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Cleaner (Voids / Empty properties)
  • Employer: Hightown Housing Association
  • Reference: HHA/20/135204
  • Published: Thu 08/10/2020, 12:15 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 22/10/2020, 12:16 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £10.42 per hour / £21,237pa
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4XH, Hemel Hempstead

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Cleaner (Voids / Empty properties)

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About the Role

This is a great opportunity to join a new in-house Voids team, working on Hightown`s growing number of properties.

The primary function of the role will be to work alongside multi-trade operatives to ensure that all recently vacated properties (voids) are cleared of items and cleaned to a lettable standard as quickly as possible.

You will also be responsible for carrying out minor works in the properties and caretaking across Hightowns estates as required.

The role is predominantly cleaning empty properties, which will include toilets and bodily fluids and you will be provided with full protective safety clothing.

Who we`re looking for

To apply for this role you will need to have the following:

  • Knowledge or qualifications in a relevant sector, for example in building construction or experience of working within public sector housing, advantageous but not essential
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and cope with the demands of a physically demanding role
  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding
  • A good general knowledge of IT, particularly Microsoft office packages
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills
  • A Full UK driver`s license and access to your own transport.

The Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a considerable benefits package. This includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, plus statutory bank holidays, rising with service
  • £21,675pa for a 40 hour a week contract and bonuses available on top of your basic salary
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage
  • Free on-site gym

About Us

Hightown Housing Association Limited is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire providing a wide range of housing and support services for families and single people including people with special needs.

Hightown currently manages over 6,000 homes and employs over 1000 staff. The housing association has an annual turnover of £84 million and a development programme that will deliver around 400 new affordable homes each year.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please click the link below and complete an online application form.

Please click below for a copy of the job description.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd October 2020

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