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Hauxton, Cambridge
Closing date
14 Feb 2022

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Community and Customer Services, Tenant services
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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The vacancy

Full Time (37 hours per week)

bpha are a forward-thinking housing association, on a mission to build thriving communities where people can live happily in a home they can afford.

We work right across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, and own or manage over 19,000 homes. As one of the top 25 housing association developers in the country, we remain committed to delivering high-quality affordable housing to those who need it the most.

Our work in retirement living is no exception. We believe in creating modern communities where over-55s can live in desirable, social, independent spaces. Safe in the knowledge that we have extra tailored care and support available if it’s needed.

This is all possible thanks to our dedicated and passionate retirement living team. A team that you could be part of.

 We are currently looking for Caretaker to provide an efficient and effective caretaking service. Full training will be provided.

 What you will be doing: 

  • Attend quickly and effectively to emergencies as required during the working day.

  • Ensure that all communal areas inside (such as corridors, communal areas guest rooms and toilets) and outside are kept clean and tidy and safe from any obstructions.

  • To carry out general basic maintenance and minor repairs as required.

  • Carrying out health & safety inspections.

  • Liaising with customers and other service users.

  • Due to the nature of the role you may be required to travel to different locations.

We’d love to meet someone with:  

  • Demonstrate transferable skills.

  • Have an understanding and/or experience of the needs of older people.

  • Can demonstrate high levels of customer service in a customer facing role.

  • Is self-motivated, quick to learn and can work on own initiative.

  • Has good knowledge of Health and Safety. 

  • Has a professional and positive attitude and works well as part of a team.

Amongst what we offer you is: 

  • A competitive salary of  £19,536.11

  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays

  • A generous contributory pension scheme

  • Private health care

  • Free life assurance

  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym

  • Opportunities for learning and development

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Retail discount scheme

Please note the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS application and this will need to be returned and verified by bpha before a start date can be provided.

Closing date: 14th February, 2022

Interview date: To be confirmed 

We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible.

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