Maintenance Assistant, Full-time – Fixed Term (12 months)

Campus Living Villages

What’s on offer?

These include but are not limited to:

  • Temporary position (12 months)
  • Salary Circa: £24,500
  • 40 hours per week average (5 out or 7 days, occasional weekend work)
  • 25 days holidays, 8 bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • Bike2Work Scheme
  • Seasonal Ticket Loan
  • Childcare Voucher
  • BUPA Membership
  • Life Assurance
  • 2 paid voluntary days a year
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme


We are currently looking for a Maintenance Assistant to join our team at Campus Living Villages: McMillan Student Village in London. As a successful candidate, you will be reporting to the Regional/Assistant Regional Maintenance Managers and will work closely with our village staff and Managers across our Villages. You will provide quality and cost-effective maintenance and care taking services which do not require the immediate attention of a trades person.


Please note that the successful candidate will undergo and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

What will you be doing?

  • Perform planned and preventative maintenance work as directed and required, which may include but are not limited to; reactive joinery, reactive plumbing maintenance, minor electrical maintenance that does not involve wiring, small painting and decorating tasks and any other repair work that does not require a qualified tradesperson.
  • Perform regular inspections of resident apartments.
  • Be the first point of contact for staff and students with problems regarding access to building and problems with equipment.
  • Transport furniture and equipment and assist in re-equipping accommodation with small items.
  • Clear waste materials to the centralized bins.
  • Ad-hoc maintenance of external grounds and car parks.
  • Act as a member of the Fire Evacuation team.
  • Complete Health and Safety checks and undertake Job Risk Assessments relating to role activities and rectify problems as required.
  • Keep accurate and timely inspection, health and safety and maintenance records according to procedure.
  • Be available for on-call services outside of normal working hours as directed by the Regional/Assistant Regional Maintenance managers.
  • Provide Support and technical assistant to the Village Manager, Regional and Assistant Regional Managers.

Technical skills required:

  • Basic maintenance skills in a variety of disciplines (Essential)
  • Familiarity with Fire and Health and Safety procedures (Essential)
  • Ability to use relevant tools and equipment (Essential)
  • Knowledge and experience of cleaning methods and systems (Desirable)
  • ICT skills in operating computer based systems e.g. entering data and retrieving information


Qualifications and experience required:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Building Maintenance or related discipline (Desirable)
  • Basic First Aid


Campus Living Villages – Core Values

Our goal is to CREATE a culture that we all enjoy working within by following the below values. It is expected for all Campus Living Villages employees to demonstrate the values listed below on a day-to-day basis:

Community: Be part of the ONE team and pursue the team goal.

Respect: Be tolerant and accepting of colleagues and customers and do not manipulate, demean or mistreat people.

Equality: Endeavour to treat everyone the same, regardless of their role.

Accountability: Work hard, work smart and do not blame others.

Trust: Be forthright, candid and deliver on your promises.

Enthusiasm: Be passionate in what you do and give 100%.

In addition to the Core Values listed above, Campus Living Villages expects a high level of professional behaviour in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

To apply, send your CV and Cover letter/Portfolio to stating the position and location you are applying for.

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