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Caretaker - Multi Storey Block

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 17/10/2021 23:59
Grade C - £18933 per annum, 37 hours per week Mon - Fri 08.00 - 16.30,
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Closing date:
17 Oct

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We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of service and we believe that the key to achieving this is to recruit talented people with the right skills, knowledge, attitude and behaviour.
We aim to provide excellent and efficient services to create homes and neighbourhoods that meet the aspirations of the people of Gateshead.
An opportunity has arisen for a live-in caretaker post based in one of our multi-storey blocks in Gateshead.
The caretaker post provides residents with a friendly, clean and safe environment to live in.
The main duties include:
• Cleaning the block to an agreed service standard
• Carrying out small-scale repairs
• Helping maintain external areas
• Reporting any antisocial behaviour
• Reporting and responding to Health & Safety issues
• Attending block inspections and accompanied viewings
• Carrying out visits to new tenants and providing advice and assistance to customers and visitors.
Caretakers work 37 hours Monday – Friday between 08:00 and 16:30.
You will carry out the duties in your block, but you will also be required to provide cover at other blocks as necessary.
The successful applicant must have the minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent A-C (4-9) including Math’s and English, or relevant demonstratable experience.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of customer care and have excellent communication skills. You will have experience of working unsupervised and with minimal supervision, and you will have the ability to use your own initiative to solve problems.
You will have knowledge of equality and diversity in the workplace and experience of liaising with internal and external agencies.
The Caretaker post includes a rent-free flat in the block you will be working in. You will be required to live in this flat as your home.
The Caretaker role is an exciting opportunity to develop and build your knowledge of the Council.
Please note; In support of our response to the Covid-19 pandemic, working arrangements / requirements may differ in response to the Government restrictions and are under constant review.
Mobile technology and support will be provided throughout remote working
Where possible interviews will be facilitated via Micro-soft Teams. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted to confirm the interview process.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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