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Caretaker/Cleaner - Sunbury Adult Learning Centre

  • Reference:orbis/TP/890/660
  • Positions:1
  • Salary:£7,215
  • Category:Adult Learning
  • Contract type:Permanent
  • Working hours:15
  • Posted on:2 April 2019
  • Closing date:6 June 2019
  • Directorate:Children, Families & Learning
  • Location:Sunbury Adult Learning Centre, Surrey


£7,215 per annum for 15 hours per week based at Sunbury Adult Learning Centre, The Avenue, Sunbury on Thames, Surrey, TW16 5DZ.

The working hours are Monday to Friday; 7am-10am.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the role

Surrey Adult Learning delivers a wide range of daytime, evening and Saturday courses and learning opportunities for adults. The provision includes leisure courses, like arts and crafts and languages; qualification courses such as GCSE's in English and Maths; classes which support those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and classes aimed at parents/carers to help them support their children and improve their own skills. Surrey Adult Learning has seven centres across North and South West Surrey and is looking to appoint a Caretaker/Cleaner for its Sunbury Centre.

This role will incorporate routine cleaning as well as general maintenance which ensures the effective operation of the Centre. You will also be expected to be polite, friendly and welcoming delivering excellent customer care for the users of the Centre.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Ensure classrooms and equipment are set up, as required.
  • Ensure the Centre is clean and welcoming at all times.
  • Carry out general maintenance and upkeep of the Centre's buildings and grounds.
  • Escalate works beyond level of skill to the Centre Coordinator.
  • Act as point of contact for workmen and contractors.
  • Ensure routine health and safety checks are undertaken.
  • Escalate any health and safety concerns to the Centre Coordinator and involve Property and Fire colleagues, as appropriate.
  • Act as key holder for the Centre, routinely opening and locking up the Centre, as well as in the event of adverse weather or in an emergency situation.

You will need to be able to demonstrate a practical and confident approach as the role involves some lone working.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Scott Burnett on 01932 794 511 or by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on Thursday 6th June 2019.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 12th June 2019.


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  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019