Caretakers

Caretakers supervise and undertake the care and maintenance of church, school, office and other buildings, their facilities, fixtures and contents.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 6,116
£ 21,128
£ 38,346

Available jobs

In the past year there were 89,956 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Checks fire and safety equipment for adequate functioning.

  • Undertakes minor repairs and notifies owner of need for major repairs.

  • Controls heating, lighting and security systems.

  • Supervises and/or undertakes the cleaning and maintenance of premises.

  • Locks and unlocks doors and entrances at appropriate times.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Furniture Cleaning

  • Plumbing

  • Painting

  • Fire Alarm Systems

  • Facility Management

  • Alarm Devices

  • Risk Analysis

  • Mopping

  • Manual Handling

  • Carpentry

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Cleanliness

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Teaching

  • Detail Oriented

  • English Language

  • Self-Motivation

  • Enthusiasm

  • Interpersonal Communications

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.