CURRENT VACANCIES

We currently have one job vacancy.

CARETAKER

Part Time (average 24.5 hrs) 

Our Caretaker is an integral part of our operational team and helps ensure the council’s buildings are well maintained and presented.

Primarily working at three of our key assets – the Council Offices, Cemetery Chapel and Market Hall you will also undertake some duties at our commercial buildings 60 King Street, Lily Lodge and Justice View.

First and foremost, you will ensure our buildings are kept clean, tidy and in a good state of repair. This will include regular cleaning of the Market Hall to ensure it is clean for opening and at the Council Offices to ensure our office team have a clean work environment.

You will undertake basic handyperson duties such as changing bulbs, unblocking sinks, decoration and routine repairs. Depending on your skillset you may also undertake more advanced work such as retiling or pointing.

Ensuring our employees and visitors are safe is vitally important to us and you will play a key role in undertaking regular safety checks at our buildings such as testing fire alarms. You will also take regular meter readings.

Our Caretaker will prepare rooms for hire at the Cemetery Chapel and Council Offices; this will involve moving furniture and packing them down afterwards.

We will provide all the necessary training and support you to excel in the role.

HOW TO APPLY

Please read our application pack, this contains the job description and person specification as well as more information about the town council and the role.

To apply, please send your completed application form to:

bob.allen@knutsfordtowncouncil.gov.uk

Application Deadline: 17th June at 12 noon

HOURS

This is a part time role working an average of 24.5hrs per week.

It is an annualised hours contract.

SALARY & PENSION

You will start on local government SCP 3 and progress through the range 3 to 5.

The current full-time range is £18,887 to £19,650. This will be pro-rata for your position with an actual current range of £12,613 to £13,011. These values are set nationally and usually adjusted for inflation annually.

You will be enrolled in the Cheshire Local Government Pension Fund, a career average defined benefits scheme.

HOLIDAYS

You will receive 28 days annual leave, inclusive of all bank and public holidays