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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Caretaker to work within the Estates Department, which is responsible for the day-to-day smooth running of the College. The team are a dedicated customer focus team at the hub of College life providing a range of services from security, postal services, administering first aid, or setting out a conference room. This is a varied and challenging role, which requires commitment, excellent customer care skills, the ability to communicate at all levels, and a ‘can do’ mentality. The successful applicant must be a team player and willing to learn new skills.

The shift pattern is as follows:

Based at the Warrington campus, 37 hours over a 3 week shift pattern

1 week of mornings

2 weeks of afternoons/evenings and including weekend work every 3 weeks.

The successful candidate must have a full driving licence with D1 category on it, or be willing to obtain a D1 category within 6 months.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (32 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and Christmas shut down period)
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Full programme of training and mentoring
  • Induction programme and buddy scheme
  • Focus on sustainability

In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.

The college is proud to hold the Gold accreditation in the Investors in People framework. We have been assessed against the criteria of Leading, Supporting and Improving, and the Gold award means that the college has the right principles in place, and our people and leaders demonstrate a commitment to best practice, people management and personal development.

Sustainability is a key priority for Warrington & Vale Royal College and we are committed to raising awareness and the implementation of sustainable practices in all aspects of college life. Sustainability principles are embedded across the college, and our sustainability action plan and committee is led by senior leaders to ensure that this remains a key focus.

For further information please refer to the attached job description, or if you would like an informal conversation about this role please contact us.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.

The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford.

Caretaker Job Description
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