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Caretaker / Site Operative

22 Dec 2021   |   Wellspring Academy Trust   |   £19,698
Post Title Caretaker / Site Operative
Reporting to Estates Manager
Duration of Post Permanent
Work Commitment 37 Hours, 52 Weeks
Salary NJC Point 6, £19,698
Start Date As soon as possible
Closing Date Wednesday 26th January 2022
Applications Completed applications are to be sent to: Human Resources at

Are you looking for a new challenge within a vibrant, progressive organisation?

 Do you want to support the education of young people in NE Lincolnshire?

 Can you offer a range of practical skills to help maintain a diverse range of buildings?

 Would you like to join an expanding site team who are positive and enthusiastic about supporting students through providing a safe and secure learning environment?

As part of Wellspring’s continued development across the region, the Trust requires a new Maintenance Operative / Caretaker to join our enthusiastic site teams.  This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate ready for a fresh challenge.

We value our people and supportive working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction training and ongoing professional development is guaranteed.

The role is based at Beacon House Cleethorpes and will support Wellspring’s NE Lincs Academies: Grimsby and Louth locality.

We are interested in hearing from people who:

  • Are self-motivated, customer-focused and efficient.
  • Enjoy working as part of an inclusive team.
  • Understand the importance of completing work to a very high standard.
  • Have a commitment to supporting the work of passionate education leaders.
  • Take great pride in the work for which they are responsible.

Wellspring is in a period of growth and requires a Maintenance Operative / Caretaker who is capable of supporting the compliance of a variety of sites, ensuring that the best possible environment is provided for staff and students.

Whilst experience in a similar role would be an advantage, for the right candidate willing to commit to the post long term, we are prepared to invest in a significant level of training.

If you have any queries regarding the post or the application, please contact Keith Beedie (Estates Manager) on 07983 666870 or

We are committed to equal opportunities and to promoting diversity. We want our people to reflect the diversity of our communities, and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, especially from under-represented groups, including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

All applicants need to complete the equal opportunities form. Please click this link

Wellspring Academy Trust recognises that it has a statutory and moral duty towards safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and, if appropriate, vulnerable adults who participate in any Trust activities and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS is required for this post.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.


Completed application forms are to be sent via email to:

If you would like a paper application form, please contact HR on 01226 720747 or


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