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Residential Caretaker needed in Toxteth, Liverpool


Job Title Residential Caretaker needed in Toxteth, Liverpool
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration Permanent
Location Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary Up to £9 per hour
Job Published 28 days ago
REF Liverpool Caretaker_1580129858
Contact Name Frankie Earnshaw
Contact Email

Job Description

VERTO HR are currently looking for an experienced full time Caretaker for a Residential Development based in Toxteth, Liverpool.

Start date: ASAP

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm, 37.5 hours pw

Salary: £9 per hour


  • Collect all loose rubbish from estate ground, paths, roads and porches.
  • Refuse collection visit, accompanying council operatives & clearing up debris & leftover waste in bin stores. Check bin rooms and sweep as necessary.
  • To walk the building in the morning and afternoon- and various intervals during the day. Inspecting for cleanliness, repair and security. All defects should be reported to the managing agent. It is important that the fire escapes are included within these patrols.
  • Ensuring all external doors, windows, fire exit doors, electrical cupboards etc are kept closed, and where applicable locked at all times. This includes the fire exit doors.
  • Inspect all common parts, replace light bulbs where necessary.
  • Monitor car parking. Noting unauthorised vehicles, take appropriate action. (Persistent offenders to be reported to the Managing Agent.) Ensure access is possible for emergency vehicles at all times.
  • Keep note in log book of all faults reported by residents.
  • Check carpets and vacuum as necessary, ensure entrances and staircases are clean at all times.
  • Inspect common areas for any obstructions or hazards and ensure appropriate action to remedy. (I.e. remove items where applicable, speak directly with the resident concerned or the Managing Agent.)
  • Test Lifts at start and end of each shift
  • Check Water Pumps not showing Faults
  • Rotate Bins to ensure not overflowing (move full bins into store awaiting collection)
  • Undertale Housekeeping type repairs at low level (door closers, stair trim/nosings etc)
  • Litter Pick Daily
  • Ensure Lift Runners Clear
  • Remove Items from top of letter boxes
  • Cut Grass and ensure all pathways are free from algae/moss build up.
  • Disinfect Bins Periodically
  • Ensure Correct Signage on display at all times
  • Undertake Fire Drills and act as Fire Marshall
  • Comply fully with CBM GDPR policies for CCTV and Door Entry Systems as well as resident contacts
  • Issue replacement entry fobs on request from CBM
  • Be available for CBM OOH team in an emergency
  • Report / Update issues directly on to CBM systems (It literacy and ability to use mobile phone essential)
  • Liaise with local police / local authority etc for the benefit of the block and its residents
  • Visual inspection of all drains and gutters to ensure they are free from rubbish/debris/obstruction.
  • Check locks of all communal doors and gates to ensure fully function. (Notify residents and agents if there are any defects.)
  • Sweep external terrace area/surround of building, including external metal work & louvers (hose/wash down where necessary). Clear footpaths and steps of snow and ice in adverse conditions.
  • To be courteous and helpful to all residents, staff, guests and contractors employed by the residents of the building.
  • Oversight and reporting of contractors onsite, keeping PM updated on progress, ensuring contractors are working safely at all times.
  • Be aware of any unusual damage (e.g. Possible break-in) or Health and Safety issues and report to Managing Agent immediately.

Person Specification:

  • Honest and Reliable
  • Team Player
  • Works well under pressure
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Professional appearance

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Ref: Liverpool Caretaker_1580129858 | Published: 27th Jan 2020


Tel:  0207 436 0360



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