Family Mosaic has an exciting opportunity for a self motivated and enthusiastic person to join their Housing team as a Caretaker at 3 site locations across Colchester. You will be on a full time permanent basis working 37.5 hours per week and be offered a competitive salary of £17,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Family Mosaic, part of the Peabody Group provide a wide range of specialist housing and care and support services to around 8,000 people in London, Essex and the South East.
We are a not for profit business; reinvesting all our surplus into our housing stock and use our financial strength to deliver a large housebuilding programme of up to 1,000 new homes a year – rented, shared ownership, and homes for sale.
About the Caretaker role
The successful Caretaker will be expected to ensure that the estates/properties are maintained to a high standard.
You will undertake responsive repairs to accommodation and communal areas, minor void works and some cleaning to external and internal areas ensuring that Family Mosaic schemes are safe and tidy and comply with Health and Safety requirements, reporting and following up any concerns as necessary. As part of this role as our Caretaker you will need to access three sites across Colchester therefore you will need a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle, travel between these sites will be paid at the rate of 44p per mile.
Benefits of working for us as the Caretaker
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays per annum
- Pension scheme
Are you adaptable, cheerful and able to carry out manual tasks? Do you also have a practical ability and willingness to learn and be able to do minor repair maintenance work? Are you able to liaise effectively and sensitively with tenants and act calmly in all situations and be flexible? Would you be willing to be trained and instructed in the maintenance of lighting, heating, water, lifts used throughout properties on the Association’s estates? If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you.
If you feel you are the right candidate for our role as Caretaker please click ‘apply’ now!