Estate Services Officer (Property and Maintenance - 16hrs per week - St Neots)
Gravenhurst, Central Bedfordshire, England
Permanent (Full time)
Are you good at property maintenance?
Here at Paine’s Mill Foyer in St Neots we want to deliver excellent Support Services which are both individualised and customer-led. Due to growth in the team we are now looking for an Estates Services officer to join us on a permanent basis for 16 hrs per week. In this vital role at our scheme your experience of property maintenance will help us to improve lives.
When you join us as an Estates Services Officer the work you do each day will directly contribute to the first impression for anyone visiting and joining our scheme. You will undertake property and estate maintenance within health and safety guidelines. You’ll need be confident in general repairs both internally and externally as you will be carrying out minor buildings repairs as well as fixtures repairs. You will also be responsible for the presentation of the scheme.
In addition, you will work alongside colleagues to ensure preventative maintenance is carried which ensures the foyer is safe and fit for purpose. With a keen attention to detail you’ll need to be comfortable in carrying out site inspections, completing reports and reporting any damage or concerns to the service manager.
Previously you will have worked in a role whereby you have carried out minor property repairs, decorating, maintenance and developed experience of wide range of services such as painting, decorating cleaning, minor joinery and plumbing work. Your application will need to demonstrate this and detail your experience of safeguarding and health and safety requirements.
If you are looking for a part time role where the work you do can directly help others please apply today.
Our offer has been created to underpin our two key pillars (health and wellbeing and economic resilience) and five core values: In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the boundaries and Fun and Fair.
Demonstrating our strong investment in your health and wellbeing and economic resilience, we offer a competitive annual leave plus bank holidays and generous sick pay entitlements, as well as other paid leave.
A choice of defined benefit pension schemes, extensive learning and development opportunities, plus more. See Our Benefits attached.
If your application shows that you have the right knowledge, skills and that you share our values, we'll invite you to meet one of our team. We can’t wait to meet you…
How to apply
We really want to hear how you meet the criteria for this opportunity, please read the attached job description and the person specification click apply to submit your application and showcase your experience focusing on the essential criteria for this role.
To ensure all candidates are treated fairly, we do not accept CVs.
(The important things – Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. This role is conditional a satisfactory standard Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure and upon receipt of two satisfactory references (one from your current employer).
PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK. All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Original proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature).
Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants that reflects the diverse communities we work with. We invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process
We are one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 23,000 homes and a wide range of care and support services.
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