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Boarding House Caretaker

Our client, an educational establishment located in Dulwich, SE21  is seeking to recruit a Boarding  House Caretaker who would be responsible for a high level of upkeep and daily cleaning of the communal areas of a Senior Boys Boarding accommodation and the maintenance of the surrounding  garden and grounds.

Daily Tasks

  • Clean and hoover all corridors, landings and laundry room
  • Clean kitchens
  • Remove rubbish from communal areas
  • Replenish bread, milk and all other items to maintain stock in the kitchens
  • Tidy the grounds
  • Carry out general repairs and minor maintenance jobs

Weekly Tasks

  • Put dustbins out for collection
  • Order and collect household stores/cleaning materials
  • Clean the lift
  • Mow lawn and trim hedges in season and garden as required

Termly & Other Tasks

  • Strip & Polish Floor
  • Wash walls and paint as necessary
  • Shampoo Carpets
  • Defrost & clean fridge’s
  • Assist in the set up of House functions
  • Prepare House for lettings

Additional Requirements

  • Comply with H&S, College Policies and other relevant legislation
  • Act as Fire Warden for buildings, completing periodic checks and recording as appropriate.  Ensure that clear passage is maintained on fire escape routes.
  • Assist with organisation of House social events
  • Any other duties as requested


40 hours per week – 52 weeks per year – 7.30 am – 4.00 pm with half hours unpaid lunch break ( a free meal is available on weekday lunch times in the dining hall) and an additional 3 hours working alternate Saturday mornings during Term Time Only.

Please note that appointment of this role is subject to police clearance as required by law for the protection of children.