Caretaker

Derby College Group (DCG) have an opportunity for a new team member to join our Facilities Management Team as Caretaker based at our Roundhouse Campus on Pride Park. This is an active and varied role as part of a larger team across the estate, and every day will be different!

Tasks will be wide ranging and varied from room set-ups, building unlocks, keeping areas clean and presentable, through to initial light maintenance, painting and routine checks. You will be working a two-shift pattern on a weekly rotation, with the first shift being 5.30am to 1.30pm, and the second shift being 1.30pm to 9.30pm.

About you

Previous experience of working in a facilities role is desirable but not essential; if you have the relevant skills to be successful, we will train you on the rest! You will be encouraged to be creative, flexible and resourceful in your approach to the tasks at hand, while delivering a great customer service to the wide range of people you will meet each day.

A full clean driving licence is required as you will be required to drive College vehicles around and between sites.

The Benefits

  • 34 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur)
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with a 19.5% employer contribution
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors – free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at hrrecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk.

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

 Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

If you require visa sponsorship

Please note that unfortunately, this role is ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system. Applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK but would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home Office website for further information.

Job Description

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.