Chargehand Caretaker

London (Greater)
£20,000 - £24,999 pa
18 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type

Our Environmental Service team works with residents to deliver great housing services to make Lewisham safer, cleaner and greener. As a Chargehand Caretaker, you will play an important role in making our housing estates great places to live.

Your main duties will include:

  • Providing support in Supervising and co-ordinating a team of Caretakers and Housing Estate Cleaners, deputising for Supervisor when needed.

  • Responsibility for ensuring sweeping and cleaning takes place inside and outside to standard.

  • Reporting defects and requesting repairs for communal areas

  • Reporting welfare concerns and anti-social behaviour.

You will need a positive attitude, a passion for helping people and the energy and ability to motivate your team to provide a truly caring service. We are proud of the difference we make in our community and if you share our ambition to do a great job for residents, you will fit right in. Lewisham Homes is a Gold-standard Investor in People Organisation, which means we offer excellent opportunities to add to your skills and develop your career. We expect high standards, but you will enjoy being part of a friendly and supportive team.

This is what we are looking for:

 Experience of working in caretaking, cleaning or refuse removal
 Ability to lead and motivate a team
 Good communication skills
 Ability to drive and hold a full clean UK drivers licence.

You will be joining the biggest team in Lewisham Homes and could be working in any area of our management areas; Deptford, New Cross, Brockley, Lewisham, Blackheath, Catford, Sydenham, Forest Hill and Honor Oak so you should be happy to travel to these areas. 

We currently have vacancies for two full-time roles available and all roles require a full UK driving licence.

Salary will be supported by a range of benefits, including flexible working opportunities and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. For more information about Lewisham Homes and this opportunity, please visit our website.

For more information about this role, please contact Terri Heywood, Environmental Services.

Closing date: Sunday 31 March 2019

Testing and Interview: TBC

To apply you will be asked to submit a CV and supporting statement. Within your supporting statement please ensure you address the key requirements identified in the attached person specification with examples where relevant.

Please attach your CV and supporting statement to your online application. 

For further information about this role please contact Terri Heywood on 020 86134941.


Annual Leave:  26 Days

Family friendly policies and benefits including:

Childcare vouchers
Career average final salary pension scheme
Discounts for local eateries

Contact Us for technical queries.

Recruiting manager for information about the role.

Please note jobs close on the date stated In the advert at 23:59  

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