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Salary: 
31600
Location: 
Edinburgh
notice: This position is now closed to applications.

Maintenance Officers

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Viewpoint is uniquely placed, making a positive difference to the lives of older people since 1947. Providing a continuum of care and support as well as accommodation for older people, their services range from mainstream and sheltered housing through to end of life care home settings. Viewpoint have an ambitious vision to create joy in later years with a passion to ensure people enjoy their later years and give rein to their ambitions, appetite to learn and sense of fun.

We are currently recruiting two Maintenance Officers to join the team at Viewpoint and work with the Senior Maintenance Officer. The first position will be a permanent role and will primarily involved assisting the Senior Maintenance Officer in ensuring that the agreed standard of service delivery on day-to-day reactive maintenance and planned and cyclical maintenance is applied throughout the Association’s properties. You will be responsible for ensuring that contractors maintain the necessary standards and ensuring all work complies with best practice. Effective communication is essential and you should have some experience in a similar role within the social housing industry. We are offering the second position on a 12 month fixed term basis, with a view to the individual being responsible for the management and administration of the Association’s compliance performance framework and planned programme works.

The successful candidate for both roles will benefit from being qualified to HNC/SVQ Level 3 in construction or a related discipline, though this is not essential. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and sound knowledge of all relevant legislation and good practice including health and safety, in addition to a flexible working approach. A current clean driving license is also required.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Ray Williamson on 0141 212 7555. To apply please complete the short form below and submit your CV and covering letter. You will receive an acknowledgment email within 2 hours of submitting your application; if you do not receive this please contact Lauren Neil on 0141 212 7555 to ensure it has been received.

Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 12th July 2017

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