Job For Caretaker (College Campus & Grounds)

Job For Caretaker (College Campus & Grounds)

£11.44 Per Hour
Full Time
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Catering And Hospitality

Job Description


The role
The Caretaker fulfils a key role at the College by ensuring that all buildings are available, accessible, and suitable for the use of students, staff and visitors. Fulfilling this role is critical to ensuring that we have a safe, clean and welcoming campus environment.  Your caretaking work and how you deal with people in a professional and friendly way will shape staff and visitor’s views of the overall look and feel of the College Campus.

Role Objectives
Ensure that College buildings and grounds are safe and secure at all times by being visible, pro-active, professional and friendly ensuring that staff, students and customers feel safe and enhances the reputation and brand of the College

Main Duties

  • Ability to work in a shift rota to ensure there is a caretaker presence on all campus’s whenever the College buildings are open and conduct procedure to open and maintain security of College premises, in addition to keeping premises and equipment secure during the day.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of college buildings and grounds by the removal of refuse and emptying of bins.
  • Promoting general health & safety by keeping corridors and fire exits clear at all times of any spills, trips or hazards as reported or noticed by yourself during your walks around campus grounds.
  • Ensuring rooms are prepared for use, setting up rooms for curriculum areas or meeting rooms, assisting with staff room moves or re-arrangement of furniture
  • Ensuring that goods / documents post and parcels are delivered quickly to the correct areas, college campus, externally or within College building, so that those departments can work effectively. 
  • Monitoring of contractors working on College premises
  • Routine maintenance and repairs, where appropriate advising on suggested improvements to the general environment and to support risk assessments and pre planned maintenance programmes
  • To undertake planned preventable maintenance checks as directed
  • Responding to College emergencies including duties of evacuating the buildings in the case of a fire / fire drill and directing emergency services as appropriate and responding to lift breakdowns as required to release trapped persons.
  • Attending Group premises as agreed, and directed, to provide additional Caretaking resource.

Further Details:

  • Hourly Rate: £11.44 per hour (Spine Point 12)
  • Working Hours: Morning Shift / Afternoon Shift
  • Working Week: Based on Rota Pattern
  • Pension: Automatic enrolment to the South Yorkshire Pension Scheme
  • Holidays: 22 days per annum plus bank holidays (Increases with service to a maximum of 26 days plus bank holidays).


  • Working in a maintenance / security / caretaking role or similar
  • Working within the education sector


  • Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy
  • First Aid at Work Qualification
  • Trade Qualification

If you have the above experiences and are actively looking for your next role, please apply now & give us a call! 

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Matt Retchless

01142 425653

Division 081

Pertemps Sheffield

Unit 6

Rotunda Business Centre

Thorncliffe Business Park


South Yorkshire

S35 2PG

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