Maintenance Assistant, Permanent

  • *Full Time
  • Salford
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

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

Salary: £18,000


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

Who are we?

Campus Living Villages (CLV) is a global provider of student accommodation, with over 44,000 beds owned, managed or under development across the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States, and New Zealand. CLV has an extensive track record for creating quality, purpose-built facilities and managing exciting student communities around the globe.

Due to expansion we are looking for a Maintenance Assistant for our Peel Park student village. This role will involve providing quality & cost-effective maintenance & care-taking which do not require the immediate attention of a tradesperson.

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)


  • 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%.

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