Caretaker Vacancy

Caretaker Vacancy

  • Closing Date: Thursday 31st July 2023
  • Interview Date(s): TBC
  • Type: EHCC Support Staff
  • Contract/Hours: Part-time – Permanent
  • Salary Details: Scale C1 EHCC Pay Scale £21,190 FTE, Actual Salary £15,748
  • Hours of Work: 27.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 1pm to 6.30pm, 52 Weeks
  • Location of Role: Cupernham Infant School, Bransley Close, Romsey, SO51 7JT
  • Start Date: ASAP

Job/Person Summary:

Cupernham Infant School is a three-form entry infant school in Romsey.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Caretaker to join our friendly and hardworking team to help provide a safe, clean, attractive and engaging environment for our children.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, conscientious and take pride in their work. The candidate must have the skills or be prepared to learn how to carry out health and safety checks and routine maintenance. Induction will be supported by the Hampshire Caretaking Support Service, so please do not be put off from applying if you have some, but not all of the required skills/experience.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Locking up the site.
  • Site walks to ensure that everything is safe, clean and tidy – taking prompt remedial action where possible or reporting faults to third party contractors or Headteacher as appropriate.
  •  Act as a key holder for emergencies. Attend school in response to “call outs” in emergencies.
  • Health and safety checks and monitoring, including fire, legionella, play equipment with input to COSHH and risk assessments.
  • Undertake preventative maintenance and repairs (which could include plumbing, carpentry, painting and decorating).
  • Engaging, liaising and supervising contractors, including grounds maintenance teams.
  • Emptying outside bins and keeping the school hall and playgrounds clean and tidy.
  • Keeping up to date with legislation and training.
  • Monitoring and ordering cleaning products.
  • Cleaning duties.

Application Procedure:

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Caroline Cates on 01794 514494 or email to arrange a suitable time for a visit.

For an application pack please contact Caroline Cates at

Cupernham Infant School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.