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VACANCY: Site Caretaker

Salary: £24,336.00


Location: The Woodbrooke Centre, Selly Oak

We are recruiting for a new Site Caretaker for the Woodbrooke Centre in Selly Oak. As Site Caretaker you will be responsible for ensuring that The Woodbrooke Centre is maintained to a high standard, is routinely inspected, complies with Health and Safety Polices and is secure.

We aspire to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. To help achieve this, we offer job opportunities that are agile and centred on personal and professional development in an environment where well-being and work-life balance is a key part of our culture.

Job Profile

The Woodbroke Centre is a 10 acre site forming part of the Bournville Estate and the buildings will be occupied by a range of commercial, office, meeting and residential users.

You will be an integral part of the team responsible for the management of the Woodbrooke Centre ensuring that it is operated effectively and efficiently.  This role will see you create successful partnerships and collaborative working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. As a key member of the Team, you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of a highly regarded Commercial Property Service.

Candidate Profile

  • You will be values driven and focused on delivering great services.
  • You will have experience in caretaking in the public or private property sector.
  • You will have the ability to work within recognised procedures and adept at communicating with a range of stakeholders.
  • You will be well organised, the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • You will be self-motivated and have the ability to use your initiative.


At BVT we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package to assist and support employees with everyday healthcare costs, savings towards leisure activities and planning for retirement.

These include:

  • Basic 32 days holiday (29 days basic, 3 days at Christmas) plus 8 statutory days.
  • Flexible Working.
  • A competitive employer contributed pension scheme of 10%
  • Healthcare scheme which is free to all employees offering cashback towards optical, dental, therapy treatments, consultations and scans together with counselling sessions and a 24 hour helpline
  • Savings on leisure activities with Trust Treats, offering discounted products and services both online and on the high street. You can make savings on your everyday shopping, holidays and insurance.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave.
  • Extensive support towards learning and development ensuring that all staff are offered opportunities to develop their skills and careers.
  • Life assurance 4x annual salary.

Meet BVT – who we are and what do we do?

Creating and sustaining communities where people can thrive is our mission and is based on the principles and legacy of our founder, George Cadbury.  We are inspired by his legacy, but not afraid to be bold and innovative to meet the needs of people today and in the future. We provide a diverse and comprehensive range of services to communities in Birmingham and Telford. We own and manage some 4,000 properties, and have significant estate management, commercial and agricultural portfolios.

To understand more about our work, including our aims of place-shaping, community building, championing people and providing great homes, you can read our Corporate Plan 2023-32 at https://www.bvt.org.uk/publications/corporate-plan-summary-2023-32/

Visit:  https://www.bvt.org.uk/ for more information on how to apply

If you require reasonable adjustments and/or support in completing our application process, please contact the HR team by calling on 01216671148 or email hr@bvt.org.uk.  If you are having issues with the website and accessing the application form, please also use the same contact details.

Closing date: 27th May

Interview dates: TBC

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