Caretaker

ENGIE
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Company: ENGIE
Skills: Laborer
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Rochdale, United Kingdom


We are recruiting a Caretaker to be based onsite at Hollingworth Academy, Rochdale, OL16. This is a permanent, full time contract working 40 hours a week. On offer is aslary of £18,137 and excellent benefits package (see below).

What is your day to day?:

  • Undertaking general caretaking duties, which include but are not limited to porter services; reactive cleaning; general maintenance (changing lamps, replacement ceiling tiles); carrying out of Planned Maintenance activities (Legionnaires checks, door condition checks, light switch checks etc) working in all weathers (litter picking, gritting, leaf removal).
  • Carry out opening / closing of the building.
  • Regular support to the school to enable its ability to deliver the teaching curriculum. As well as communication with school representatives.
  • Undertaking and recording statutory and mandatory planned maintenance duties.
  • Logging of reactive maintenance tasks on the Helpdesk, utilising CAFM system / PDA to provide updates on work orders.
  • Proactively carrying out a daily regime of 'find it fix it' or report it to the helpdesk and ensure it is followed up and fixed within our service level agreement.
  • As part of the compliance to statutory duties the individual will undertake and record the testing of such systems as emergency lighting and fire alarm tests.
  • You will be required to use a computer, mobile phone and technical equipment so previous experience will be a distinct advantage.
  • Support in sub-contractor inductions and maintain register of inductions, DBS and RAMS
  • Participate in emergency call outs
  • Carry out any other duties that may be applicable to the position of a Caretaker.


  • General caretaking experience is advantageous, but not essential.
  • Be keen, motivated and reliable
  • Able to promote good customer relationships
  • Have a proven track record of practical maintenance skills
  • Have a good understanding of services within a building such as boilers, heating, lighting and water management
  • Have good knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Have the ability to follow site and company policies and procedures
  • Cover lettings to meet business requirements
  • Live within 30 minutes travel of our 3 sites, to provide reactive and emergency call out cover
  • DBS to an enhanced level


ENGIE Benefits Include:
  • Pension
  • Paid holidays (+8 public holidays)
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee discount shopping scheme, including discounts on gym memberships, holiday packages and more
  • Employee personal & professional development profile
  • Personal and career development pathways supported by ENGIE Academy

About ENGIE
ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

For more information about ENGIE, please visit:
http://www.engie.com/en/candidates-area/

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. ENGIE has a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders, which is made available to all DBS applicants upon request. A copy of the DBS code of practice can be found here .

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Mar 31, 2021