Maintenance Assistant, Full-time – Permanent

Campus Living Villages

Full Time 40 hours (5 days out of 7 on a rota basis)

Salary Circa: £21,000

Benefits and Package:

  • 25 Days Holidays Plus Bank Holidays
  • Childcare Voucher
  • Bike 2 Work
  • BUPA
  • Seasonal Ticket Loan
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance

We are looking for a Maintenance Assistant for our Bournemouth Student Village. This role will involve providing quality & cost-effective maintenance & care-taking which do not require the immediate attention of a trades-person.

What does the role involve?

  • Perform Planned and Preventative Maintenance work as directed and required
  • 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 small painting and decorating tasks
  • Any other repair work that does not require a qualified tradesperson
  • Keep accurate and timely maintenance records according to procedure

Caretaking services

  • 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
  • Transport furniture and equipment to and from rooms
  • Assist in re-equipping the flats with small items such as shower curtains, toilet brushes etc.
  • Provide assistance to residents and staff who are locked-out of rooms or buildings as requested
  • Clear weeds and litter pick the external grounds.
  • Clean external grounds and car parks as requested.
  • Assist with internal cleaning if required.

What do you need to know about Health and Safety?

  • Act as a member of the Fire Evacuation team
  • Complete regular Health and Safety checks and rectify problems as required
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of Health and Safety checks
  • Undertake Job Risk Assessments relating to role activities

What do you need to have?

  • 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
  • Full UK Drivers Licence (Essential)
  • The successful applicant will undergo an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.


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

CLV Core Values

CLV’s goal is to CREATE a culture that we all enjoy working within by following the below values. It is expected for all CLV 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 don’t manipulate, demean or mistreat people.

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

Accountability: Work hard, work smart and don’t 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, CLV expects a high level of professional behaviour in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

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