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  • Fife Voluntary Action - Caretaker

    Created: 12/12/2019

    Post: Caretaker
    Salary: £9.50 per hour
    Working Hours: Flexible and negotiable (Mon-Fri)
    Duration: Permanent Post
    Location: Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes
    Reporting to: Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive

    Fife Voluntary Action (FVA) is the third sector interface for the Fife Council area. We are an independent charity that receives funding from key public sector agencies to ensure the third sector is robust, resilient and delivers high quality services for the people of Fife.  We’re looking to recruit a Caretaker to jon our team.

    To support the maintenance of our high-quality offices and buildings across Fife.  In particular ensuring a visible security/caretaking presence within the organisation thereby aiding and enhancing the delivery of the organisation’s services to voluntary and community organisations in the area.

    Main duties of Post:

    1. To provide a variety of essential building maintenance including replacing light bulbs, fixing broken hinges etc; 
    2. To provide reception duties as appropriate;
    3. To main a professional approach and interacting with staff, tenants, contractors and visitors in a way that it is sensitive to their individual needs and reflects well on the organisation;
    4. To carry out weekly and monthly checks (e.g. fire alarm, emergency lighting, water temperature etc.) across offices;
    5. To take monthly utility readings for each of our offices;
    6. To maintain the grounds of our offices;
    7. To set up meeting rooms for internal and external meetings;
    8. To provide cover for weekend/evening meetings;
    9. To help ensure that we hold sufficient cleaning items in stock;
    10. To support other staff when required in relation to specific activities, eg. events;
    11. To provide cover throughout each of our offices to carry our vacuuming, emptying waste bins, mopping floors, dusting, cleaning inside of windows, damp wiping surfaces, cleaning toilets etc.
    12. Reporting, recording and follow up on outstanding maintenance issues with suppliers/contractors/tradespeople etc.;
    13. To adhere to actions on the office checklist on a daily/weekly basis;
    14. Responsible for the health and safety and carry out the necessary risk assessments in our offices;

    For more information please click on the job description link below.

    Please e-mail completed applications to [email protected].

    Send completed and signed applications (marked as private and confidential) to: CEO, Fife Voluntary Action, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL.

    Closing date for all applications is Wednesday 15 January 2020 and interviews will be held on Wednesday 22 January 2020.

    Please find below the job description, application form and guidance notes for completing the application form.

    Application Form

    Guidance Notes

    Job Description




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