Caretaker (MOR03601)

The Moray Council

  • Location: Elgin
  • £16,584 to £17,854 per annum, SJC Grade 3 (37 hrs)
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: MOR03601

Job Description

Provide an effective and efficient caretaking service that supports Woodview and other services in meeting the needs of the community of Moray in accordance with Council policy.

Responsibilities Ensure effective care of the fabric, tidiness and security of the building and the area around it and carry out all caretaker service routines to the agreed quality standards. Support service users to participate in tasks where appropriate. Ensure that the financial and administrative procedures of the Council are complied with. Participate in training and development opportunities. The Individual


Care and maintenance of property

4 SQA Standard Grades or equivalent at level 3 or above including technical subjects

Effective literacy and numeracy skills

IT literate.

Aptitude for tidiness

Attention to detail

Self confidence

Self motivated

Ability to prioritise tasks / action

Ability to follow routines

Capable of working unsupervised

Able to carry out handyman / basic maintenance duties

Driving licence which enables you to drive a mini-bus or other service user transport

Strong customer care / people skills



Willingness to accept direction/delegation

Ability to carry out physical intervention with service users who exhibit challenging behaviour.

Ability to lift and carry reasonable weight, move furniture and equipment and store deliveries of library materials/ stationery supplies in accordance with moving and handling regulations.

Must be able to lift and bend in order to carry out wet and dry cleaning

Ability to climb a ladder to repair lighting and hang exhibitions.

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service

Re-advertisement of MOR03386 - previous applicants need not re-apply

Closing date: 25 January 2019
Starting salary: £16,584 
£8.62 per hour
37 hours per week

For further information please contact Rob Outram 01343 842390

Applications must be made online at

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