Caretaker

4 days left

Location
Slough
Salary
Up to £23,183
Posted
20 Jul 2021
Closes
02 Aug 2021
Ref
636379
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

In this role you will provide an effective, responsive and pro-active customer focused caretaking service that is of a consistently high standard. Previous experience would be beneficial however on the job training will be provided.

 

About us

We’re one of the UK’s leading housing associations, a member of the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations, with 34,000 homes and 1,200 employees in London and the Home Counties.

 

We are inspired by the benefits of a diverse workforce. We encourage diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organisation and are fully committed to equality of opportunity. We have been voted a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for, investing care, time and resources in our people.

 

Our purpose

Our purpose at Catalyst is to provide ‘homes people love’. That means everything from creating and maintaining great homes, to delivering excellent service to customers every day. We offer a wide range of housing solutions and opportunities for our diverse range of customer needs and requirements including, rent, part ownership or purchase. By doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.

 

What we’re looking for:


  • Do you have excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues?

  • Are you committed to providing first class estate cleanliness?

  • Can you organise your own workload with minimal supervision?

 

If so, this is the perfect role for you!

 

We currently have a great opportunity for a Caretaker to join us on a permanent basis.

 

Do you have what it takes?

 

To succeed in your role as a Caretaker you will:


  • Keep serviced Catalyst estates and blocks clean & tidy, graffiti and litter free, in accordance with local cleaning and maintenance schedules.

  • Report equipment defects, vandalism and graffiti, and all communal repairs to the appropriate colleague or contractor.

  • Adhere to company H&S procedures and guidelines and report any potential hazards, making safe where appropriate.

  • Be personal, proactive and professional and able to demonstrate full commitment to exceptional customer care and service in all activities.

  • Work with colleagues in tackling anti-social behaviour on Catalyst estates.

  • Be flexible and able to deal with out of hours emergencies as appropriate.

  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable however on the job training will be provided

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The UK has a housing problem which affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution and you could be too!
 

This role is subject to a basic DBS check and will require a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

 

Additional Documents

View the full Role Profile

View the Catalyst Privacy Statement

 

The benefits

We’re committed to making Catalyst a great place to work. As well as offering a positive culture we offer a competitive pay and benefits package, some of which are listed below:


  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
  • Up to 27 days paid annual leave up, to a maximum of 30 days
  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year
  • A generous salary sacrifice pension scheme: matching a contribution of 3- 5% of your monthly salary with up to another 9% by us
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Learning and development programme where we invest in your personal development and training as soon as you start work with us

 

To find out more, take a look at our benefits page - https://careers.chg.org.uk/catalyst-benefits/

 

Ready to apply?

To be considered for the role of Caretaker, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit your details along with a copy of your CV and a supporting statement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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