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Job title
Maintenance Operative
Work location
Pan London
£26, 000 per annum
Hours per week
Shift pattern
Monday to Saturday (on a weekly rota basis to include bank holidays)
Closing date
7 August 2022 - closed

Job overview

Recruitment closed

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Operative who is customer focused and flexible to join our friendly housing team here at SIG covering properties in the London area, to help deliver a stable and effective housing management services, by ensuring properties are maintained to an excellent standard by carrying our regular and routine cleaning and handy person tasks.

The Maintenance Operative sits within the housing management team and plays a crucial role in ensuring that the Groups’ properties are maintained to a good standard by carrying out regular repairs and decoration. You will be responsible for the day-to-day repairs and maintenance duties, as well as being responsible for purchasing your own materials using a company credit card and providing monthly returns to Finance. With a thorough understanding and awareness of Health and Safety issues, you will ensure that the all properties are well maintained and left hazard free at each visit and high standards are maintained throughout.

Acting as a representative of the charity, you will be expected to always provide a professional, customer focused and responsive service to our residents, working closely with other staff and management, ensuring there is good communication with all teams and departments, and promote a positive image, reporting any issues identified to the senior management team.

The role requires the use of a company vehicle and will include responsibility for ensuring the roadworthiness of this vehicle. You will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, in a shift pattern including weekends, bank holidays between Monday to Saturday, so you’ll need to be flexible with the hours you are able to work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To undertake maintenance and defective repairs work as generated by the Housing and Maintenance team
  • Liaise and work with the maintenance team and other contractors
  • To work out the quantity of materials needed for the job by taking surface measurements or by looking at job specification.
  • Maintain all statutory records and documentation as instructed and required by the duties of the post and in accordance with SIG’s procedures
  • To liaise with Operations team and tenants regarding access to properties
  • To take care of and properly account for, equipment, tools, and parts, etc
  • To carry out general maintenance, including but not limited to: Painting and decorating, minor plumbing, carpentry, clearing or cleaning general areas

Experience Required:

  • Proven experience as within repairs and maintenance working as a maintenance operative, or handypersons or similar
  • An up to date UK driving licence
  • Good working knowledge of health and safety within an accommodation/residential setting
  • Good working knowledge of safeguarding and a commitment to reporting safeguarding concerns
  • Good understanding of fairness, equality, and diversity and how to apply on day-to-day basis.
  • Have the ability to communicate to senior members of the team to report any site issues/concerns
  • Be approachable and friendly with excellent customer relation skills
  • Be amicable and possess good customer relation skills.
  • Be able to work on his/her own initiative displaying proactive qualities and provide a high standard of work
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