Type of Position:Caretaker
Salary:VTG7, SP18-21, starting salary dependant on experience £21,463 – £23,919 per annum. Health Cash Plan and Benefit package (see website for full details of our employee benefit package)
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Monday 5th February 2024 at 9:00am. Interviews: To be confirmed

Permanent, full-time (37 hours per week), all year-round, flexible working hours between the hours of 6am to 7pm and occasional weekends (agreed in advance), to start as soon as possible. 

VTG7, SP18-21, starting salary dependant on experience £21,463 – £23,919 per annum + Health Cash Plan and Benefit package (see website for full details of our employee benefit package).

Venturers Trust is a dynamic and focused multi-academy trust based in Bristol, formed in September 2017 through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust. The Trust is responsible for eight academies, 3,500 pupils and 700 staff with a commitment to making a significant and lifelong difference to the lives of young people from some of Bristol’s most disadvantaged communities.

The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. Both sponsors seek to ensure that all our young people receive a truly inspiring education. Their support, challenge and expertise are greatly valued.

Merchants’ Academy are seeking to appoint a practical, positive and energetic Caretaker. The role involves assisting in ensuring that the environment (inside and out) is safe, well maintained and meets Health and Safety requirements. Duties will include security, general maintenance, cleaning of designated areas and ensuring the safety, good order and tidiness of the school site.

The successful candidate will have:

• Basic literacy and IT skills

• Full driving licence  

• Friendly and helpful manner

• Practical and good DIY skills

Experience of working within a similar role is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be provided.

In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Introduction Incentive plus others.

We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


Closing date: Monday 5th February 2024 at 9:00.           Interviews: To be confirmed 


Merchants’ Academy is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

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