Caretaker (evenings + 1 day)

Are you looking for a job that is different every day and makes a difference? Are you good at DIY and problem solving? This could be for you.

Purpose of the job

• To ensure the security of the building and provide practical help and support to of hours groups using the facility.
• Supporting with cleaning and general maintenance.

Main activities

• To assist and support the Service Coordinator in dealing with users’ requirements and requests.
• Provide caretaking support as the first point of contact for all users of the building out of normal office hours.
• Ensure the general security for the building
• To ensure correct procedures are followed in the event of an incident/accident.
• To keep the building clean and tidy to agreed standards.
• Supporting general maintenance jobs in the buildings.
• Maintaining Health and Safety standards within our buildings, including reporting Health and Safety and maintenance concerns or issues within our buildings.
• Ensure H&S maintenance caretaker records are kept up to date.


• Comply with all relevant YCC policies and procedures
• Undertake training and professional development as necessary in order to be able to fulfil the role
• Demonstrate all YCC values during the course of your role

Knowledge, training and experience required

➢ Previous experience caretaking in office environment.
➢ Ability to manage a large workload and be able to prioritise effectively
➢ Be professional, well organised and proactive
➢ Maintaining high level of standards and service

Key personal characteristics

➢ Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
➢ High degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality
➢ Takes pride in working to high standards.
➢ Communicates clearly to colleagues, clients and associates.
➢ Uses questions to check understanding.
➢ Responds positively to resolve problems effectively ensuring that all are happy with the outcome.
➢ Goes the extra mile to achieve positive outcomes.
➢ Engages in teamwork to promote colleague welfare and team spirit across the organisation, and encourages contribution from the team.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please complete the application form plus any additional role specific forms found at the top of this page, and return it to [email protected] before the closing date.