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Caretaker (County Hall)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Information

The role:

We are looking to appoint a Caretaker to join the Facilities team at County Hall in Morpeth. 

The successful applicant will be required to provide caretaking duties within the building.



You will be a highly motivated, customer focused individual who thrives on making a positive difference to others. The successful candidate will work well with others and be able to form strong partnerships. You will also be responsible for conducting regular inspections of the communal areas within blocks. 

Considerable knowledge of a broad range of practical tasks associated with a caretaking environment are required together with the operation of associated tools and equipment. Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation relating to a caretaking environment is required. 


Why choose us?

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

· 26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees).

· Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme.

· Flexi scheme – up to 2 days flexible leave available per month (pro rata for part-time employees).

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands.

· Commitment to work/life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, term-time only, and compressed hours.

· Car leasing scheme.

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Further information:

Closing date: 21st February 2024.

Please note that this is a permanent position but applications on a secondment basis would be considered for the right applicant. For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please check the Northumberland Council website.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview, please also let the team know. This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.

Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications.

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