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Caretakers

  • Location

    North West London

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    9.81

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    1023

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2017-11-17

Our client is looking for a caretaker to join their Estate Service Team to provide high standard of services to their housing properties and development. The caretaker team deliver a cleaning and caretaking service to a wide range of properties on a weekly basis, including relief cover for our Residential Caretaker team. 

Ensuring a high quality cleaning and caretaker service is provided to all properties, and they are kept in a clean, tidy, safe, secure and in good condition 

  • 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. 
  • Dusting, wiping, polishing handrails, balustrades, skirting and ledges 
  • To clean all communal glazed areas internally and externally which are within reach by complying with health and safety standards. 
  • To clean all communal light fittings (within reach). 
  • To remove any graffiti immediately, reporting if there are any difficulties in achieving this. 
  • Laying salt/sand on pathways promptly when icy conditions are forecast and to clear away ice and snow promptly from pathway 

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. 
  • To maintain an inventory of all equipment/cleaning products 
  • Reporting accidents in the accident report book 
  • Participating in communal site Inspections 
  • Providing assistance and advice to tenants/residents and to report any support needs to the Housing Management Team. 
  • To ensure all health and safety practices are followed in line with the companies policies and procedures, and that all work is carried out safely. 
  • To work flexibly at a large number of different sites as required. 
  • Working closely with Team colleagues to deliver excellent Customer Service 
  • Work to maintain highest levels of satisfaction from customers 

Skills, knowledge and aptitudes: 

  • Cleaning 
  • 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 
  • Clean, Full, Valid UK driving licence an advantage 

Shift times - 
8am till 4pm 
9am till 5pm