Senior Caretaker

Job Title:  Senior Caretaker

Salary:  £22,000-£23,500 per annum (dependent on experience)

Working hours: 37.5 (0800hrs – 1600hrs 5 days out of 7)

Location: Based at the YMCA Annex on Rosemary Lane, with regular travel to other YMCA Lincolnshire sites.

Job Purpose: To ensure the preparation and upkeep of accommodation and communal areas, ensuring that all areas of the YMCA are safe, cleaned and maintained to a high standard.








Role and Responsibilities:

  • Supervisory engagement with cleaners, contactors and other caretakers.

  • Responsibility for rotas and service provision.

  • Small works supervision including the turnaround of voids.

  • Post inspect works carried out by external contractors.

  • Active participation in future ideas and initiatives and delivery of projects and plans.

  • Proactive participation in training programmes to develop skills, knowledge and experience and share it amongst the team.

  • Ensuring standards of safety, cleanliness and tidiness are maintained and monitored throughout the YMCA portfolio in line with the Housing Health and Safety rating system.

  • To carry out and supervise spot checks and emergency cleaning which may be necessary to maintain hygiene standards and overall building appearance and external areas.

Person Specification

  • Previous experience in a commercial or similar environment is desirable. Alternatively, a demonstration of an understanding of the requirements of the role gained from a personal perspective, or in a volunteering or other context.

  • Ability to prioritise own work in keeping with agreed norms and to be self-managing to ensure delivery.

  • Practical skills for repairing and maintaining equipment.

  • Understanding of domestic electrical and plumbing.

  • Ability to recognise potential health and safety hazards to self, other staff, residents and members of the public.

  • Excellent customer service.

  • Full, clean driving licence.

For the full job description and person specification, please click here.

If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to or bring your CV into The Showroom.

YMCA Lincolnshire is committed to creating a diverse environment. Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We recruit great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm, you will find a home at YMCA Lincolnshire. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.