Caretaker / Janitor

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a 6 month Fixed Term Contract (with opportunity to go permanent after 6 months)  Caretaker/Janitor to join our Northampton schools account in Whitehills Primary School,Acre Lane, Northampton NN2 8DF This role is on-site based


The salary is £12.24 per hour


Amey delivers facilities and estate management services to the Northampton Schools Private Finance Initiative across an estate of 42 schools (five secondary and 37 primary).

Every day our employees help to create high-quality learning environments – ensuring they are safe, clean, and compliant for teachers to inspire and where students can gain meaningful skills and qualifications.


Every day our people help create high-quality learning environments – ensuring they are safe, clean and compliant for teachers to inspire and where students can gain meaningful skills and qualifications.

We work in partnership with our clients and end-users to ensure our 24/7 services are delivered to the highest standard with minimum impact or disruption to day-to-day operational requirements of the schools.


The standard hours of work are 25 hours per week. 2:00pm – 7:00pm Mon – Fri


Work-life balance and flexibility are key for our success. We empower our people to make choices that are right for them, with hybrid, part-time and flexible work patterns. And with a network of offices across the UK, we’re open to discussing working options that suit you.


You will be responsible for

  • Ensure smooth running of the school premises
  • Carrying out day-to-day DIY/maintenance and minor repairs (i.e., furniture fixtures, wall repairs)
  • To ensure heating, lighting and alarm systems are working properly
  • Daily responsible to check that all doors and windows are locked when the building is not in use
  • Checking the premises to guard against vandalism
  • Arranging chairs and tables for meetings or assemblies and clearing away afterwards
  • Litter picking and general clearing of external areas

What makes this role unique: you will be facilitating the smooth running of the premises, providing support for a safe and efficient operation whilst ensuring all customer requirements are met.   


We want to hear from you if you are

  • Knowledge and previous experience in practical DIY skills for minor repair
  • Good Team Player
  • Flexible with shift work
  • Good at developing strong working relationships with on-site client and employees
  • This role will also support both local and business zero carbon programmes, working towards zero carbon in a strategic and lean manner as and where it is appropriate.
  • Responsible for ensuring H&S standards are achieved across the contract

Amey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work. You will be required to undergo our enhanced DBS check before commencing employment – please let us know upfront on any queries should you have any.


What we can offer you

When you join us, we can offer flexibility, career development, a choice of benefits and support that help you through all life’s ups and downs. It’s the reason why Investors in People put us among the top 1% of employers and we have a competitive reward and benefits program

  • Career Development – Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Pension – Generous Pension scheme which we will contribute to
  • Holidays – Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Choices – Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
  • Save with Amey – Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers
  • Social Value – You’ll get 2 Community Involvement Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives

We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them.

We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planet are protected.

At Amey, you have freedom to perform because we know if nothing holds you back, together, we can be extraordinary.

Who is Amey?

  • We are at the heart of modern Britain, helping the economy to grow by designing, maintaining and transforming the nation’s strategic assets.
  • Our 11,000 people are behind the critical services the country relies on every day.
  • Our unique engineering and operations experience, together with data driven insight from our consulting business, delivers better results for our clients.
  • We are trusted partners of Government – both national and local – managing assets and complex projects that are vital to the sustainable growth of the country.

To find out more take a look at our website

Application Guidance:

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We will also guarantee you an interview if you have a disability, as long as you are qualified for the role.
Please contact our recruitment team at to discuss any access needs, reasonable adjustments or additional support that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

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