Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Estate Maintenance Operative

Service Care Solutions have an exciting vacancy for an Estate Maintenance Operative to join our client on a Temporary contract in the Kettering area.

In the role of Estate Maintenance Operative, your key responsibilities will be to provide a comprehensive and professional service through maintenance in line with company standards and contractual obligations while also providing an effective onsite presence.

Principle duties will include but not be limited to;




  • To provide a comprehensive and professional repairs and maintenance services


  • To provide onsite repairs and maintenance services in accordance with relevant health & safety policies, regulations and legislations


  • Conduct building inspections


  • Comply with vetting and contractor management procedures when instructing external contractors to complete repairs and maintenance works


  • Maximise site occupancy by ensuring the void repairs/maintenance schedule is completed within target including any fixtures and fittings associated work.


  • Provide high quality handyperson duties through minor repair works i.e.

    painting, filling holes/cracks


  • Ensure all windows and shutters are operational and repairing/reporting where necessary


  • Maintain onsite facilities by repairing/replacing washers, taps, tiles, ball valves, WC seats, fuses, light bulbs, handles, locks and sealing around baths/sinks/showers.


  • Ensure all areas are clear of potential hazards including those attributable to seasonal changes including external footpaths.


  • Keep clear air-bricks, gullies and low level guttering from blockages.


  • Keep communal areas clear of any obstructions particularly fire evacuation routes and exits.



  • Ensure the building is clear of graffiti, litter and damage.


  • Keeping maintenance reporting system software up to date


  • Working with residents and partners to ensure they are kept updated with repairs and refurbishment work


  • Work with management to ensure the building is maintened from a cleanliness and security aspect




We are seeking a candidate who has previous experience in a similar role as a Property Officer, Building Officer, Facilities Officer or within Caretaking.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate or have experience of the below;




  • Knowledge of equality and diversity good practice


  • Knowledge of student services including best practice, the regulatory framework and relevant legislation within which Registered Providers operate


  • Knowledge of fire, health and safety regulations in a residential setting


  • Knowledge of basic carpentry, plumbing, tiling and electrical industry standards


  • Knowledge of the ANUK framework for landlords managing accommodation


  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Building Maintenance Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment Operations (Construction)


  • Knowledge of IT systems used such as HOTEC, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Orchard, etc.




For more information on this role and to apply, contact Prakash today by emailing prakash.panchani@servicecare.org.uk or call 01772 208967.