Location
Liverpool
Department
Housing Services
Advertising Salary
£23,400 per annum plus benefits
Full Time Equivalent Hours Per Week
37.5
Careers Site Advertising End Date
30 Jul 2024

About The Role

Excellent opportunity as a Maintenance Worker to help make sure that our residential building, furniture and equipment is kept in good condition principally through planned maintenance and day to day repairs, including cleaning, decoration and plumbing.
 

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
  • 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

At Salvation Army Homes we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement for people who have been homeless.

The Maintenance Worker will help ensure that all internal and external aspects of the scheme, including the fabric of the building, its furnishings and equipment are clean and well maintained to a high standard and will:

  • Detail and work with a planned maintenance programme
  • Identify and act on any repairs that are required
  • Ensure the completion of repairs and maintenance activity personally or via contractors
  • Collect and deliver items locally, including repair materials and furniture
Please note that this vacancy is known internally as Maintenance Worker

About You

You will instinctively work in a manner that aligns fully with Salvation Army Homes delivery values and behaviours, demonstrating energy and passion, along with a positive, can do attitude in your daily contribution as a Maintenance Worker to transforming lives.

You will be confident and be able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people. We need you to be able to:

  • Have empathy with our client group
  • Successfully complete a variety of low level repair and maintenance activities both internally and externally
  • Safely use equipment that is supplied for repairs
  • Have good diagnostic skills
  • Manage a varied workload and show good time management skills

About Us

A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Salvation Army Homes 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. 
Salvation Army Homes 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, Salvation Army Homes 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 Salvation Army Homes 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

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