Dorchester, Dorset, England
£11.77 to £12.71/Hour
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Date Posted
March 1, 2024



Temporary contract until 13th September 2024 – Could be extended

£11.77ph increasing to £12.71ph after 12 weeks

Monday to Friday

Hours vary from 06.00am – 18.30pm (37 hours per week)

Weekly paid

Immediate start

Must have full UK manual car driving licence

Must hold an enhanced DBS (or be able to obtain one)

TO APPLY CALL 01305 239239 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm or email CV to


Our client Dorset Council is seeking a CARETAKER (FACILITIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES) to join them on a temporary basis. You must have a full UK manual car licence as you will be driving a council vehicle.

  • To provide a facilities Management service across all operational buildings occupied by Dorset Council
  • Assist with the security and safety of all operational buildings. Including arrangements for unlocking and locking of buildings by operating within an early and late duty rota. Respond to out of hours call outs as appropriate.
  • Assist with arrangements during emergency evacuations, weekly fire alarm tests, twice yearly evacuation drills. legionella testing,
  • Assist with Health and Safety inspections and statutory compliance monitoring, including undertaking periodic legionella and other compliance related testing across the operational estate.
  • Assist with the issue of ID Badges or other secure access systems.
  • Assist with incoming and outgoing mail including delivery arrangements to all operational buildings.
  • Ensure minor repairs and maintenance of premises are undertaken in accordance with relevant procedures.
  • Assist with office removals and other furniture moves.

Within your CV, you must show evidence of the following skills:

  • Evidence of previous experience in a similar role must be shown within CV.
  • Local knowledge of roads and areas of Dorset
  • Excellent customer care
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Previous knowledge and experience of relevant health and safety procedures, operation of cleaning equipment and cleansing agents and DIY skills is required.

Must hold:

  • Passport or Birth certificate with National Insurance Number proof
  • Full UK manual car driving licence

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

City Centre Recruitment is acting as an employment business in relation to CARETAKER (FACILITIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES)

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