Housing Solutions is operating in a very exciting space with significant growth opportunity and a great reputation for achieving results. We are embarking on an exciting new journey of change and development and we are looking for the right people to join us and help drive the business forward.
Established in 1995 we provide quality, affordable homes to rent and buy across the South East of England. We are rooted in the local community and we offer a wide range of housing services and housing options, including affordable homes to rent, properties to buy under shared ownership; market rent properties, and specialist accommodation for older people and people who need care and support to live within the community.
Housing Solutions is an ambitious organisation, we are working hard to maximise the number of new homes we build, refurbishing our existing estates and striving to innovate to achieve happy customers.
The main purpose of this role is to provide a high quality, customer focused cyclical maintenance service, ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with Health & Safety regulations and the organisation's operational procedures.
You will be responsible for ensuring all maintenance to care homes and sheltered accommodation is carried out to a high standard achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and first-time completion. To ensure that all work undertaken is fully compliant with Health & Safety procedures and legislation so that properties are safe for residents to live in which includes a safe working environment to mitigate risk to staff and customers.
We are looking for someone who will thrive on our values of Ownership, Innovation, Teamwork and Inclusion and incorporate them in their working day.
The ideal candidate should have the multi-skills knowledge and competency to effectively coordinate a linked programme of works and the ability to plan each job and ensure materials are available to complete the programme of works to schedule.
You should have experience of general maintenance including installations, maintenance and repairs. You should be able to use handheld devices and be asbestos awareness trained. You should be able to communicate effectively with a positive approach to problem solving.
You should be able to adapt and adopt a flexible approach to hours worked as you will be required to fulfil the duty rota for out of hours emergencies as required. You should hold a full UK driving licence.
The successful applicant will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate which is accepted as satisfactory by Housing Solutions.
How to Apply
For an informal discussion about the opportunity, please contact Sam Carty, Head of Asset Management on firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for application forms is 28 August 2020. Interviews will be held week commencing 3 September 2020.
We will not be accepting applications through recruitment agencies for this position.
Employee Benefit Highlights
? Minimum 25 days per annum + bank holidays ? Buy/Sell holiday scheme ? Generous Pension Plan ? Life Assurance ? Flexible Working ? Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave benefits ? Free Physiotherapy ? Occupational sick pay ? Annual Health Events " flu jabs and health screening ? BUPA Membership with certain roles ? Learning & Development Funds ? Employee Recognition events and awards
Full details here https://www.housingsolutions.co.uk/job-and-careers/company-benefits/