Maintenance Assistant

Leicester YMCA
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Assistant

Based at: The Y - Leicester
Hours of work: 40 hours per week: 5 Day working Week (includes 1 hour paid meal break)
Contract: Permanent, Full time

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant, the post of Maintenance Assistant is a post created to assist the Property and Maintenance Manager with the ever growing number of The Y’s property portfolio. This challenging post will require a hands-on confident person to work within this fast moving department.

The ideal candidate would be someone who is a time served skilled tradesman although this is not essential, with an all-round maintenance knowledge and background of working in fast moving environment.

The Y has been a part of the Leicester community serving vulnerable people for over 100 years, our mission is to be the leading provider of supported accommodation for young adults within the East Midlands, supporting and enriching their lives by engaging them in education, employment, training, health services arts and sports.

If you feel you have the approach, skills and knowledge to become part of this forward thinking charitable organisation and feel you can make a difference, we want to hear from you.

What you need to succeed as Maintenance Assistant:
- A valid driving licence ( and use of a car for occasional travel between sites)
- Own hand tools
- Ability to use a computer
- Ideally a construction trade qualification
- Hands on experience with property maintenance
- Ability to communicate at all levels
- Able to work to deadlines and achieve results/targets
- Some experience of managing workloads.

The Y at Leicester is serious about safeguarding; this role will be subject to a DBS Check

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