Connecting to LinkedIn...


Job Title: Porter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LO002625
Contact Name: Mark Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2015 11:55

Job Description

Our client are currently seeking a porter/caretaker for a medium sized residential block of apartments in West Kensington.

Hours of work: Monday - Friday 0800-1700/0900-1800 & Saturday morning 0800-1300

Duties Include:

Control access to the property. Ensure all visitors sign the visitors' book and check that the occupant is in the flat and expecting a visitor before directing them to proceed.
Check the perimeter of the property, first thing in the morning and last thing in the afternoon. Check all main and fire exits at ground level are securely locked.
Monitor CCTV camera screens to detect any suspicious activity. Question any unexpected persons as to the purpose of their presence on the property.
Assist residents from the street or car-park entrance or from their flats with cumbersome items of reasonable weight.
Note attendance of contractors to the common parts.
Inspect every floor at least once per day:
Check and replaces blown light-bulbs on a daily basis.
Remove and dispose of any stray items left abandoned in passageways and on the fire-escapes.
Manage cleaning staff - ensure that they are arriving and leaving on time and that their work is carried out properly.
Note names and contact details of new tenants.
Maintain awareness of proper safety precautions at all times.
Ensure that any undue noise disturbance or other nuisance to residents is quickly ceased.
Report to directors and managing agent persistent problems which have not/can not be resolved alone.
Ensure central heating is operating as required.
Call emergency contractors where required.
Distribute circulars to residents.
Briefing of afternoon porter daily upon handover.
Perform any additional duties assigned by the directors and managing agent.

The successful candidate will have to provide satisfactory references and be willing to undertake a DBS check