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Various Locations in Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
£21,626 - £24,204 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Based within city centre multi storey blocks to carry out role
Duration: Fixed Term/Secondment until 28/03/2023, Full Time

About the role:
The community caretaker will be a visible and familiar face across our multi storey blocks within the city. You will strive to ensure our residents live well maintained, safe, clean and attractive communities.  You will be customer focused and understand the importance of working in partnership to provide an excellent service to our residents. 


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

No formal qualifications are required, however, a knowledge of trades and/or previous building management experience is desirable


The post holder is expected to, as a minimum, demonstrate skills and experience in:

Ability to work proactively and with limited direct supervision
Basic handyperson skills and experience of identifying maintenance and repairs required.
Competency and/or previous experience in the use of all tools/Cleaning service equipment and materials provided (training would be provided as necessary).
Ability to show understanding of people with vulnerabilities and deal with difficult situations in a calm manner.
Ability to use IT applications.
Manual handling and Working at Height processes.
Effective communication.

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at

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