Facilities Management, Building Services


  • Croydon
  • £8.00 - £10.00
  • London Borough of Croydon

Croydon is an ambition borough and working for the council will present you with the opportunity to get vast ranging experience and insight into how local government works. Working as part of the council will mean that you will be part of an important team, helping ensure that crucial services are delivered to residents.


We are currently working on behalf of the Neighbourhood Team who are looking to recruit a Caretaker for a 3-6 month contract





This role is key to ensuring a clean environment for Croydon residents your duties will include:

  • Ensuring cleaning of housing properties
  • Monitoring of estate service carried out by contractors (waste collection and ground works)
  • Working with repairs services to ensure faults or damages are repaired in a timely and efficient manner
  • Using appropriate equipment and cleaning products
  • To ensure that all chutes are kept clear, and blockages are cleared promptly
  • Ensure all bin chambers and areas are cleaned and maintained to the agreed standard
  • To wash food-waste bins as required Participate in deep cleaning of blocks as required Keep all internal areas free from graffiti Cut away/remove shrubs/foliage from sites as and when required Ensure all communal areas are kept free of bulk rubbish
  • Carry out weekly inspections of lights/lamps and replace as required.
  • Ensure the safety and maintenance of the council’s cleaning equipment
  • To liaise with the Neighbourhood inspector
  • Report abandoned vehicles, vandalism, dog fouling and fly tipping to the appropriate service Carry out regular patrols to ensure that contracted services are being provided




The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Experience of estate maintenance
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience managing and working with external contractors
  • Proactive with attention to detail
  • Driver’s license preferred but not essential




ROLE: Care taker


TERM: Contract

HOURS: 36 per week 

DURATION: 6 months+

PAY: £8.00 - £10.00 ph

SHIFTS: Varied, some evening and weekends included


To be considered for this role please complete the application form below and a Croydon Works advisor will be in touch



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