Manor House Cleaner / Caretaker

Organisation: Abbots Langley Parish Council
Salary: SCP 1, £18,333 (full year), London Inner Fringe £914 (These are the full-time salaries and would be prorated for the actual hours worked. 2022-23 NJC salary review pending.)
Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, which is a defined benefit, final salary scheme, including death in service and dependant benefits. Paid sick leave after a qualifying period. Twenty-two days annual leave, plus usual bank holidays and two council days, usually taken at Christmas/New Year. Twenty-five days leave after five years’ service or previous qualifying local government service.
Hours: 32 hours/week, Monday – Sunday
County: Hertfordshire
Website: https://www.abbotslangley-pc.gov.uk/
Email: clerk@abbotslangley-pc.gov.uk
Phone: 01923 265139

Abbots Langley Parish Council have a vacancy for a Cleaner / Caretaker to look after the Manor House Sports and Social Centre.
This position is responsible for the cleanliness and upkeep of the Manor House both inside and immediately outside areas to include delivery ramp and steps, front lobby steps and immediate frontage, mobility entrance and patio. Working both normal and unsocial hours with regular weekend work.

Duties include the cleanliness, upkeep maintenance of:

  • Jubilee room, foyer, entrances, bar, stage and dance floor.
  • Public toilets, staff toilets, corridors, cloak room, and utility room.
  • Kitchen, cupboards, appliances, crockery and cutlery as well as keeping an inventory of the crockery, cutlery, pots, pans and platters.
  • Bottle store and cooler room and back office.
  • Bar and behind the bar to include ice machine, shelves, sinks, counters, glasses, glass washer and all areas.

Responsibilities also include the checking and accepting of deliveries when the Facilities Manager is not present, showing potential hirers and liaising with them as to their seating plan when the Facilities Manager is not present, and washing and drying of linen used in all of the council’s premises as required.

Where opportunity arises and time allows. To support the Facilities Manager in running regular and one-off events in the Manor House, including setting up to hirers requirements, stocking the bar and caretaking the facility.

The working hours will be approximately 32 hrs/week, including weekdays and weekends. Working hours are flexible with a fixed working pattern to be mutually agreed. In return, we offer a competitive package of £18,333/pa plus £914 Inner London Fringe allowance. These are the full- time salaries and would be prorated for the actual hours worked. Overtime is paid at 1.5 times the
usual hourly rate for any additional hours worked. Benefits include eligibility for the Local Government Pension Scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement of 22 days/pa, rising to 25 days after five years’ service. Statutory public holidays are observed and in addition there are two days annual leave that are granted by the Parish Council, usually taken between Christmas and New
Year. Annual leave is again prorated and will be confirmed on appointment.

More details and an application pack can be downloaded below. Closing date for applications is Friday 28th October 2022 @ 18:00. A completed application form along with any supporting documents should be submitted by post to the Council Offices or to clerk.recruitment@abbotslangley-pc.gov.uk before that time. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

If you would like to have an informal conversation about this role, please contact David Abbott, Facilities Manager, on 01923 268 374 or 07795 483 361.

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