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

The Role

Our Environmental Services team works with residents to deliver great housing services making Lewisham safer, cleaner and greener. As a Caretaker, you will play an important role in making our hostels a great places to live and delivering fantastic customer service every day. The role can vary, depending on the team the vacancy is in. We require flexible applicants and Key responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out routine checks and sorting or reporting problems

  • Sweeping and cleaning of internal and external areas, or collection and disposal of large household items.

  • Requesting and monitoring repairs to communal spaces

  • Identifying and reporting nuisance and anti-social behaviour

 You will need a positive attitude, a passion for helping people and the energy and ability 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 a customer-facing role, have a passion for helping people.
  • Flexibility; Ability to work on your own and be a team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Reasonable written and numeracy skills

You will be joining the biggest team in Lewisham Homes, and could be working in any of the areas we manage so you will need to be prepared to travel to Deptford, New Cross, Brockley, Lewisham, Blackheath, Catford, Sydenham, Forest Hill or Honor Oak. 

We currently have three full time roles available within our Caretaking team. A Full clean, UK driving licence is desirable.

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. Apply Now

Closing Date: Sunday 31 March 2019 at 23:59

To apply you will be asked to submit a CV and supporting statement. Paper applications will be accepted as long as CV and supporting statement are provided. Within your supporting statement please ensure you address the key requirements identified in the attached person specification. If you apply online, please attach your supporting statement to your online application.

There will be a short written test as part of the interview process. 

For further information about this role please call Terri Heywood â€“  Environmental Services Area Manager 020 8613 4941.

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