A local authority based in Warwickshire are recruiting for an Accommodation Assistant vacancy to assist the Community Enterprise Accommodation Manager in the provision of temporary accommodation to the homeless across Nuneaton.
The focus of this role is to support the Accommodation Manager in all aspects of the management of any homelessness accommodation under the contractual remit of their Community Enterprise arm. This will include the following:
-To undertake the booking in of guests and to issue any appropriate essential items as per the relevant policies and procedures.
-Responsible for the reporting and monitoring of repairs and maintenance within the accommodations, ensuring that all repairs are reported and managed in accordance with procedures.
-Undertake minor repairs and decorations within the guest accommodation and other accommodation as appropriate and directed by the Accommodation Manager.
-Undertake minor grounds maintenance to the guest accommodation and other accommodation as appropriate and directed by the Accommodation Manager.
-To assist with the supervision of relevant cleaning staff as required by the Accommodation Manager.
-Monitor cleaning, bed linen and breakfast stocks etc.
-Inspect all guest accommodation rooms in accordance with procedures and notify the relevant persons of any identified issues or concerns, in line with procedures.
-To maintain any files necessary and required by procedures to ensure the effective management of staff, the guests and management and maintenance of the guest accommodation and other accommodation as appropriate.
-To assist with the collection of service charges and the monitoring of service charge arrears.
-To undertake booking out processes in line with procedures ensuring that any identified issues or concerns are notified to the relevant person in line with procedures.
-To inspect all communal areas of the guest accommodation and other relevant accommodation as directed by the Accommodation Manager and report any issues to the Accommodation Manager.
-To assist with the cleaning and changing of linens / towels upon vacation in line with procedures and specification.
-As directed by the Accommodation Manager, undertake the required Health and Safety drills, checks and risk assessments, particularly in relation to Fire Safety, Legionella and COSHH.
-To respond to emergency situations during out of hours
-To undertake collections, as appropriate and directed by the Accommodation Manager, from local foodbanks.
-Undertake lock changes / fob changes as directed by the Accommodation Manager.
To be successful within this role, it is essential that you have prior experience in the provision of temporary accommodation to the homeless, or in general housing management as a Housing Assistant.
This is a full time vacancy on an initial 6 week process to cover the recruitment process for a permanent role; once in the temporary position you will be able to apply for the permanent role also.
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- Housing Assistant
- Accommodation Assistant
- Temporary Accommodation
- Nuneaton & Bedworth
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