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


Who are we looking for?

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.

The successful candidate will be asked to provide references and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to their proposed start date.

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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