Estates Services Operative (x2)

Orbit Group
England, East Sussex, Hastings
£17146.00 - £19051.00 per annum
22 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
Jennifer Cole
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Estate Services Operative - Sussex
Various Locations: Hastings, Bexhill, Hailsham, Brighton, Rye, Eastbourne, but also into Kent and Surrey.(transport provided)
Salary: £17,146 - £19,051
Hours: 36.25 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm
Contract: Permanent

Are you looking to work in a thriving team environment with people who are enthusiastic and passionate about making a difference to customers and communities? Are you an ambitious and driven individual looking to flourish and develop in a career that is rewarding and motivating?

If this sounds like you, then read on…

Orbit is one of the UK's leading Housing providers and has a fantastic opportunity for two Estate Services Operatives located in and around Sussex. Working as part of the existing Estate Services team, this role will see you provide a high quality cleaning and bulk waste disposal service to the communal areas of Orbit developments and report any repairs or improvements so that customers, visitors and Orbit properties are safe and secure.

This role provides a fantastic opportunity as a starting point for someone who is looking to build a career in housing. Orbit is a happy place to work, where you have the opportunity to work hard, achieve more and reap the rewards. The Estate Services team are passionate about growing their staff by providing stability, support and encouragement to ensure each employee can continue to build their futures and to achieve set targets through success.

This is a chance to be involved in a fast paced organisation that is really going places and wants to help their employees grow to reach their full potential. To be successful, Orbit is looking for an enthusiastic, trustworthy and reliable individual that has strong communication skills, both written and verbal. The role requires someone who can recognise potential hazards and possesses a basic understanding of health and safety.

Working out of our meeting point in St Leonards, Hastings, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence to drive and travel across a variety of Orbit schemes throughout Sussex, as well as into Surrey and Kent. You will be entitled to a variety of employment benefits including, full training and development opportunities, as well as 27 days holiday. You are also entitled to a contributory pension scheme that is in place.

If your profile fits this role we would really like to hear from you…

Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people and, as such, we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development, and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, as well as 27 days holiday entitlement and a company pension scheme.

About us

As one of the country's largest housing associations, Orbit owns and manages approx. 40,000 homes and is committed to its purpose of building thriving communities. Orbit is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence and properties across most of the Midlands, East Anglia and the South East. We are passionate about making a real difference to our communities and ensuring our customers are proud of where they live. We are a long-term sustainable business that makes profit for a purpose in order to re-invest in our services and to build much needed new homes.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Jennifer Cole at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7909.

Advert Closes - Tuesday 5th February 2019

Interview Date - Week commencing 11th February 2019

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.