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Facilities Assistant Opportunities (Caretaker, Cleaning) MEAR59346

Posted 23 January by Mears Housing Ended

Facilities Assistant Opportunities (Caretaker, Cleaning) MEAR59346



Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a number of Facilities Assistants to join our team based in Cambridge (University of Cambridge) where we have a number of full time positions available.

Within this role, you will be responsible for the undertaking of duties relating to the clean and safe operation of the buildings, surrounding grounds, lets, carparks and site security contained within the Eddington community.

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, you will clean site facilities that are under your control in accordance with the cleaning specification; to include but not limited to cleaning of site communal areas, student accommodation, grounds, public walkways and roads. You will also assist in the provision of a courteous and efficient car parking service; tasks to include patrolling designated car parking areas and checking cars have valid tickets, recording details of cars not displaying tickets and issuing penalty notices if necessary, ensuring vehicles are parked safely and that pedestrian routes are clear.

In addition, you will also carry out mobile foot patrols on site to act as a deterrent for criminal activity and to participate in the response to any incidents reported.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have previous experience in a similar role coupled with experience of dealing with the general public.

With a 'can do’ attitude, you should be honest, reliable and trustworthy and will be able to cope and act positively when faced with challenges. Good written and verbal communication skills and command of the English language is also important and, due to the nature of the role, you should have a flexible approach to hours and tasks.

Contractual Hours are Rota'd 5 days out of 7 Monday to Sunday - Shift pattern 08:30-17:30/10:00-19:00

Please refer to the job description for further details.

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
  • Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

Reference: 34303525

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