Caretaker

Location
Bedford
Salary
£18000 - £23760 per annum
Posted
06 Nov 2017
Closes
04 Dec 2017
Ref
00075437
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Full Time Permanent Position
Caretaker
Salary £18,000 - £23,760

A major housing association operating between Oxford and Cambridge, based in Bedford. They are a leading provider and developer of affordable homes - for rent, sheltered, residential care and shared ownership. They own around 18,000 homes, employ 350 people, and have an annual turnover in excess of GBP 100 million.

They are looking for a responsible and practical person to provide an efficient and responsive caretaking service for their residents, working in housing stock in and around Bedford and ensuring that a good standard of cleanliness is established and maintained.

The position is to cover all sites as and when required and a mileage allowance of 45p will be paid for any work related miles. Also on occasions a van will be provided.

Duties include heavy-duty cleaning in communal areas of their high and low rise blocks, carrying out general basic maintenance tasks and following their security and health and safety procedures.

Caretakers are in daily contact with residents and visitors and you will therefore need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and an understanding of their customers varied needs.

Do you enjoy working with people and take a pride in your work? If so they would like to hear from you.

Benefits

- Generous annual leave starting at 28 days, rising to 33 days after five years, plus an allowance for public holidays
- Free private medical insurance
- Contributory salary sacrifice pension scheme, up to a maximum of 10% of your salary
- Discretionary annual employee incentive scheme
- Free life assurance cover
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Access to a confidential employee assistance programme
- Discounted gym membership

Previous cleaning experience is essential.

Closing date: Midnight Wednesday 29 November 2017. Interviews are planned for Tuesday 5 December 2017

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