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Job Description

Job title: Caretaker
Pay rate: £15.09 per hour Umbrella Ltd
Hours: 37 per week

Service Care Solutions have a vacancy for a Caretaker to join a Housing Association on a temporary basis based out of Maidstone, Kent.

In the role of Caretaker, you will be responsible for maintaining the estate and communal areas to a high quality cleaning standard and maintaining a safe and aesthetically pleasing environment for residents and members of the public;-

Summary of Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Attend to cleaning tasks in compliance with schedules and frequencies defined for each estate
  • Report Emergencies, communal repairs and any incidents of vandalism
  • Keep Internal and External areas free of graffiti
  • Manage bin areas including disinfect, rotate position for collection, deep clean etc.
  • Act as a point of contact for residents and ensure good communication is kept with all teams and departments.
  • Identify hazards and complete risk assessments on a daily basis and take remedial action as necessary.
  • Grit estate access paths and roads when snow/ice expected.
  • To comply with any COSHH regulations which apply to cleaning materials that are used.

The ideal candidate for the role;

  • Previous experience of cleaning and caretaking or similar
  • Good customer service skills and can remain courteous and polite at all times
  • Identify repairs within the blocks and report them
  • Hold a Full UK Driving License

Applicants will need to have an understanding of Health and Safety, be customer focused, with strong communication skills. Ideally, you will have knowledge of COSHH Regulations.

For more information on this role, and to apply, get in touch by emailing Prakash at or call 01772 208967.