Job Title: Maintenance Technician (Estate Service Officer)
Location: YMCA Walthamstow
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Hours of Work: 40 hours Per week
Salary: £21,840.00 per annum
Closing Date: 1 June 2018
It is an exciting time to join YMCA St Paul’s group. The YMCA London South West, East London and Slough have recently merged their businesses and a further merger with West London YMCA is planned to complete in April 2018. This new organisation will have a growing presence across London and Slough.
We support vulnerable and homeless young people by providing hostel accommodation, pastoral care and community activities, as well as supported living and affordable move-on housing. We have recently been in the news after the successful innovative development of the Y Cube, a low cost modular home solution. We aim to provide a safe and secure environment where people are respected, heard and valued.
But that’s not all we do. We support children, providing daily activities such as soft play, breakfast clubs, afterschool clubs and holiday play schemes. Our health and wellbeing centres offer people the opportunity to nurture their mind, body and spirit with gyms, group fitness classes and counselling, and we train local volunteers to work with our dedicated staff, as we fully believe in the positive benefits of community participation.
We’re affiliated to YMCA England, our national body,share its passion to stand up for young people, to speak out on national issues that affect their lives and help them to find confidence in their own voice. In East London, the Association has over 300 units of accommodation, operates a gym with 1000+ members, runs classes and community health and well being services, delivers youth activities, 11 after-school clubs, 5 breakfast clubs, children’s birthday parties and a crèche – and we are continuously looking to expand those services in East London.
During these exciting times we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Maintenance Technician (Estate Service Officer) Ensure a clean, safe and welcoming environment for residents, members, service users and visitors to the Center. To provide a repair and maintenance service in order to keep the various buildings and grounds to the highest standard for the residents, members, users and staff, whilst minimising the need for external contractors. This role is subject to safeguarding checks including a DBS check in line with YMCA St Paul’s Group procedures.
YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.
For a full job description and an application pack, please visit our website at: http://www.ymcalsw.org/category/job-opportunities/
The closing date for completed applications is 1 June 2018
Charity No: 1041923