Maintenance/Caretaker, Kingston upon Thames

Posted By:City Network
Telephone:02074 302446

Job Summary

Reference: 775107954
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Kingston upon Thames
Salary: 21800 - 23600 per annum
Date Posted: 09/26/2016

Job Description

Caretaker/Maintenance Operative

Opportunity for an experienced Caretaker/Maintenance Operative to join this leading property company who specialise in student Accommodation.

This is an exciting time for you to Join their New Property in KINGSTON, SURREY

You will carry out a variety of repairs and maintenance and minor re-decoration ,Inspect repairs reported by residents on site prior to notifying the Residence Manager.

General litter picking and refuse disposal in and around the Location and grounds, and to keep the refuse areas clean at all times.

Maintain landscaped areas and courtyards as directed by the Management.

General porterage including the movement of goods in, furniture, kitchen equipment and other heavy items.

Regular inspections of all residential accommodation for the purpose of verifying residents Health & Safety, checking for damage or misuse of facilities and for the maintenance of correct standards of cleanliness, hygiene and provision.

Maintaining adequate arrangements for the removal of refuse and to keep the refuse area clean. Ensuring the general tidiness of the surrounding land, courtyard and carpark.

oGeneral cleaning of all communal areas on a regular basis e.g. Corridors, offices,

rooms on their departure, and external areas.

To ensure that the site is secure at all times. Ensuring safe access to buildings at all times.

Receiving and the distribution of mail for residents.

Maintain a log of all materials and requisites for your duties and advise the Hall Management as required.

To maintain an up to date diary of all events / incidents on the complex and report to Hall Manager as necessary.

To liaise, give access, and monitor the work of all contractors / operatives / tradespeople to ensure performance is consistent with the appropriate standards laid down by Company and to notify the Hall manager in all cases of non-compliance.

To be familiar with all policies, services and facilities available from Company so as to be able to resolve / answer routine queries on tenancy matters or enquiries from relatives on the scheme.

To at all times adhere to the policies and procedures laid down by Management

Registering of residents and their guests as and when required.

Answering queries both face to face and on the phone.

Allocation and security of all door entry fobs and bedroom keys to residents and appropriate visitors.

Not to allow entry to any unauthorised visitors.

Dealing with inappropriate parking on site and on adjacent property. To monitor the car parks and not to allow access to any unauthorised vehicles.

To inform the manager at any time on any aspect of the Hall that he or she feels may require attention.

Uniform / Protective clothing will be provided which must be worn at all times.

To assist the Hall Management in monthly checks to ensure the flats are being kept clean and tidy and that there are no health and safety or maintenance issues outstanding.

oTo monitor the CCTV system and to report any irregularities immediately to the Hall Management or the appropriate emergency services.

oTo check landlords internal and external light fittings, replacing bulbs and adjusting time clocks as necessary.

To hold keys of vacant properties to facilitate both the access to flats / communal areas in accordance with the Hall Managers requirements.

To hold a master key when on duty, to be used only in cases of emergency.

Maintaining adequate arrangements for security and safety including the inspection of fire fighting equipment and detectors and the enforcement of safety procedures in emergency situations. To inform the Hall management of any equipment that has been tampered with.

The post is full time based on a 40-hour working week. The post holder will be required to work 5 days out of 7 on a 24 hour rotating shift system. This will include weekends and bank holidays.

From time to time the Hall Management may require the post holder to work additional / alternative hours to provide extra cover according to operational demands. Appropriate rates of pay will be given to the post holder for work carried out above the 40 hours.

Ideally you will have combined experience of minor maintenance /caretaking skills

Salary is 21,800 will increase after probation to 23,600