Regional Caretaker/Maintenance Operative


Regional Caretaker/Maintenance Operative


£18,760 to £23,088 per annum pro rata (opportunity for overtime to carry out non routine works)


30 hours per week; may include weekend and evening work as required. Standard terms and conditions apply.


Based in South Tyneside but works across the North East.

 Job Summary:

Groundwork South and North Tyneside has been Changing Places and Changing Lives for 30 years through a variety of environmental, learning, health and skills programmes:

We are a fast paced and diverse charity with an excellent track record in partnership working and high quality delivery.

We are looking for a motivated and dynamic individual to join our regional property team.

Some prior experience of caretaking or property maintenance and compliance checks would be desirable, but is not essential as full training will be given. Candidates should though possess practical skills across a range of basic tools.

This role is based across our property portfolio of nine sites so does involve safe driving of a company vehicle.

The role will encompass the following key areas:

1. Legal compliance
2. Small repair works/handyman jobs
3. Liaison with specialist maintenance contractors
4. Housekeeping
5. Administration


We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service

Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Groundwork SaNT believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

Instructions for Applicants:

To apply, please carefully read the role description and person specification, complete the application form, declaration of convictions and equal opportunities forms and email them all to

Regional Caretaker.Maintenance Operative JD and PS Oct 21 (new)

GW Application Form

GW Declaration of Convictions Form

GW Equal Opps Form

Please note, we cannot accept CVs in place of completed forms and hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be discussed further then please contact or call 0191 428 1144. Only successful applicants will be contacted to confirm interview dates and times, no feedback will be given on unsuccessful applications.

Closing Date: 5pm, Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Interview Date: Friday 5th November 2021