Caretaker

Permanent @Garniche Jobs London in Property Services
  • Romford, Greater London View on Map
  • Post Date : June 22, 2022
  • Apply Before : July 23, 2022
  • Salary: £0 - £2500000
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Caretaker (Maintenance Housekeeper) who is customer focused and flexible to join our 25-bed supported housing services, based in Romford in the London Borough of Havering, to help deliver a stable and effective housing management services, by ensuring the properties are maintained to an excellent standard by carrying our regular and routine cleaning and handy person tasks. The service provides specialist housing, programmes and support services in the community for rough sleepers, homeless or those at risk of homelessness and single people.
About the role:
The Caretaker (Maintenance Housekeeper) will be responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, safety and security within the property including the cleaning of the property and performing basic repairs and maintenance duties; arrangement of waste collection; regular inspection of the building and monitoring material stock levels including ordering replacement goods as and when necessary. With a thorough understanding and awareness of Health and Safety issues, you will ensure that the service facilities are kept clean and left hazard free at each visit and high standards are maintained throughout.
Acting as a key point of contact, you will be expected to always provide a professional, customer focused and responsive service to our residents, working closely with other staff and management, ensuring there is good communication with all teams and departments, and promote a positive image, reporting any issues identified or suspected to the Housing Officers and senior management team.
About us:
The Social Interest Group (SIG) is a leading UK based charity, providing bespoke person centred social and health care solutions. Utilising strength-based models of working, we specialise in rehabilitation and supporting people who have complex needs, empowering them to achieve their full potential. We deliver social and health care services through our subsidiary charities SIG Penrose, SIG Equinox, SIG Investments and Pathways to Independence.
Key Responsibilities:
* Providing additional end of tenancy deep cleans
* Preparing rooms/flats for occupancy aiming to always minimise void levels through cleaning and preparing empty rooms promptly when empty in preparation for a new resident
* Regular descales and temperature testing & recording for legionella management.
* Arranging Pest Control and Waste Collection at property portfolio managed
* Performing basic repairs and maintenance tasks as required
* Inspecting the building, including heating, cooling, lighting, and alarm systems to make sure they are in good working order
* Maintaining an inventory of household items, equipment, and furniture
* Maintain Health & Safety standards at all times including the use of all PPE
* Ensure that areas are cleaned to the highest standards at all times
Experience Required:
* Proven experience as a housekeeper, maintenance operative, or handypersons or similar
* Good working knowledge of health and safety within an accommodation/residential setting
* Good working knowledge of safeguarding and a commitment to reporting safeguarding concerns
* Good understanding of fairness, equality, and diversity and how to apply on day-to-day basis.
* Have the ability to communicate to senior members of the team to report any site issues/concerns
* Be approachable and friendly with excellent customer relation skills
* Be amicable and possess good customer relation skills.
* Be able to work on his/her own initiative displaying proactive qualities and provide a high standard of work
Benefits of working with us:
* Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan
* Access to employee assistance programme
* 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave
* Medi-cash which includes the following:
* Discount gym membership
* Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses
* Dental treatment via NHS or Private
* Physiotherapy, Head Massage and a range of other therapies
* Life Assurance
If you wish to work with this challenging yet rewarding client group then this could be a perfect opportunity for you!
For more information, please visit our careers page in order to complete our online application form.
All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and provide employment references covering the last 5 years period including one from your most recent employer

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