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Caretaker

Location
Dunmow, Essex
Remote Working
Remote Working
Salary
£19,305
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Sep 2022

Peabody has an exciting opportunity for a Caretaker on a full-time, permanent basis based in Essex. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £19,305 per annum.

About the Caretaker role:

We are looking for full-time caretakers, working 37.5 hours p/week in the Braintree and Witham area although flexibility is essential. The successful candidate will be working within temporary accommodation services, managing void works, health and safety, and general maintenance.

What we're looking for in our Caretaker:

  • Be adaptable and customer focussed
  • Good listening and customer care skills
  • Able to carry out manual tasks with practical ability
  • Able to undertake minor repair maintenance work
  • Some prior knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Some prior knowledge of issues relating to housing maintenance
  • Preferably previous experience of working with the public
  • Preferably one year's experience of manual working
  • Hold a clean, current driving licence and have access to a suitable vehicle
  • Preferably IT literate
  • The post requires a DBS check that is satisfactory to Peabody
  • Approachable with a can-do attitude

What you can expect to be doing as our Caretaker:

  • Undertaking minor communal repairs as required; report and log other repairs to our repairs contractors
  • Ensuring grounds and parking areas are maintained appropriately
  • Ensuring refuse disposal facilities function properly and site is free from bulky refuse.
  • Ensuring communal lighting is operational and, where appropriate, change light bulbs and diffusers
  • Carrying out regular checks of communal areas, and ensuring communal areas are kept safe and without obstructions
  • Carrying out regular asset management checks on designated plant and equipment including warden call and fire safety, heating and water supply systems
  • Ensuring the confidentiality of tenant information and maintaining professional boundaries
  • In an emergency providing appropriate assistance to residents in line with guidance provided
  • Reporting any concerns about the welfare of residents and breaches of tenancy to relevant staff

Closing date: 5pm, Sunday 18th September 2022

If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Caretaker, please click 'apply' now!

At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk-based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client-facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.

Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 705441033-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Peabody
    Peabody
  • Location: Dunmow, Essex
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £19,305
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent