Caretaker, Cobham

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Notre Dame Preparatory School, Cobham

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

Experience/qualifications:

• 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/Skills/Ability

• 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 http://www.notredame.co.uk/Vacancies 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.

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More about Notre Dame Preparatory School
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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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