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Caretaker (Communities2Gether)

  • Part time
  • £18,525 pro-rata
  • Dumfries
  • Closing 23rd June 2021

  • Advertised from 8th June 2021
  • Salary equivalent to £8,299 p.a. including 5% allowance, for the hours of this post. 16 hours per week.


Aberlour, funded by the Scottish Government - Investing in Communities, is trying to tackle poverty and inequality across disadvantaged North West Dumfries communities. We aim to achieve this through our newly refurbished community premises, which is open to all, and provides a range of services for the local community such as laundry, clothing, fridges and family/meeting rooms. Our aim is to build a service around the needs of the local community.

As a Caretaker you will be responsible for general maintenance, including minor repairs to the Community Hub, ensuring the relevant standards are met. You will act as a first point of contact to the local community who will be using the hub for various activities. You will work in partnership with the Community Connector to ensure that the hub is set up and organised for any community groups that may be using it.

We are looking to recruit a Caretaker who will work 16 hours per week. These hours will be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the service and the local community which may include evenings, weekends and public holidays. This post is offered on a fixed term basis until June 2022.

We are looking to recruit someone who has had experience of working in a similar role. Further details can be found in the job description on our website.

Application notes

If you would like an informal chat about this post, please contact Amanda McAllister on 01387 325090.

If you are interested in this post please apply online at our website

If you have any queries please e-mail:

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Applications to be returned by: noon on 23 June 2021

A Scottish Guarantee Co No: SC312912 Scottish Charity No. SC007991