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Senior Caretaker

  • Employer: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
  • Reference: RBKC/22/204631
  • Published: Thu 14/07/2022, 11:22 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/08/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £27,009 - £31,155
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Town Hall, Hornton Street, Kensington & Chelsea

About Us:

 

Looking after our neighbourhoods – and the people who live there.

 

In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people and local businesses at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. Across the borough, our Estates Services teams collaborate with residents of council-owned housing estates to look after shared amenities and outdoor spaces. We also work to combat anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping, litter and graffiti. Our aim is for everyone to have a clean, safe, healthy place to live.
 

The Role:

 

You will lead your team of caretakers in a Ward providing floating cover to deliver service when members are absent keeping our estates clean, tidy and safe.  You will also be an important link with residents, management and contractors advising on operational needs, monitoring staff timekeeping, issuing keys and keeping equipment secure across our sites.  You will deliver checks on our playgrounds to ensure they are safe and cover other checks within the team for safety purposes.

 

Please refer to the Job Description for more information

About You:

 

If you have a passion to make a difference to the lives of residents, we’ll give you all the training and support you need to make a success of this rewarding role. Capable of staying calm and focused under pressure, you’ll have good problem-solving skills and present RBKC in the best possible light, with a real ‘can do’ attitude. You’ll be organized, a team player with strong sense of public duty, and able to resolve conflict situations. You must also be capable of working independently.

 

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

 

Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s alone will not be considered for this role. 

 

We reserve the right to extend or close this vacancy early without warning subject to the volume of suitable applicants.

Application process

Please do not upload any documents, including CVs/Covering Letters or supporting statements, as these documents will not be reviewed and could result in your application not being shortlisted.
 

You should describe how you meet the person specification requirements for the position you are applying for in Section G of the application form.
 


Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
 

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
 

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.
 

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.
 

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.
 

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.
 

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email: recruitment@rbkc.gov.uk

  • Employer: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
  • Reference: RBKC/22/204631
  • Published: Thu 14/07/2022, 11:22 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/08/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £27,009 - £31,155
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Town Hall, Hornton Street, Kensington & Chelsea

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