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Porter Housekeeping

Porter Housekeeping

Posted 6 April by FirstPort Easy Apply Ended

Job Title:

Porter (Housekeeping)




Poplar, East London


£ 21,216 per year

Working hours: 

  • Monday to Friday from 08.00am to 17.00 pm
  • Ours may vary
  • Occasional weekends

Who are we?

FirstPort is the largest and most experienced property manager in the UK, employing more than 3,300 people, of which 2,500 work at the 3,700 developments we manage. Great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar. We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their potential

RESPONSE - FirstPort's Internal Recruitment Agency

Providing temporary and permanent site staff cover to FirstPort developments and internal departments across England and Wales.

Permanent or Temporary, Individual placements or high volume, Long Term or for one day. Whatever the role or level, Response will find the highest calibre candidates

We are currently assisting our Large & Complex Department, recruit a Porter (Housekeeping)to join their busy but extremely friendly team on a temporary basis

Main Purpose of the job:

To assist the Development Management team in the provision of an effective housekeeping service to the development, working in close conjunction and co-operation with any residents committees or associations.

If you look out for people's best interests and show them you care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner. If you are creative, resourceful and can listen, consult and take on-board people's opinions and needs then this could be the job for you!

Scope of job:

  • Assist  in the overall all day to day housekeeping duties and upkeep of all internal communal areas and block entrances
  • Attend morning briefing with ADM/HKS &Site Staff to receive precious day estate issues

  • To be conversant with all yearly site maintenance, health and safety scheduled programs

  • To be conversant with all door/gate entry systems and report any maintenance concerns

  • To report any internal and external maintenance issues

  • Refresh/deep cleaning duties all internal communal areas as per agreed schedule

  • Along with all site staff to litter pick as and when required ensuring the estate is litter free at all times when moving from block to block

  • To be able to operate various cleaning tools and equipment in relation to all housekeeping duti4es

  • With the assistance of the ADM/HKS, to keep a log of all before and after deep cleaning works and extra especial projects such as window cleaning, carpet cleaning, jet washing bins and bin stores

  • Assist with Watering and Landscaping works and on other duties to benefit and raise standards of the development

  • To assist the ADM/HKS with the recommendation of supplies and tools required to allow all works to be undertaken to a high standard

  • To keep track  of all Housekeeping stock and advise the ADM/HKS and ensure remedial works have been conducted before further usage

  • To attend all site and head office training/meetings as and when required

  • To ensure all online E Learning modules are completed

  • To proactively look at ways to improving Site Standards,

  •  To assist with the monitor all contractors onsite with emphasis on Health and safety

  • To be aware of all our nominated contractors in relation to all site logistics and in the event of the absence of Management and Maintenance to be versed and confident in organising attendance for emergency reactive works and thereafter communicated to the ADM.

  • To be fully conversant with all plant room equipment

  • To take the appropriate action through liaison with the emergency services in the event of concerns over resident, staff or visitors welfare and safety

  • Assisting management with any information required following an incident

  • To be conversant with all Site Standard Operating Procedures

  • To be conversant with all Security Logistics and awareness for the Estate

Areas of Responsibility:

Reference: 34848008

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