager or Senior Caretaker
To be available for lettings hirers of the premises outside of normal hours with agreement of Site Manager or Senior Caretaker
Maintaing communication in the event of any incidents to ensure availability of the School facilities
Where appropriate, sign in all contractors and any other external visitors in FM office and reception, ensuring all relevant forms are filled in, DBS details are confirmed, escort, liaise and assit service providers on site to undertake remedial work or Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPMs)
Carry out minor repairs and decoration works
Participate in cleaning and deep cleaning activities as and when required
Being proactive by noticing any deficiencies in the facilitiesa and either ectifying if withing capabilities, or bringing the defect to the attention of the Site Manager or Senior Caretaker
Carrying out any other duties as assigned by Site Manager that relate to maintaining the facilitie in a clean, functional and aesthetically pleasing state
Be flexible in shift pattern to cover colleagues absences due to sickness and annual leave where required
Checking salt during winter months, spreading salt in areas affected according to snow plan
Remove any graffitti around site
Cleaning and preparing areas for external lettings such as Sports Hall, Gymnasium and Astro Pitch
Locking and unlocking the School site. Ensuring all areas are locked and secured before setting alarm and leaving site

Skills Required

Range of general handyman skills such as painting and decorating, minor plumbing, carpentry and competent to use power and hand tools
Good customer service skills
Amenable and approachable personality
Ability to liaise with and assist external service providers and an ability to work in a team
Ability to multi skill
Willingness to learn new skills and undertake training to develop role
Flexible and adaptable in approach
Able to work in a team and lone work

Pinnacle Group 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