Maintenance Assistant

Campus Living Villages, UK

We are recruiting for a full time Maintenance Assistant to join our small and friendly team in our Goldsmiths student Village in London, SE14 6PB

The purpose of the role is to provide quality and cost-effective maintenance and caretaking services which do not require the immediate attention of a tradesperson. This may include to:

  • Perform reactive joinery maintenance such as lock repairs, door hanging, hinge replacement, fixing noticeboards
  • Perform reactive plumbing maintenance such as tap washers, toilet seat replacement, tightening leaking joints
  • Perform minor electrical maintenance that does not involve wiring, such as changing lamps, replacing fuses and resetting of MCBs or RCDs (where trained)
  • Perform painting and decorating tasks
  • Perform regular inspections of resident apartments and complete inspection checklist
  • Be the first point of contact for staff and students with problems regarding access to buildings and problems with equipment
  • Clean external grounds and car parks as requested.
  • Assist with internal cleaning if required.
  • Be available for on-call services outside of normal working hours as directed by the Facilities Manager

To be successful you will need to have:

  • Basic maintenance skills in a variety of disciplines
  • Familiarity with Fire and Health and Safety procedures (Essential)
  • Ability to use relevant tools and equipment (Essential)

Working hours: 40 hrs a week, 5 out of 7 days between 8.00am and 8.00pm


  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave incl. plus bank holidays increasing with service
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Bupa Cash Plan Membership
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to stating position reference number 2020-08.

We look forward to receiving your application

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