Location: 5 Pancras Square
Salary: £36,630 - £42,490
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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Join Camden’s new estates management service
We are looking for talented people to join our new estates management service which launches in 2020. A local team to support residents and keep their homes clean and safe, this new service will play an important part in our communities and has been shaped by the people who call our council houses home.
Estates management is hugely important to the council and residents. The newly launched service will include highly trained caretakers who will be focused on providing a more local service and keeping our residents safe.
Recruitment open morning
9:00 - 12:00, 27 January 2020, 5 Pancras Square
Come along and hear about the amazing job opportunities in the new Estate Management service. Book your place by clicking HERE
Camden’s Estate Management Service is changing the way in which it delivers caretaking services. Our new Safer Housing Caretaking Team Lead will ensure that our new Safer Housing Caretakers, react to caretaking requests, and get to where they need to be quickly and safely. Alongside their fixed caretaking colleagues, Safer Housing Caretakers will provide a flexible caretaking role, responding to the day to day challenges as they arise: keeping our estates clean and safe for our residents. The Team Lead is a highly important role leading our new Safer Housing Caretakers and innovating flexible caretaking responses; including the development of project work right across the Council’s housing estates.
With experience supervising small teams and an aptitude to working in a changing environment, you will supervise five mobile caretaking staff on a day to day basis and also support senior management in delivering our residents’ vision of their estates as a high quality place to live, supported by a high quality caretaking service. Like all of your caretaking colleagues you have a practical approach and because you enjoy meeting people and working in the open air you are happy to lend a hand to your colleagues, getting the job done as and when it is required; and at all times ensuring a great customer service. If you feel you can lead this exciting new caretaking team and make a real difference to the lives of our residents then please do apply for this role and join our caretaking service.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.
Discover and Diversity
To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard
Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard. The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.
How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Paper applications are also available from reception desk Crowndale Centre, Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Monday 3rd February 2020, 17:00pm
Interviews to be held: 17th February – 28th February 2020
Please quote reference: 190000O6
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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 17th February and 16th March 2020