Apprentice Caretaker - ForHousing - REF: 048

Company overview:

"This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an exciting and innovative organization that is committed to working in partnership to improve lives and make improvements that matter to people. 

At ForViva we believe that people are our biggest asset. We’re passionate about working collaboratively with our partners ForHousing, ForLiving, Forfutures and Liberty to deliver excellence in communities, environments and build futures together.

We’re a busy team with lots to do. If you have a “can do, will do” approach and can hit the ground running then you’ll fit right in.

We’re looking for an Apprentice Caretaker to be an integral member of the Caretaking and Cleaning team in the provision of a comprehensive cleaning and facilities management service at our High-Rise complexes in Stockbridge Village and other properties on Stockbridge Village when required."

Key responsibilities for the role:

 
  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework qualification in 12 Months
  • To be an integral member of the Caretaking and Cleaning team in the provision of a comprehensive cleaning and facilities management service to the high-rise accommodation and other properties on Stockbridge Village when required.
  • To be aware of the COSHH requirements and risk assessments appropriate to this role.
  • Facilities Management including building risk and fire risk assessments; testing alarms and emergency lighting according to prescribed frequency
  • Undertake regular health and safety checks on high rise properties within appropriate timescales and ensure that remedial actions are taken as required and appropriate records maintained.

Key skills to be successful in your application:

 
  • Evidence of education to at least GCSE level or equivalent in English & Maths.
  • Ability to work in a positive and helpful manner to deliver services, and to carry out all duties professionally and efficiently.
  • Ability to undertake cleaning and work-related duties to the specified standard.
  • Must be able to prioritise workloads, to meet deadlines and ensure that all objectives are met.
  • Able to keep records of work areas cleaned and report any health and safety or repair issues observed when carrying out cleaning duties.
  • Able to work in an organised and methodical way in a demanding environment.

Job details

Location: Stockbridge Village                                           
Contracted Hours: 35                                 
Hourly rates of pay: National Minimum Wage

Closing date: Tuesday 3 November 2020, 12pm

How to apply: 

Email your CV to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk and please include the job reference you are applying for in the subject box