Careers Site Advertising End Date
23 Jun 2024
All Departments
Housing Assets
Advertising Salary
£24,294 - £26,421 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Full time

About The Role

We are looking for an Estate Caretaker to join our Estate Services team.

Do you enjoy making a difference and being part of a small team who take pride in their work and the local community?

Do you enjoy cleaning, following a routine and undertaking tasks in a methodical way?

We provide a comprehensive caretaking and cleaning service for our residents through maintaining high standards of cleanliness within the Borough of Great Yarmouth.

We require a reliable and practical individual to join our Estate services team to ensure communal areas including blocks of flats are kept clean, safe and secure. Duties include:

  • Cleaning stairwells and external areas.
  • Reporting faults/environmental issues/anti-social behaviour incidents.
  • Supporting the Housing tenancy team case work
  • Liaising with gardeners, other agencies/ contractors and residents.

This role requires a satisfactory basic disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

You are required to have a driving licence and access to a vehicle for business use as part of the role.  

Closing date for applications: midnight on Sunday 23 June 2024

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 03 July 2024

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Carley Dawson-Jones on 01493 846838

About You

We are looking for someone with experience of using manual and mechanical equipment, along with the skills to work confidently and professionally in a public environment, representing Great Yarmouth Borough Council to our residents and to the wider community.  

You will need experience of using mobile devices and computerised management systems, to record work undertaken and to notify teams of maintenance and repairs required in communal areas.

The role is physical, with the requirement to climb stairs and walk for long periods of time, and you will be working in all weather conditions.  

If you are as ambitious as we are, you enjoy a challenge and you are looking to further your career in a dynamic environment, apply now and become part of the exciting new team driving Great Yarmouth forward.

About Us

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has the goal to achieve excellence for the Borough. We don’t just say we are ambitious; we mean it. We are always looking at the way in which we can improve and be the best that we can, providing the best for the people who live, work, visit and operate businesses in the Borough.

We have big plans for the future and massive opportunities ahead. We are one of the most successful enterprise zones in the country, Great Yarmouth is England’s offshore energy hub and Norfolk’s biggest seaside resort at the edge of the Broads National Park. The challenges we face in the borough are wide, but our commitment to achieving more has never been more focused.

We know that our team members are our most valuable asset, working hard to achieve our short and long term goals. If you are as ambitious as we are, apply now and be part of our team.

We offer a range of exciting benefits as an employer and are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment and the services we provide.

Your application form provides an overview of your education, work experience, knowledge and skills. You are required to provide a detailed explanation about how your skills, experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the job role, and how your behaviours and values align with ours.

As part of our recruitment process, all applicants will be required to evidence that Right to Work in the UK.

We welcome applications from all candidates with evidence of their Right to Work in the UK.

Please note that the Council is not a licensed sponsor.

To undertake Right to Work checks, you will be required to share your details with our third party provider, Credence.

Some roles require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, where this is required, it will be clearly stated in the advert, along with the Job Description and Person Specification. Please note, where a job advert indicates that a DBS check will be undertaken, you will be required to share your details with our third party provider, Credence.

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