caretaker in willesden

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willesden, london
job category
construction & property
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reference number
01489 560180
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job description


We are currently recruiting for a Customer Service focused, well presented and personable Caretaker to work within a residential development in Willesden on a full time permanent basis.

The overall purpose of this job is to effectively carry out duties under the instruction of the Building Manager/Property Management team on the communal areas of various residential estates, which will allow the sites to remain in a good state of repair throughout.

Responsibilities / Tasks Duties include but are not limited to:

* Grass cutting and edging
* Regular weeding of beds
* Seasonal pruning and dead heading (under instruction if necessary)
* Litter pick site and keep bin stores clean and tidy
* Check and clean communal lights
* Replace communal light bulbs
* Carry out routing light and alarm tests when required (after training)
* Vacuuming cleaning of communal areas and polishing/dusting of woodwork and balustrades
* Clean windows and glass where necessary
* Clean door furniture and kick plates
* Check and remove cobwebs on a regular basis
* Pressure wash paths and decking when required
* Carry out pool testing where appropriate (after training)
* Report to Facilities Manager and Estate Manager faults and additional works required to maintain a good state of repair of the sites

Skills / Competencies:

* Be of a practical nature with a background in either gardening or maintenance field, such as minor plumbing, fencing, small works, building or other suitable trade.
* Be fit and able to carry out the duties required of him.
* Be able to work between Monday and Friday, but to be flexible to work additional hours if necessary.
* Have good social skills as they will be dealing with residents on a daily basis.
* Be polite and friendly, but be aware that any problems should be directed to the Building Manager/Property Manager
* Be punctual and be able to follow a routine, as work rotas are in place to enable them to carry out their duties in a timely fashion.
* Be able to complete standard forms to record events on a regular basis (such as lighting/alarm tests and health & safety documentation).
* Have a positive "can do" attitude to solving problems.

For further information, 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.


reactive & planned maintenance


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