Facilities Assistant (12 month FTC) - Bristol
A Facilities Assistant is required to join our team in Bristol on a 12 month fixed term contract.
This is a full time role working 5 days out of 7 (with some weekends required) from 9:30 - 17:30.
Experience of painting and decorating would be useful for this position, and a driving license is required.
WHAT THE FACILITIES ASSISTANT JOB INVOLVES:
The Facilities Assistant role is a varied and challenging one where no one day is the same. As a Facilities Assistant, working within a friendly and supportive team you will be playing a vital role in ensuring that our students have a great experience.
Covering a number of our properties, you will be responsible for:
-Completing visual property inspections and reporting identified work
-Property ground maintenance, including litter picking and maintenance of recycling and bin areas
-Undertaking general cleaning duties
-Maintaining effective stock control processes
-Ensuring efficient and cost effective use of all stocks
-Ensuring all work is completed within the required standards and KPI targets
-Assisting customers with queries or issues
-Supporting with customer sales enquiries
WHAT WE LOOK FOR IN YOU:
Although you may not have worked in the accommodation industry before, what is really important to us is that you:
-Have experience in a customer facing role
-Have developed an understanding of Health and Safety legislation
-Possess a full UK driving licence
-Are a first class team player who demonstrates a positive and collegiate attitude
-Can work flexible hours (including some weekends), taking part in the on call rota
-Thrive on understanding, empathising and delivering against customer needs
-Possess strong communication skills and can build relationships effectively
-Are computer literate (training will be provided for the use of our PDA system)
-Are able to work at a fast pace, whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy
-Are self-motivated and able to work on your initiative
ABOUT UNITE STUDENTS:
Unite Students is the UK`s leading manager and developer of student accommodation. We provide a home for over 46,000 students in 133 purpose built properties across 28 of the UK`s strongest university towns and cities. We have over 1,000 employees and work in partnership with more than 60 higher education providers, as well as renting rooms directly to students.
Founded in 1991, Unite Students is a FTSE 250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange; we also operate the Unite Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) for institutional investors. The Group`s charitable trust, the Unite Foundation provides free student accommodation and a generous annual scholarship to around 125 young people in the UK who aspire to a degree but face the most challenging circumstances.
We`re proud to be an award winning employer having achieved the Investors in People Silver Award and the accolade of being one of the top 100 employers to work for. For more information about us, please visit our website.
Unite Students is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people of all ages, ethnicities, religions or sexual orientations. We`re only interested in your talent, your potential and your personality and in offering you an environment where all three can develop and grow - regardless of your background. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.