Salary: From: £17,437 (pro-rata'd to £8,658 pa)
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 18 Hours per week
Location: St George's Court
Benefits: Competitive pension, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing with service (FTE), cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more.
Closing date: 25th May, 2018
About the role:
Are you a reliable and hard working Caretaker who enjoys working independently, using your initiative and delivering a high standard of service?
Reporting into the Independent Living Manager and working as part of a team, they are looking for someone who will take an extreme pride in keeping the scheme in immaculate condition both inside and out.
The majority of the role will be spent maintaining the cleanliness of the premises, acting as a first point of contact for the building, and be responsible for maintaining the safety and security of customers, colleagues, visitors, contractors as well as the property and equipment.
You will play a key role in assisting customers to log their own repairs, as well as taking responsibility for cleaning communal areas (e.g. cleaning of entrances, hallways and stairwells, vacuuming, dusting, wiping down surfaces) and cleaning properties to get them ready for people to move in to.
You will also carry out minor repairs to ensure an impeccable environment for their customers that they are proud to live in. This will include basic maintenance with elements of plumbing, joinery, decorating and minor non qualified electrical work. The role will require somebody who takes pride in their job, who is happy working alone and who pays meticulous attention to detail.
You must have experience of working in a customer focused environment, with a proven ability of delivering a high standard of customer service. General maintenance skills are also essential and a good understanding of health and safety knowledge.
You must have a minimum of level 2 in English and Maths vocational skills or equivalent and have an ability to efficiently use IT.
It would be desirable to have experience in cleaning, plumbing, electrical, carpentry or painting and decorating.
About the company:
Our client is not your average housing association. They are a forward thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in their 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire.
Their work doesn’t stop at their customers’ front door. The surplus they make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs.
They are extremely proud of their dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live their values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for them you will be part of something special and in return, they offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.
This post is subject to a DBS Check.
You may have experience of the following: Caretaker, Maintenance Operative, Handyman, Repairs, Health and Safety, DIY, Estates Management, COSHH, Health and Safety, Facilities Management etc.
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