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Grounds Person & Caretaker

Posted on: July 29, 2022

Location: Shaftesbury

Salary: £20,493 - £23,080 per annum DOE

Category: Grounds & Garden MaintenanceMaintenance

Job Type: Full TimePermanent

We are recruiting for a Grounds Person & Caretaker to join an education setting near Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Your role is to undertake grounds maintenance and care taking at the setting, under the supervision of the Estate Manager and Chief Operating Officer. You will conduct a range of duties to contribute to the security, safety, and maintenance of the premises.

Grounds Person duties include routine grounds maintenance, including driving company vehicles, and maintenance of manually operated equipment.

Caretaking responsibilities include responding to security alarm or other call outs, regular checks of alarm systems and fire extinguishers, check and identify any deficiencies on building, plant equipment and heating systems and ensure adequate supplies are maintained.

For this role, you will need experience in site maintenance and supervision, ideally in an educational setting. You will demonstrate sound knowledge of grounds and building maintenance and associated health and safety procedures, and you will hold a clean driving licence.

Hours of work for this position are Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Are you the right person for this job? Apply here or give Katherine a call on 01747 825568.

Octopus Personnel is focused on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We are committed to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.


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Agent Name: Katherine Howell

Telephone: 01747 825568


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