Head of Repairs and Maintenance

£52628 to £57889
13 Jan 2021
27 Jan 2021
Head of services
Full Time
Organisation Type

Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, is looking for a Head of Repairs & Maintenance to lead a transformative programme to maintain and improve the standard of the homes we provide to vulnerable young people. In return, you will receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

This is a full-time post with a closing date of DATE

We help vulnerable young people by giving them the practical and emotional support they need to find a job and live independently.

Together with our partners, we support thousands of homeless young people each year.  It will be your role to ensure that not only is that home in good condition and well-maintained, but also that it provides a psychologically-informed environment which a young person can use as a springboard to go on to live an independent and fulfilling life.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Managing our property team
  • Running an excellent responsive repairs service supporting over 1,000 units for young people in London, Manchester, Barnsley, Bradford and Sunderland
  • Rolling out a cyclical maintenance programme across our housing stock
  • Driving excellent performance standards across our housing portfolio
  • Operating as a senior leader within our support & housing services for vulnerable people.

In return for your effort and commitment you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:

- 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days

- Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to build a new career

- Employer pension contributions of 4%

- Clear career progressions that enables movement up the pay scale

- Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme

- An interest-free travel loan

We seek to challenge discrimination and are committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint. We welcome applications from anyone with direct experience of being homeless or using young people's services.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as our Head of Repairs & Maintenance.  Click ‘Apply’ now!