Part Time – Maintenance Worker (Permanent Role)
Salary: £15 per hour (£11,700 pa) Plus Pension Contributions.
Hours: 15 Hours per week - Monday to Friday (Flexible)
Holidays : 84 hours per year paid leave( including bank holidays)
Line Manager: The Clerk
Equipment : Work mobile phone. All equipment required is stored at each site.
Rest Facilities : Toilet facilities and a place to each lunch etc are available on both sites.
An enhanced DBS will be required before starting work.
- You will be introduced to all residents at the start of your employment.
- Joint visit with the Clerk.
- Online course: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
- PAT Testing Course
The role requires visiting each property at least twice a year to carry out the landlord’s checks and minor general maintenance works. A log sheet detailing checks is provided. Examples include testing smoke detectors and emergency lighting, reporting electrical, plumbing, or other concerns and completing small maintenance tasks such as tightening door handles and cleaning extractor fans. Periodic PAT testing on electrical items is required for which full training will be provided.
If you wish to apply for this role, please complete the application form and return it with a letter explaining why you would like this role. The application form and letter can be posted or emailed. Applications must be received by 5 pm Sunday 27th June to be considered.
16 Landmead Road, Cheshunt, Herts, EN8 9HP
Person Specification: A friendly, cheerful, and caring personality who can work independently and proactively.
Experience : Basic DIY skills.
- Visit each property at least twice a year to complete the landlords checks as per the log sheet.
- Carry out small maintenance tasks such as tightening door handles, cleaning extractor fans.
- Record clearly on the log sheet the findings from the checks and any action taken.
- Report any significant concerns to the Clerk as soon as practical.
- Meet the Clerk on site briefly once a week to hand over completed logs, discuss and view, if required, any matters of concern.
The board currently consists of seven trustees. They are looking to recruit an additional community trustee. The charity is a member of the Almshouse Association who provide a significant body of help and training. The Beaumont Charity is one of the largest almshouse charities in the country. Given the importance of increasing the availability and quality of affordable accommodation, this is an exciting time to be part of the almshouse movement.
Being a Trustee of The Beaumont Charity would be of value to anyone who is interested in the provision of affordable housing or the care and welfare of the elderly.
Board of Trustee Responsibilities
The board meets at least four times a year and is supported by a clerk. Detailed below are the 4 areas of responsibility of a trustee.
- The Charity's Scheme and Vision.
- Compliance with legal duties as a landlord and a charity.
- Policies and Procedures.
- Risk Management.
- Long term planning - the financial viability of the charity.
- Setting the weekly contribution figure.
- Setting the annual budget.
- Managing assets and resources of the charity to get the best outcome.
- Landlord Responsibilities.
- Cyclical Maintenance Programme.
- Decoration and Refurbishment Programme.
- Drawing up specifications & tendering contracts.
- Staff recruitment, welfare, and contracts.
- Recruitment and training of trustees.
- Resident welfare and next of kin support.
- Social support provision available to residents.
Please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you would like to be considered for the role.
If you require any further information please use the contact form below or telephone on 07952 144899.