Part-Time: 21 Hours per week

Wirksworth Town Council are looking for a reliable, trustworthy and flexible individual to join their team of caretakers.  

The Caretaker’s role is to ensure the efficient & effective caretaking, cleaning, maintenance & security of the Town Council buildings & assets.

Duties will include: 

  • Opening & closing of the Town Hall, Memorial Hall, Barmote Croft Toilets & Tuesday Market.
  • Dealing with the general public, ensuring all rooms are ready for hire along with associated H&S checks & paperwork.
  • Inspections of buildings, parks and Town Council assets.
  • Cleaning & maintenance of all Town Council buildings & public toilets
  • Any other duties commensurate with the post.  

The Town Council buildings are operated 7 days a week (limited bank holidays). The caretaking team work on a rota basis during the week providing cover morning, afternoon and evenings. In addition, caretakers work one weekend in 3 and there will be occasional late finishes.   

SCP Pay Scale: 11         21 hours per week           £9.39 per hour + enhancements and overtime


Application & job description can be be download or  may be obtained  by request, from the Clerk’s Office

(hand written applications welcome)

Telephone:-  01629 823408       Email:-

or collect from the Town Council Office at the Town Hall, Coldwell St, Wirksworth DE4 4EU.


Closing date for applications is 31st December 2019   

Interviews will take place week commencing 6th January 2020 


Last Updated: 19 November 2019

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Hiring the Hall

Main Hall

We have  two buildings with rooms to hire on an hourly basis, and the newly renovated Fanny Shaw's Community Building (FSCB) which is operated on a key loan system. 

Town Hall:- The Main Hall is large, suitable for a variety of uses - dance, exercise, large meeting space, wedding reception, family parties, musical events, etc, whilst other rooms - the Club Room, Ante Room, Council Chamber, are suited to smaller classes/groups. All rooms are available for hire during the day & evening during week days & weekends.  

Memorial Hall:- the Hall & Kitchen are available to hire for meetings, parties, fayres, events and classes/groups, during the day & evening during week days and weekends.

Fanny Shaw's:- Community building key available free of charge for use by groups such as: parents, schools, nurseries, scouts & not-for-profit groups holding events on the park.      

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Council Meetings

Environment & Town Affairs
(Usually held on the first Monday of the month)
Finance, Buildings & Personnel
(Usually held on the second Monday of the month)
Town Council Meeting
(Usually held on the third Monday of the month)

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