Caretaker / Handyman

Swallowfield Parish Council are looking for a self-motivated, friendly person to replace our Caretaker who is retiring.

Reporting to the Clerk, key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Ensure that the hall is well presented and clean at all times.
  • Provide basic DIY, building maintenance and basic gardening as required.
  • Ensure that the hall’s facilities are prepared appropriately for the respective bookings.
  • Deal with issues relating to Health and Safety appropriately.
  • Help to foster and maintain good links with all groups using the hall.

Hours: Up to 25 hrs per week, Mon-Fri, 1 hr early am, 4 hrs am/pm (to be agreed), occasional evening/weekend work

Salary: up to £24,200 (pro-rated for hours worked) depending on experience, a workplace pension is provided.

Closing date: 31st May 2024

For full job description and further details please contact the Clerk.

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter to the address/email below.

Swallowfield Parish Council, Swallowfield Street, Swallowfield  RG7 1QX

Tel: 0118 988 5929  Email:   Website:


Located in Berkshire and part of the borough of Wokingham, the parish of Swallowfield consists of the villages and settlements of Swallowfield, Riseley, Farley Hill and Stanford End. Swallowfield Parish Council has nine councillors.

Our Community

The Parish of Swallowfield is home to around 2,200 residents and is a welcoming and friendly place to live or work.