Post: Void Property Cleaner Salary: £23,924 - £24,988 per annum Hours: 38 per week
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 IiP and Platinum IiYP accreditation. They're currently the highest placed Scottish RSL on the best companies to work for list.
The role involves providing a high quality cleaning and clearance service within all of their void 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.
The team is responsible for the cleaning of the 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. A driving licence is essential for this post.
You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.
Kingdom offer an attractive salary and benefits package:
A 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 their low-interest car loan scheme
(Where eligible) Access to their 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
You will have access to a discounted gym membership
Access to their Employee Benefit Platform providing a large range of discounts across UK retailers, their 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
For more information and to apply for this post please visit their website and click on the Kingdom Housing Association Vacancies link. They will provide further information on the format of the interview to all those invited.
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 their 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.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 10 December 2023.