Caretaker / Handyperson / Facilities Maintenance / Keyholder

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C12184
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Avanti Schools Trust
  • Location: Bristol, South West England
  • Salary: £11.44 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Construction & Trades
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Caretaker / Handyperson who will act as a keyholder for the property, carrying out facilities maintenance, maintaining equipment and keeping the premises clean and tidy whilst delivering a first-class service for customers booking the venue is required for Avanti Schools Trust, based in Bristol, South West England.


SALARY: £11.44 per hour + Benefits

LOCATION: Bristol, South West England (BS16)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Casual/Temporary Contract

WORKING HOURS: The number of working hours may increase or decrease depending on the amount of use taking place at the venue during community lettings periods. Must be available to work some evenings and weekends.



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a reliable, enthusiastic Caretaker / Handyperson who can liaise with customers, delivering a professional and enjoyable leisure experience.

Working as the Caretaker / Handyperson you will report to the Head of Business Service and will be responsible for holding keys to the Trust sites, opening and closing the facilities and managing bookings and equipment.

The Caretaker / Handyperson you will be passionate about delivering excellent customer service and delivering solutions to problems that may arise during bookings and available to work evenings and weekends.



Your duties and responsibilities as the Caretaker / Handyperson will include:

  • Holding keys to the premises
  • Opening the premises before scheduled bookings and ensuring safe closure of the venue at the end of a scheduled booking
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Ensuring facilities are clean, tidy and presentable before any bookings
  • Checking the facilities after any bookings to ensure they have been left at the expected standard and resolving any issues
  • Providing First Aid equipment in the event of an accident
  • Delivering excellent customer service at all times
  • Resolving customer queries or complaints
  • Handle client payments and payment devises



  • Experience working in a customer focussed environment
  • A thorough practically based understanding of premises maintenance issues
  • An understanding of health, safety and security issues and relevant legislation affecting schools
  • Be willing to work on a shift/rotational basis which includes weekends
  • An ability to establish good working relationships


Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken.

The school is committed to safety and child protection - an enhanced DBS is carried out on all staff and all applicants will be expected to complete an application form.


Pre-employment checks

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.



By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Avanti Schools Trust

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