Apprentice Caretaker
Reference No: 30034
Leverhulme Academy C of E Community Trust
Horwich North East

About this opportunity

You will support site staff across the Academy school buildings within the Bolton area, including maintenance and security checks of buildings, some DIY tasks and ensuring health and safety checks are carried out.

A normal day might include:
Opening, closing and making security checks across school buildings
Liaising with external contractors about work being carried out on site
Receiving and signing for goods/equipment/orders
Checking the online system to view requests for support, such as setting up the hall in a particular way, asking for lightbulbs to be replaced, reporting a leak or a health and safety issue

The role will involve moving furniture and equipment, setting up rooms and undertaking security checks. The site team are responsible for the safety of school sites during bad weather, ensuring that staff, students and visitors are able to move around safely.

What you could go on to do:
You could progress in your career to become a facilities manager or a site officer.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

Good GCSEs in English would be desirable

Personal Qualities

Reliable, approachable, punctual, hardworking, flexible.


Good customer care, awareness of health and safety issues, ability to drive/car owner preferred