Estates Caretaker of Buildings, Land and Livestock - Breakthrough Transformation Trust

  • Devon
  • Full Time
  • £22,000 - £24,000 per year

We are looking for an Estates Caretaker to work across our three South Devon sites to be responsible for the day to day cleanliness, tidiness and repair of the buildings, daily animal and livestock husbandry and the safe upkeep of the grounds. 

Are you:
- Enthusiastic with a ‘can-do’ outlook?
- Approachable and able to deal with all people in a welcoming, polite and courteous manner?
- Well-organised and meticulous about standards?
- Reliable and trustworthy as a colleague who also enjoys close team working?

The successful candidate will work closely with the Estates Manager to maintain an efficient and effective management of our South Devon sites, ensuring all works are carried out in a timely manner, adhering to relevant Health and Safety legislations. They will need to be fully flexible in relation to working hours as due to the nature of the work there will be variations in work load and timings of shift pattern. 

They will be required to meet and relate to students, staff, managers and outside agencies and professionals, and will need to ensure the highest standards of professional practice and safeguarding.

Breakthrough is a supportive employer with an energetic and committed team of professionals who work together diligently to meet the needs of students.  The successful applicant will form an important part of our team. 

All employees will be required to obtain an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Certificate and references will be sought for the successful applicant. 

Training will include:
1. Level 2 Safeguarding Training Course 
2. Prevent Strategy Training Course

Application Information       
Breakthrough Transformation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer, which operates a Safer Recruiting Policy and a stringent Safeguarding Procedure

All application forms together with a covering letter should be returned to Susan Parker, Executive Assistant to the Directors.  Email:  by 12 noon on the closing date.

Due to the high number of applications we sometimes receive, it is not always possible to reply individually to each application. If you have not received a response within 10 working days of the closing date, you may assume that on this occasion, you have not been successful.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationDevon
  • Work Postcode

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupManual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Driving/Catering/

  • Salary Details

    £22,000 - £24,000 per year

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required