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At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.


We’re one of the UK’s largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies – and we’re still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years’ experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.


This role will be working for Robertson Facilities Management based at Walbottle Campus, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Your new role

When it comes to your career, we deliver everything we promise too.


As Caretaker, you’ll be able:


  • To carry out the various policies and procedures associated with the operation of the facility, specifically those relating to security and access, maintenance and repair and health and safety. This will include the security of the premise and its contents, lighting, heating of premises, handyperson duties, other duties arising from the use of the premises and assisting in securing the safety of pupils whilst in the school environs. 
  • To undertake the day to day operation and arrange for appropriate maintenance of plant and associated equipment. To report any faults to the line manager in accordance with agreed procedures. This will include lighting, heating of premises including maintenance and operation of plant and other duties arising from the use of the premises, assisting the relevant section of RFM concerned with maintaining the premises, undertaking initial checks or inspections and the various administrative procedures relating to maintenance activities, energy conservation and anti-vandalism measures.
  • To undertake the clearance of snow from all accessible areas and to grit as necessary. To litter pick in accordance with agreed procedures. This will include the general areas including environs and grounds for example, removal of minor graffiti from walls and doors, accidental spillages etc.
  • To take delivery and arrange for the storage of materials, stores and other goods relating to the services provided by RFM. Accept deliveries, excluding soft FM deliveries, and arrange secure storage of Authority deliveries in the absence of Authority personnel.
  • To carry out porterage duties as required. This will include the setting out of furniture and portable sports equipment as well as distribution of supplies related to both facilities management and school curriculum. 
  • Undertake emergency cleaning duties as required during hours of occupation with the general areas including environs and grounds for example, removal of minor graffiti from walls and doors, accidental spillages etc. 
  • To carry out minor or temporary repairs and maintenance tasks with the competence of the operator or report as necessary in accordance with agreed procedures. 
  • To ensure the delivery of services in accordance with customer service standards, policies and procedures, included but not limited to the Company’s equal opportunities policies, the Health and Safety at Work Act; Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments and Regulations and other legal requirements. 
  • To monitor and maintain limited delegated budgets including accounting for expenditure and the handling and processing of cash, cheques and financial data.  
  • The jobholder may be required to undertake other duties as required provided such duties are within the competence of the employees. This will include for jobs up to and including those in the same grade. Employees are required to accept any training to facilitate the undertaking of duties for jobs up to and including their own grade. Duties may also include the supervision of staff.


To join us, we’re looking for:

  • Awareness of Health & Safety issues and the need for safe methods of working
  • Awareness of COSHH regulations
  • The successful candidate will require a full Disclosure Check


Robertson is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance (certificate of disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service) and pre-employment checks will be undertake before an appointment is confirmed. 

Location: Walbottle Campus, Hexham Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear.


The working hours for this role are 27.5 hours per week


What's in it for me

We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes.


And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based.


The working hours for this role are 27.5


Ready to #TransformYourCareer? Apply now!


Robertson Safeguarding Accountabilities 
Knowledge: A knowledge and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups. 
Communication Skills: The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children, young people and vulnerable groups. 
Skills: The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the qualities and behaviours required to support the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable groups.


Robertson Group is an equal opportunities employer


*Full Job Description available on request. 


Company: Robertson Group

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne


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