Caretaker / Gardener

Caretaker / Gardener Swansea, Wales

Mainstay Facilities
Full Time Swansea, Wales 11 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

JOB TITLE : Caretaker/Cleaner/Gardener

LOCATION : Copper Quarter, Swansea

DEPARTMENT : Mainstay Facilities Management

RESPONSIBLE TO : Facilities Manager/Site Supervisor

PURPOSE OF ROLE : Maintain a high standard of all communal areas of the development as detailed in your site schedule or instructed by the Facilities Management Team.


1. Deal with day-to-day enquiries and problems from residents and visitors by either direct response or forwarding to the Property Team.

2. Welcome contractors onto site, consider the implications of their brief and use initiative to progress the smooth flow of the project and avoid unnecessary pitfalls and delays inclusive of all health and safety implications. Monitor their efficiency and performance to agreed specifications – details of which should be provided.

3. Ensure that all communal bins are presented at the relevant point and correct time for collection by the local authority and are returned to the bin store in a timely manner following collection.

4. Ensure all internal and external communal areas of the development are kept clear, safe, clean, and free of litter.

5. Ensure all alarms, smoke detectors and emergency lights are checked regularly in accordance with service procedures and health and safety guidelines

6. Ensure replacement of all defective light bulbs, switches, tubes, etc and carry out any minor repairs possible (when identified as part of the daily checks).

7. Report any repairs required that can not be dealt with on site to the Property Team when identified as part of the daily checks and also maintain an on site log of all repairs due and completed.

8. Instruct contractors in liaison with the property team to carry out minor repairs as part of the checks detailed.

9. To be prepared to attend any training courses such as Health & Safety awareness, etc.

10. To provide access as necessary for utilities companies. Tag and keep safely all keys to secured areas.

11. Undertake any other duties as appropriate and as requested by the Property Manager or Head of Facilities

12. Ensure that all keys kept on site are secure and relevant documents signed when holding residents’ keys.

Grounds maintenance - Hand weeding, Trimming shrubs/Hedges, Plant pruning, Grass cutting, planting

Employees are advised not to;

· Form personal relationships with residents

· Socialise with residents

· Enter an apartment unless agreed by Head of Facilities or Property Manager.

Employees must proactively

· Enforce the terms of the lease; this may include;

· Unauthorised parking

· Illegal use of the apartment

· Noise

· Items left in communal areas

· For sale/notice boards

Health and Safety

· To maintain full compliance with the company Health and Safety Policy.

· Follow company procedure and guidelines for Health and Safety in relation to compliance

· Ensure safe working environment and site safety at all times

· Report any breaches of H&S to Line Management

· Report all accidents and near misses to Line Management

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Swansea: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Gardening: 3 years (preferred)


  • Weed Spraying Licence (PA1/PA6) (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Application deadline: 03/03/2023

Caretaker / Gardener
Mainstay Facilities

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