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  • Kingdom Housing Association - Cleaner/Labourer

    Created: 27/09/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Post: Cleaner/Labourer

    Hours: 38 per week 

    Salary: £23,924-£24,988
    Location: Perth and Kinross Office, 5 Fairfield Avenue, Perth, PH1 2TF

    Kingdom Housing Association provides housing and support throughout East Central Scotland, Perth, and its surrounding areas and they have plans for a significant expansion of their housing stock over the next five years. They live by their CARES values of Customer, Accountable, Respect, Efficient, and Supportive. In addition to the core services, related to providing, managing, and maintaining affordable housing, Kingdom aspires to be an employer of choice. They obtained Gold IIYP and Platinum IIYP accreditation (Investment In Young People). They're currently the highest placed Scottish RSL (registered Scottish landlord) on the Best Companies To Work For list.

    About the Role

    • The role involves providing a high quality cleaning and clearance service within all of Kingdom's properties
    • In addition there will be a requirement to carry out some minor multi-trade works such as lock changes, tiling, fencing, and laying loft insulation
    • There may also be opportunities to support with kitchen instals
    • You will work within their extensive team of operatives and will benefit from their knowledge and experience

    About You

    • The team is responsible for the cleaning of Kingdom's change of tenancies including pre- and post- cleaning, wheelie bin emptying/cleaning, and internal and external clearance works
    • You should have previous cleaning and labouring experience with a good knowledge of health and safety, in particular with the use of cleaning products, sharps identification and removal, working at height, decontamination, and working within confined spaces (loft clearance). Several years' experience in a similar environment is desirable
    • Whilst your Depot will be based in Perth, you will be expected to work at and from any other properties operated by Kingdom. Extensive travel will be required for these posts
    • A Van will be provided for the team and therefore a current driving licence is essential
    • You must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach and enthusiasm for your work and should be able to work well on your own or as part of a team
    • You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check

    Benefits

    • Contributory pension scheme (employer contribution of 10%) and option to join the salary exchange pension scheme
    • Generous annual leave entitlement of 37 days (33 days plus four days public holidays). After five years continuous service, you'll receive an additional two days' annual leave, and a further two days after 10 years
    • Access to low-interest car loan scheme (where eligible)
    • Access to the Kingdom Academy offering a range of learning and development opportunities
    • Enhanced family friendly (enhanced maternity, adoption, paternity and shared parental leave) and sick pay entitlements (up to six months full pay)
    • Access to their employee assistance programme providing a free information service and an employee counselling service
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Access to their Employee Benefit Platform providing a large range of discounts across UK retailers, Cycle to Work scheme, travel and leisure staff benefits enabling you to spread the cost of holidays and wellbeing support
    • A variety of flexible and hybrid working arrangements such as flexible working hours, compressed hours, remote working including flexibility around where work is carried out.

    Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, they particularly welcome applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. They will guarantee shortlisting to any applicant who meets that criteria and the essential criteria for the vacancy. If they offer you the role and you are homeless at that point, they will also offer you a tenancy in one of our properties as part of the Naumann Initiative. If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under "Supporting information" on your application form. Scottish Charity No: SC000874

    You can apply on their website, and click on the Vacancies link. 

    For more information please contact [email protected]

    The closing date for applications is Friday 06 October 2023.




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