Caretaking Assistant (CA08/18)

9 Aug 2018 Joanne Duguid    Last updated: 10 Aug 2018

NICVA require a Caretaking Assistant on a part-time, fixed-term basis (minimum 15 hours per week, could include evening and weekend work. Flexibility will be required as the arrangement of the hours worked may differ on a week to week basis).


NICVA is the lead membership and representative body for the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.  We support organisations ranging from grass roots community groups through to household name charities. We work across the public, private and voluntary community sector for positive social change.

Job Role

We are looking for a temporary, part time Caretaking Assistant to work closely with our Senior Caretaker, supporting them in preparing for room bookings and any associated hospitality whilst also assisting them in ensuring that a high level of cleanliness is maintained throughout the NICVA building.

Key tasks will include:

  • Arranging rooms for room bookings, which includes moving and rearranging furniture and ensuring the provision of any required refreshments and/or catering.
  • Cleaning the NICVA building, which includes duties such as cleaning kitchens and toilets, mopping floors, vacuuming and emptying bins.

Applying for the role

In addition to other essential criteria (see person specification), by the closing date applicants must have the following experience/skills:

  1. Good organisation skills with a strong focus on customer service.
  2. Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well with colleagues and customers.
  3. Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous. 

Interested applicants may apply for the role using the attached application form with accompanying job and person specification. For further information on working at NICVA go to

Completed applications should be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 24 August 2018 and should be received by the Monitoring Officer by email or hard copy to either [email protected] or The Monitoring Officer, NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast, BT15 2GB.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Your right to privacy

NICVA is committed to protecting the privacy of all of our job applicants and we uphold high standards in information security and transparency. We protect your personal information and rights in accordance with accepted standards of best practice and our own policies. We use your information in order to shortlist and assess candidates, and to satisfy legal requirements, as part of the recruitment process. This is outlined in the NICVA Staff Privacy Notice, which can be found at

Application information is held for 6 months from the end of the recruitment process for unsuccessful candidates. If you are successful, all of your application information forms part of your personnel file and is held and used by us to manage the ongoing employment relationship.

Equal opportunities monitoring information is kept for 3 years from application in the case of unsuccessful candidates, and 3 years from the end of employment for successful appointees, to satisfy legal requirements.

By submitting an application form to us, your information will be processed as outlined in the Staff Privacy Notice.'s picture
by Joanne Duguid

Human Resources Manager

[email protected]

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