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14 Dec 2022

Full-Time Caretaker (Estates Operative)

Abingdon and Witney College – Posted by Abingdon and Witney College Witney, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Caretaker (Estates Operative) 


Witney Campus 

£10.52 – £10.98 per hour 

37 hours per week 

The working pattern is 7.5 hours Monday-Thursday and 7 hours on Fridays 

52 weeks per annum 


Common Leys Campus  

£10.52 – £10.98 per hour 

25 hours per week 

The working pattern is 5 hours a day Monday-Friday 

52 weeks per annum 

Both roles are permanent 

This is an opportunity for hard-working, honest, flexible, dependable, self-motivated person to join a successful College’s Estates department as an Estates Operative for Abingdon & Witney College for the Witney or Common Leys Campus’. Reporting to the Estates Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the safety, cleanliness and security of the site and dealing with enquiries from staff, students, contractors, external customers and the general public as necessary. 

Duties are likely to include but not restricted to cleaning, unlocking/ securing buildings, assisting with minor repairs and maintenance of buildings, responding to Helpdesk calls, monitoring car park usage, and providing a porterage service around the College site. You will have a good understanding of health and safety and provide efficient and effective support to the College and its users including ensuring that the security and that the general appearance of the buildings surrounding areas is maintained to the required standards. 

It is essential that you have a current driving licence as you may need to occasionally travel between sites. The ideal candidate will also have experience in a building trade, commercial cleaning and security of large sites.  

In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more. 

Closing date: 3rd January 2023 

Interview date: TBC 

AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks 

How to Apply

Please apply via our recruitment site: Search results (

Job Types: Full-Time.


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