Assistant Caretaker

Post Title: Assistant Caretaker
Department: Estates
Reporting to: Estates Manager

Are you looking for a new challenge within a vibrant, progressive organisation?
Do you want to support the education of young people in 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 an Assistant
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 will support Wellspring’s Lincolnshire Academy based in Grantham.
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.
 Are experienced in a facilities management.
 Have a strong understanding of maintenance systems and compliance.
Wellspring is in a period of growth and requires a site operative who is capable of supporting the
compliance of a variety of sites, ensuring that the best possible environment is provided for staff and
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


Please complete the attached application form and return as per below. CVs will not be accepted.
Reporting to: Estates Manager
Duration of Post: Permanent
Work Commitment 12.5 hours, 39 weeks per year
Salary Grade 3 – £22,737 FTE (Actual Salary £6,569.68)
Start Date TBC
Advert Closing Date Friday 15th March 2024, at 9am
Interview Date TBC
Applications Completed applications are to be sent to: Human Resources at

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. References and an online check will be taken up prior to interview.
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.
All applicants should complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for further details

Application Form

Assistant Caretaker (Lincs) JD&PS