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

New workers start around £6,116. Normal pay is £21,128 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £38,346.

Available jobs

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

3.58%

Projected job growth over the next 8 years

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

  • Alarm Devices

  • Fire Alarm Systems

  • Facility Management

  • Mopping

  • Risk Analysis

  • 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

  • Customer Service

  • Cleanliness

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Teaching

  • English Language

  • Enthusiasm

  • Self-Motivation

  • Time Management

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.