Caretaker Stoke-on-Trent, England

Kier Group
Full Time Stoke-on-Trent, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

We’re looking for a Caretaker to join our team working with Stoke & Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority contract. Within this role, you can enjoy family friendly policies, access to both Cycle to Work and Green Car schemes and even more.

Location: Mobile across Staffordshire – covering Stoke & Staffordshire Fire Stations

Contract: Permanent, full time – 40 hours per week


As a Caretaker you’ll be working within the team to maintain effective PFI Facilities Management delivery to our client across the portfolio of sites in the Staffordshire area.

Your day to day will include:

  • Managing the site security and carrying out fire and safety precautions across multiple sites

  • General building maintenance duties to ensure the site meets required standards including minor joinery repairs, minor plumbing repairs & grounds maintenance

  • Responsible for locking and unlocking of grounds

  • Emergency cleaning as required and other tasks relative to the skill level of the role

What are we looking for?

This role of Caretaker is great for you if:

  • You have previous experience in a Caretaker or Maintenance role

  • You will engage in a positive manner and are able to conduct heavy lifting in line with manual safety handling training

  • You should also be comfortable producing paperwork and information to be used for reporting

Due to the nature of the role, you will also require a full driving license and be happy travelling across the county to different sites and be able to participate in the on-call rota system covering out of hours and weekends.

We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at [email protected] to discuss and arrange these.

We’re proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

  • new and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance, and more

  • Access to our Green Car Scheme

  • Kier Rewards giving you access to our discount shopping site with offers available from over 800 retailers

  • Matched pension up to 7.5%

  • Access to a 24/7 GP

And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website.

Who is Kier?

As a leading UK infrastructure services, construction and property group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK.

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We take pride in bringing specialist knowledge, sector leading experience and fresh thinking to all that we do.

We are collaborative, trusted and focused, and we will empower you to achieve your career goals, and listen to your thoughts, ideas and challenges.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives. You can see more about our D&I action plan here.

Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case-by-case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant’s criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Closing Date: 9 March 2023

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Kier Group
London, United Kingdom
Andrew Davies
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
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