Full Time Estates Officer/Caretaker – Brettenham, Suffolk – REF 937 UNDER OFFER

Position Filled
Posted on
January 24, 2022
Brettenham, Near Lavenham Suffolk
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live out
Estate Office / Office / Professional & Other / Office

Full Time experienced Estates Officer/Caretaker required for leading co-educational preparatory school located in the beautiful village of Brettenham-easy access from Sudbury, Stowmarket and Hadleigh.

37.5 hours per week with 28 days holidays(including bank holidays)

The Estates Officer/Caretaker will:-

  • Required to drive the minibus ensuring pupils are collected/delivered to the prescribed stops on time. Undertake journeys to swimming and enrichment classes, also occasional airport runs.
  • Keep the minibus clean and in good condition both inside and out
  • Carry out a daily visual check of the tyres, lights, oil and water, fuel etc
  • Keeping all journeys reported and good communication with the Estate Manager
  • Undertake site security checks-surveillance ,alarms, locks and gates ensuring all entry points are secure outside school hours.
  • Ensure all grounds are maintained in accordance with the agreed programmes of planned maintenance.
  • Ensure all plant and equipment is in safe working order.
  • Carry out repairs to furniture, equipment etc within their capabilities as a handyperson
  • Read meters and monitor status of heating , lighting, water, drainage etc
  • Assist with animals
  • Operate site machinery such as snow clearing equipment
  • Assist Estates Manager monitoring building and maintenance contractors on site.
  • Carry out procedures in the event of fire, flood, breaking and entering, accident or major damage in accordance with school policy
  • Undertake first aid training and be fully up to speed with Health and Safety
  • Keep high profile areas such as entrance halls and main circulation areas unobstructed, clean and maintained to an excellent standard
  • Deal with deliveries
  • Assist during school functions, lettings and events
  • Deal with furniture porterage

Reliable, trustworthy , well presented person required who has a good work ethic and is easy to get along with.

Checkable references will be requested and a DBS check will be required.

Tel Jackie 07979501997