Caretaker (North London region)

A new opportunity working across 3 sites in North London (including Swiss Cottage, St John’s Wood and Cricklewood). This is full-time, 40 hours per week per week role.

Please see the Job Description, Responsibilities and Primary terms below. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV with a covering letter to Sarah at recruit@space-station.co.uk.
Job title
Caretaker (north London region)
Responsible to
Duty Manager
Job purpose

Working across 3 sites in North London (including Swiss Cottage, St John’s Wood and Cricklewood) ensure the premises are maintained to a very high standard, and to carry out any other work requested by the Duty/Store Manager. To maintain the smooth running of the stores.


Main responsibilities
  • Clean and maintain all storage units, (internal and external units and areas) cleaning corridors, units, reception, kitchen, offices, toilet areas;
  • Painting all floors and walls, cleaning windows, and ad hoc duties;
  • Litter picking and ensuring cleanliness of external yard, perimeter fence and building(s) at all times;
  • Maintaining the yard and building through planned maintenance programme;
  • Checking and securing the Store and yard first thing each morning and before close each evening;
  • Checking the health and safety of the building and yard regularly;
  • Liaising with clients in a professional manner;
  • Effectively completing daily check sheets and administration as required;
  • Assisting Property Manager with any construction/project work;
  • Operating the fork lift once certificated.
Please note that this job description is a summary of typical functions of the job, and not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job.
Principle terms
  • Working primarily at the appointed North London Stores (NW8 and NW2), but will be required to work at any other store to meet business needs;
  • Working a day shift pattern to cover the opening hours of the store to include some weekend and bank holiday working;
  • Full-time, 40 hours per week (rota includes weekend working);
  • Starting salary £21,405.91 (£10.29 per hour), plus £2,000 p.a. London Weighting;
  • Great bonus scheme;
  • 28 days holiday, which includes Bank Holidays;
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Private medical insurance after qualifying period, and subject to eligibility.

Additional benefits
  • Staff discount on storage and retail products (30% discount on storage and 50% discount on retail packaging);
  • Perkbox – employee ‘free perks’ scheme, which includes a free ‘Tastecard’, phone insurance, and discounts on cinema, major supermarkets, and much more.
  • Training and development programme;
  • Additional benefits after qualifying period, including : a day off and gift for your birthday, Christmas hamper, length of service award, medical insurance for your family and a generous maternity and paternity package.

Person Specification
  • Professional manner at all times, with high standards;
  • Must drive and have own vehicle to travel between sites (the Caretaker will also be responsible for regular stock runs from Slough – a company vehicle will be used to carry the stock, but the Caretaker will need to drive to and from the store in Slough);
  • Must be able to work weekends and bank holidays.