Regional Maintenance Officer

Recruiter
Hastoe
Location
Dorset
Salary
£30,827 per annum + £5,000 car allowance
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About us

Hastoe is an award-winning housing association that manages 7,500 rented, shared ownership and leasehold homes across the south of England. We hold charitable status and support both rural and urban communities by providing affordable and environmentally sustainable homes for local people.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Officer to join our South Regional team. The successful candidate will work closely with our contact centre team and our external contractors providing excellent customer service to our residents, while ensuring Hastoe maintains and repairs our properties striving for value for money and in accordance with the legal requirements.

The areas you will cover for this role include Dorchester, Salisbury, Chichester, Bognor Regis and Reading.

Other duties include will include:

  • Inspecting defects in dwellings and specifying cost effective repairs
  • Aware of regulations concerning fire prevention, legionella and asbestos.
  • Perform  domestic surveys, determine necessary remedial works and specify appropriate repairs

What we are looking for

You will need to have good working knowledge of building construction, building regulations and Health & Safety legislation.  You’ll also need:

  • Experience of supervising contractors on site
  • Experience of delivering high standards of customer service to all customers, internal and external.
  • Hold a valid driving licence and have use of your own vehicle.

For more information on the role, please see the job description on our website.

Your salary will be supported by a range of benefits, including flexible working opportunities, discounts and pension scheme.

Benefits

Annual Leave:  25 days (increasing with service up to 28 days) + 1.5 days complimentary leave + option to purchase additional leave.

Pension: Hastoe's employer contributions are based on a matching of your own contribution level plus 2%, up to a maximum of 8%.

Family friendly policies and benefits including:

  • Flexible working
  • Discounts for local shops, restaurants and gym membership
  • Cycle and Car Leasing Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice service)
  • Health Cash Plan (a type of health insurance)

Application

Please send your CV and supporting statement to hr@hastoe.com by 5pm Thursday, 31 January 2019.

Interviews will be held at our west region office, Poundbury, Dorchester on Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

For more information about the role or enquiries about the application process please contact the HR Team at hr@hastoe.com or call 020 8973 0435.

This post is subject to background checks.