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Accommodation Facilities Technician

Accommodation Services

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £20,130 per annum
These posts are full time and permanent. Part-time hours can be considered.
Closing Date:   Friday 21 May 2021
Reference:  SAS047D

We are looking to appoint a team of Accommodation Technicians (Property Maintenance / Facility Handyperson) due to large growth in directly controlled student accommodation.

The post-holders will assist with the provision minor maintenance works: including general maintenance, decorating, compliance, grounds maintenance and similar. Additionally the role holders will assist the Accommodation Officer in preparing premises for occupation as required. The role will involve fire alarm response duties delivering a mobile response service, manual handling and working at heights. The role will at times require moving between accommodation sites in a team van, for which a full driving licence is required. This post will require flexible hours to accommodate regular over-night and weekend working, typically but not exclusively 3 to 5 days a week from 7. Part time hours can also be considered. Please state your preference on working hours/days on the application.

You will have worked in a range of maintenance environments with; comparative technical experience, such as property / facility maintenance, literacy and numeracy skills gained from general education or equivalent experience necessary to undertake the full range of maintenance duties, effective administration skills to be competent in a range of IT software (eg Microsoft word, excel and outlook or equivalent) and the ability to be able to follow procedures with minimal supervision.

You must demonstrate a genuine commitment towards continual service improvement, ideally focused around the customer experience to enhance the ‘student experience’. You will be an effective team member, with an enthusiastic and flexible approach and have the ability to work under pressure to tight timescales.

To apply, you will need to register for an account, submit some basic details, upload your CV and answer one shortlisting question. Shortlisting is taking place throughout the advertising period, and we will be inviting shortlisted candidates to interview as applications are received.

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We are an equal opportunities employer, celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of background or experience.

Please note: From 01 January 2021, if you are not a British or Irish citizen you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa, however, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please refer to UK Visas and Immigration for further information, and to consider your eligibility requirements to work in the UK prior to your application.