Estates Services Supervisor

Job Ref: HR636

Location: Walthamstow, East London

Type of Contract: Permanent, full-time

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Shift Pattern: Work on a rota system which includes early mornings, weekends and bank holidays

Salary: £25,500.00 per annum

Our Estates Department is looking for an Estates Services Supervisor, to support the Estates Manager in ensuring that the building, facilities and grounds of YMCA East London are kept in good order through a schedule of planned works and timely remedial maintenance, repairs and specific improvement projects.

About the job:

Your main duties will include the following:

  • Carrying out daily health & safety checks and weekly tests of fire alarms and emergency lighting in all properties
  • Maintaining all external areas’ cleanliness and general tidiness
  • Cleaning all flat roofs and roof drains and assisting with the cleaning of guttering to buildings
  • Recording all housing related repairs as completed on the Association’s housing management IT system PYRAMID
  • Undertaking repairs reported by service users and arranging repairs with contractors with prior approval of the line manager
  • Assisting with the ordering and taking of delivers of materials
  • Managing and supervising the day to day work of the Estates Service Officers ensuring the highest standards and productivity is maintained

About you:

To apply for this post, you must meet the following criteria:

  • At least one relevant trade qualification (e.g. plumbing, electric, carpentry, multi-skilled City & Guilds, etc.)
  • Knowledge of general building maintenance, electricity including electrical safety and plumbing systems (hot and cold)
  • At least 3 years’ experience of general building repairs & maintenance
  • Experience in painting and decorating, plumbing and electrical repairs and installation of electrical appliances
  • Experience of supervising and managing staff

What we offer you:

  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Opportunities for training & personal development
  • State-of-the-art leisure and fitness facilities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you have the skills we are seeking and would like to be part of a growing, dynamic and forward-thinking organisation, we want to hear from you.

In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview. YMCA East London recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and we therefore welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community.

Further information:

How to apply:

Please send your application form quoting the reference number HR636 and job title to jobs@ymcaeastlondon.org.uk

Alternatively, you can send your application form to the following address:

HR Department

YMCA East London

642 Forest Road


E17 3EF

If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date of this position, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing date for applications: midnight on Monday, 9th January 2016

Interviews to be held: Week of 16th January 2016

YMCA East London is an equal opportunities employer.   Reg Charity No: 803442