Job Details - Caretaker


Ref: HRC16246/7992

Salary: Grade 4, SCP 5-9, £19,312 - £20,903 per annum
Closing Date: 12:00, 15 April 2021

Permanent Caretaker

Post ref: HRC16246/7992 Permanent, 37 Hours per week, 52 Weeks per year Salary: Grade 4, SCP 5-9, £19,312 per annum If weekend working is required it is paid at time plus 30% Hours: In the first instance it will be 11.00 am until 7.00 pm, Monday to Thursday and 11.00 am until 6.30 pm on a Friday

From September 2021 the successful person will be required to work on a shift pattern alongside another caretaker, this may also include weekend work. Cefn Saeson wishes to appoint a Caretaker as soon as possible. This is an exciting time for the school as we will be moving into a new building at the beginning of June 2021. The new school will compromise of the Phase 1 completion, this will include the new school building and partial completion of the external grounds. Phase 2 (completion date Sept 2022) will finalise the build with the demolition of the old school and the reinstatement of sports playing areas.

The person will be responsible and reliable for the post of school caretaker and will be working closely with other caretaking staff and the premises manager. The Governors will be seeking the following skills/personal qualities:

• Enthusiasm, self-motivation and the ability to take the initiative to deal with problems as they arise. • Practical skills and a pride in high quality work. • Good people skills with adults and children. • An understanding of Health and Safety policies and procedures would be an advantage. • Competence in ICT usage for report writing along with diagnostic checks and recording.

The post holder may be called out in unsocial hours or weekends to deal with security problems, and allow access for emergency repairs.

Application forms and further particulars are available from or When completing the application form, please give full educational details. Please submit completed forms through E-Teach or they can be emailed to

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our schools are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Welsh Language is not required for this post. Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Thursday 15th April 2021 at 12:00 noon

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on

Hours:37 Hours per week, 52 Weeks per year