Maintenance Operative - West Midlands
|Job Title:||Maintenance Operative - West Midlands|
|Job Published:||February 25, 2021 11:54|
We have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Officer to work in our Asylum Accommodation and Support Services Contract. AASC offers a range of improvements, with particular focus on assisting individuals through the asylum system. They will ensure that vulnerable asylum seekers have access to the support they need and set clear requirements on the standard and condition of accommodation.
The primary function of this role will be to provide building maintenance services to properties within the Midlands & East of England to include fault fixes, cosmetic repairs and garden maintenance. You will be responsible for carrying out both planned and reactive maintenance tasks assigned within this region whilst working closely and collaboratively with other maintenance, field operation staff and housing staff and you will also support the work of sub-contractors, where required. You will provide specialist trade services and technical advice to support the maintenance teams and liaise with other members of the field operations team to support priorities ensuring all documentation relating to materials is kept in order and that all waste is removed from properties.
You will ensure all accommodation is safe and habitable and in accordance with the Decent Homes Standard and ensuring that there are no hazards to users of the property and check all relevant property reports before undertaking works in the properties, e.g. asbestos, potentially dangerous persons, structural reports.
A valid UK driver's licence is essential in order to provide a fully compliant service as there may be a requirement to be on-call outside of normal working hours with the ability to travel within the regions and occasionally within the UK.
What you need to do the job
Due to the nature of the role Security clearance at Counter Terrorism Check level and Criminal Record Bureau checks are required (all offers of employment are subject to security clearance checks and approval by the Home Office).
This is a role in which requires excellent organisational and interpersonal skills due to the variety of accountabilities which also include the following:
Possession of relevant trade qualifications.
Understanding of buildings maintenance.
Meaningful and Vital work: Providing essential building maintenance services to those in need and really making a difference to their life
Great People: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly supportive and experienced people who will support and motivate you to develop and enjoy the work that you do.
A World of Opportunity: Working as part of one of Serco's largest contracts you will have all of the resources and tools needed to carry out your work and to learn and develop new and existing skills.
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