Caretaker, Cobham

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Notre Dame Preparatory SchoolCobham

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Notre Dame School is seeking a Caretaker who will support and assist in the smooth running, upkeep, event preparations, cleaning and security of the school. Maintain a pro-active attitude and provide excellent customer service at all times taking an active role within the Estates Team.

The Person


• Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent.

• To hold pool plant operators certificate, IMPSRA Institute or equivalent 

• COSHH certificate or equivalent health and safety qualification

• Manual Handling Training

• Fire Training

• Health and Safety training and experience

• Risk assessment training

• Significant experience of working in a similar role

• Experience of managing own workload and ability to prioritise


• Knowledge of health and safety and good practice relevant to the duties of the post.

• Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines and use a solutions focused approach

• Good ICT skills

• Excellent organisation and problem solving skills

• Flexibility with regards to working hours

• Evidence of success in completing handyperson or DIY tasks (paid or unpaid)

• Knowledge of efficient cleaning methods and materials

• Safe working procedures with regard to chemicals, plant and machinery

Personal and other relevant attributes:

• Commitment to the provision of a quality service

• Self-motivated and ability to use own initiative.

• Clean Driver’s licence with qualification to drive a mini bus

• Local council mini bus evaluation

• Ability to be flexible and adaptable

• Able to undertake all the physical requirements of the post and use equipment, according to health and safety guidelines

• Ability to work as part of a team as well as working individually or as directed

• A positive ‘ can do’ approach is required

• Willing to undergo training as required and as appropriate for the role

To apply for the position, please visit our website where you can access Candidate Information and download an Application Form. Please note, only applicants who submit an application form will be considered.  Deadline to apply: applications considered on receipt.

Job location

More about Notre Dame Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Burwood House, Convent Lane, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1HA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1932 869990
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