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    £9.81 per hour

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    about 3 years ago

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We are looking for an experienced Caretaker to join the leading not-for-profit organisation offering social housing & care services for vulnerable members of the community.

About the company;
Our client is a non-profit organisation who is passionate about providing thousands of people with affordable homes in inner London. 

About the role;
The Caretaker will join the team to deliver a cleaning and care taking service to a wide range of company properties on a weekly basis, including relief cover for our Residential Caretaker team.

About you:

  • Respectful 
  • Willing to listen and understand others and maintain credibility in your role and for company
  • Support others and gains trust, positive and enthusiastic
  • Responsive 
  • Creative, delivers practical solutions, and flexible to meet others needs
  • Willing to examine own values, principles and assumptions.
  • Learns from own experiences
  • Reliable 
  • Well organised, copes well under pressure, takes ownership, pro-active and goal focused.
  • Transparent and open, keeps others informed, takes action and is sensitive to people's needs.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure all properties are maintained to a high standard by carrying all tasks as specified/required, including:


  • Sweeping external communal areas and ensuring these areas are free from obstruction, litter, leaves, etc.
  • Picking up litter from communal gardens
  • Sweeping, washing and disinfecting refuse areas and bins.
  • Sweeping and washing, vacuuming or polishing floors to all communal stairways, hallways, landings and ensuring that these areas are kept free from obstruction.
  • Helping improve and manage the communal areas of our properties by:
  • Reporting dumped items, items stored in communal areas
  • Reporting communal repairs
  • Reporting incidents of anti-social behaviour or nuisance
  • Advising tenants how to report repairs
  • Keeping records and logs as required
  • Inspecting any play equipment on a regular basis and report any repairs/or breakages promptly to ensure the equipment is safe.
  • Maintaining high standards of communication by;
  • Working with colleagues to answer queries
  • Responding to all telephone messages and emails in line with company's service standards
  • Provide a positive image of the Estate Services team
  • To ensure all health and safety practices are followed in line with company's policies and procedures, and that all work is carried out safely.
  • To work flexibly at a large number of different sites as required.

Your experience:



  • Experience of basic cleaning and care taking tasks 
  • Use of cleaning products and equipment
  • Experience of dealing with the public
  • Experience of working within the social housing sector
  • Able to lift and carry large/heavy items
  • Able to climb stairs/carry out physical tasks on a daily basis
  • Able to work out of office hours as required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

They offer AD Hoc Shifts/ Assignments (As and when they need someone)
Monday to Friday