Maintenance Caretaker

Posted 12 March 2024
Salary up to £16 per hour via umbrella
Job type Temporary
Discipline Property Management & Construction Recruitment
Contact NameRyan Geer

Job description

Our client, based in Canning Town, is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Caretaker on a 1-month contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is up to £16 per hour via an umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will have experience of building cleaning and maintenance, handyperson or caretaking duties.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Carry out a range of general health & safety room checks, cleaning, building maintenance and caretaking tasks to include sweeping, mopping, litter removal, removal of dirty waste
  • Ensure a safe, clean and welcoming environment for residents, employees and visitors by providing a repairing, maintenance cleaning service in order to keep the various buildings and grounds to the highest standard, whilst minimising the need for external contractors
  • Carry out daily, weekly & monthly planned maintenance tasks as scheduled (fire alarm tests, water temperature recording, emergency lighting tests, etc.).
  • Support Customer Services with planned room health & safety checks
  • Minor building fabric spot cleaning, repairs, decorating tasks and plumbing repairs
  • Check of plant rooms and boilers for leaks and general condition
  • Ensure equipment is well maintained, adequately stored and meets all safety requirements
  • Experience required:

  • Experience of risk assessment or a health & safety qualification
  • Experience of building cleaning and maintenance, handyperson or caretaking duties
  • Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Good understanding of health and safety requirements within a building environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT and systems skills
  • Rewards and Benefits:

  • Possible contract extension
  • Good transport links
  • Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
  • Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

    James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

    At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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