Caretaker/Groundsperson/Driver Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Expired)

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Caretaker/Groundsperson/Driver Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Expired)

Meadows School is a successful non-maintained day and residential special school (7-19) and off-site primary school run by Barnardo’s, providing education for pupils with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties; Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Speech and Language difficulties and associated learning difficulties.

The school has a 19 acre main campus and operates several sites and buildings across the local area.


Salary Scale – Barnardo’s D18A (£18,220.15 TO £21,316)

Hours of work: 36.25 with flexibility

Ideally to start as soon as possible

We require a Caretaker/Groundsperson/Driver who can;

Assist and support the Premises Supervisor in school and grounds maintenance tasks
Work as a part of the maintenance team to ensure the buildings and grounds are maintained to a high standard
Liaise with other maintenance staff and contractors and ensure compliance with legislation and Barnardo’s procedures
Ability to work flexibly on a variety of tasks

And who has;

An understanding and awareness of health and safety legislation and implementation
Experience of building maintenance, repairs and grounds work
A flexible and adaptable approach to tasks
A clean driving licence
A willingness to undertake further training

For further information on Meadows School in the first instance please consult the school website at: or contact Stephen Hawkins (Premises Supervisor) on 01892 529144. Visits to the school are encouraged.
Information about the school

Meadows School is a successful non-maintained residential and day special school (7–19) and off-site junior school run by Barnardo's. The school provides education for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties; Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Speech and Language difficulties and associated learning difficulties. Students all have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) or are in the process of obtaining one. We offer placements on a 38 week Monday-Friday basis. Meadows School provides education and care for up to 90 students (on a day or residential basis). The main campus is a 19 acre site with a large purpose-built school building, a gym block and post-16 provision. There are 8 classroom bases and several subject-based rooms including; science lab, IT suite and Food Technology area. One residential unit is on the main campus and the other is sited in the local community. The recently-opened junior school is in Tunbridge Wells and caters for KS2 students. Currently some 80 staff are employed across the school.
Job Contact Information

Name: Rachel Hyden
Address: London Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0RJ
Telephone: 01892 529144

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