live in residential caretaker in london

06 February 2019
robert davies, randstad cpe
job type
£ 20,000 per year, Paid Accommodation + Benefits
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construction & property
sub specialism
fm & maintenance
job type
working hours
£ 20,000 per year, Paid Accommodation + Benefits
reference number
robert davies, randstad cpe
01489 560180
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job description

Residential Caretaker (Live in)

Residential Caretaker - Live in (accommodation/Bills provided) - Permanent London (SW16)

Are you a proven residential caretaker looking for a new role with accommodation?

Are you hands on, professional and customer focused?

Our leading Facilities Management client has a new and exciting opportunity for a live in residential caretaker to work at a high end prestige development in SW London on a permanent basis.

* Immediate start available
* Paid on site accommodation and bills (x2 Bed apprtment)
* £18k-£20k basic (depending on experience)
* Excellent working conditions
* Monday - Friday 8am - 5:30pm M-F and Saturday 8am-1pm


* Overseeing the day to day running of the building i.e. dealing with the post, papers, deliveries and contact with third parties
* Understanding the various systems within the building i.e. heating & hot water, water tanks
* Daily inspection of the boiler plant to ensure no warning lights are on and report to the managing agent/relevant contractor where necessary.
* Accepting small parcels and deliveries, notifying residents once they are received / Large deliveries only to be received by prior agreement and access
* Holding keys for flats, for resident and Ensuring a visible presence on site.
* Ensuring anyone trespassing on the site is asked to leave or the police contacted
* Attending to general small maintenance tasks within the common parts of the buildings and grounds and a daily litter pick of the grounds.
* Arranging for any dumped items of rubbish to be removed.
* Venting of lessees communal system radiators where necessary.
* Changing of light bulbs throughout the common parts and grounds within Health & Safety requirements.
* Graffiti removal as required.
* To be on call during the evening and weekends to deal with emergencies on site.
* The Caretaker must ensure that the front doors, ironmongery and names plates are cleaned regularly.
* The entrance halls should be cleaned every day using a vacuum cleaner.
* All skirting boards, window cills, dado rails and banisters should be cleaned at least once a week
* All fire extinguishers to be dusted once a week.
* Removal of all flyers from communal entrances on a daily basis
* Ensuring that the bin room and bins are kept clean and tidy at all times
* Liaising with the local authority to ensure that the rubbish/recycling removal takes place as scheduled.
* External paths should be swept regularly to keep clear.
* Ensuring any items left in the common parts are removed by residents.
* Distributing communications from the Managing Agent & Residents Association as required.
* Placing notices on site as required.
* Gardening duties - As appropriate to the season and plants, grassed areas should be regularly trimmed as per the requirements of the season.
* The edging should be defined on the boarders.
* All low level shrubs, bushes and hedges should be regularly trimmed/pruned as required
* All beds should be weeded at regular intervals.
* Leaf litter to be removed as it falls.

Experience Needed:

* Proven residential caretaker experience
* Proven general fix experience
* Basic Gardening and grounds experience
* Immediate or short notice
* DBS checked or willing to have one conducted
* H&S aware
* Professional, motivated and customer focused

For further details, please apply today

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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