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About The Role
At Saha, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.
The Caretaker will undertake a wide range of duties and responsibilities connected with the fabric and grounds of the scheme to create a safe, compliant and high standard of living.  Principally, this consists of low-level maintenance duties, decorating, repairs, gardening and cleaning.  Ensuring a safe environment to reside enables Saha residents to transform their lives and enable independent living.
What you will be doing: 

  • Ensuring that the internal cleanliness of all the communal areas and office facilities are kept to the required specification, including organising the cleaning programme, equipment and supplies.
  • Maintaining the property to a high standard, making sure it is kept in good repair, which will include undertaking low level maintenance duties as set out in the caretaker/handy person’s task sheet, in accordance to the associations policies and procedures.
  • Responding promptly to all repair requests and to actively seek out works required in and around the building.
  • Being responsible for the collection and delivery of items to and from the scheme as required including repair materials, food donations, clothing, furniture, stationary and cleaning materials etc
  • Ensuring that the exterior area of the building is maintained to the required specification including the long term management and maintenance of planting, lawned areas and paths etc. 

About The Candidate
What we’re looking for in our Caretaker:
  • Experience of undertaking cleaning / gardening duties
  • Experience of carrying out low level maintenance duties to a high standard
  • Proactive approach to assessing maintenance needs.
  • Understanding of Health and safety issues as they relate to Buildings and maintenance.
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a can do, professional attitude and the drive to make a real difference
  • Great verbal, written and influencing skills with high attention to detail
The benefits on offer
In return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.

These include:
  • £100 when you start work, plus £250 at 6 months’ service and another £250 at 12 months’ service (for permanent staff)
  • 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • A High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)
  • Pension with life assurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance
  • Loans available for financial emergencies
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • A full Induction package and training relevant to the role
  • Long service awards from 2.5 years
  • Support to learn and develop your career

About The Company
A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness. 
Saha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.
As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination. 
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible