Maintenance Assistant – seasonal contract

We are seeking a Maintenance Assistant to join our Maintenance team over the busy summer period. The role will involve delivering a high quality maintenance service for our portfolio of rental and private properties, including jobs such as hot tub testing, window cleaning and deck washing.
Location Silverlake - Dorset
Reporting to Maintenance Manager
Salary from £10.82 to £11.44 per hour, depending on age
Hours This role to cover the summer period, starting as soon as possible on an approx. 6 month contract.

This is a zero-hour contract, so hours are flexible, however hours will likely be working between 9am - 4pm on 5 days over 7, subject to change, with weekend working required.

What can we offer you?

  • NHS Top Up Scheme (for example money off dentists, prescriptions, hospital parking)
  • Discounted shopping and benefits platform including a cycle-to-work scheme
  • Access to the lake and free equipment hire for the family
  • Free access to gym and swimming pools *when available
  • Discounted spa sessions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mental health and wellbeing programme
  • Reward and recognition schemes

What you’ll be doing:

  • Undertaking minor operational maintenance jobs, including hot tub tests, window and deck cleaning and changing light bulbs
  • Undertaking fire alarm checks in all properties
  • Checking property equipment and reporting any faults
  • Ensuring all daily, weekly and monthly safety checks are undertaken and recorded appropriately

We’d love you to have:

  • Previous maintenance experience (although this is not essential!)
  • A keen eye for detail and presentation
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Habitat First Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of background, to bring their unique perspectives and ideas to our team. If you’re interested but not sure if you have the right skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

We are happy to talk through any reasonable adjustments you may require during the recruitment process and beyond.

If you would like to apply for the role without a CV, please contact us on 01285 863 289 and we will be happy to discuss alternative options.

You must have the right to work in the UK and will be required to provide evidence of this.

A DBS is required for all roles.

A driving licence and access to a car is recommended before applying, as our Estates are not walkable from public transport links.

Habitat First Group is committed to being a Disability Confident employer.