The Role: Caretaking Supervisor
Starting salary: £25,190 per annum
Persona: Mobile / Field based
Contract Type: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022
Location: Based in our North Neighbourhood within our West Region
This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in helping to maintain high quality standards to our residents. As a Caretaking Supervisor you will be responsible for providing an effective and responsive caretaking service to the residents by ensuring that the overall appearance, cleanliness and security of the area is maintained to a high standard.
In addition to supervising the caretaking staff you will monitor the grounds maintenance contractors, undertake routine cleaning, grounds maintenance, and health & safety checks. You will also carry out minor repairs and attend resident meetings. You will be required to liaise with internal departments and provide cover for caretakers as and when required.
Previous experience including management of frontline staff is essential. Essential qualities will be excellent communication and IT skills and the ability to relate to people of all ages. You will need to be able to work on your own initiative in a flexible manner. You will also assist staff with enforcement of tenancy conditions.
This post requires a car driver / owner, so a full driving licence is essential
For this post the successful candidate will need to apply for or be in possession of a Basic Disclosure Barring Service certificate (DBS) to enable them to work within the team. Please note that this will be applied for by L&Q on behalf of the successful candidate. For further information about the Disclosure Barring Service please visit www.homeoffice.gov.uk
Closing date for applications: Monday 27th September 2021
Interviews to be held via teams: On a date to be confirmed
COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.
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Access to a full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday per year, annual bonus subject to business and individual performance, excellent Pension scheme and real investment in your personal & career development. Other benefits include an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.
We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.
We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.
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L&Q is one of the UK’s leading housing associations in the UK, with 97,000 homes which hold an asset value in excess of £23bn. The organisation has the largest and most ambitious residential development programme in the sector, with plans to deliver 100,000 new homes over the next 10 years. From partnerships with small housing associations and SMEs to the creation of whole new towns, this is a truly unique opportunity.
Our vision is that everyone should have a quality home they can afford, and we combine our social purpose and commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods we can be proud of.