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Ad Hoc Maintenance & Admin Officer Job advert
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Summary: Balfour Street Housing Project Closing date: Thursday 25 September 2014 £15/hr Part-time, ad hoc position Job/role description

Balfour Street Housing Project
Closing date: Thursday 25 September 2014


Part-time, ad hoc position
Job/role description

**Please note you must be self-employed**

This post is initially for a 6 month duration with the possibility of extension.

Job/role description:
We are looking to recruit an Ad Hoc Maintenance & Admin Officer.

This is an exciting new position and we are looking for someone to be responsible for coordinating the responsive maintenance service as well as additional administrative tasks.

You will mainly be responsible for liaising with both the co-op residents and contractors to ensure work is delivered in a timely fashion and according to our maintenance procedures.

You will also be required to track data and keep within the maintenance annual budget.

You will maintain and manage the portfolio of approved contractors for the co-op, managing the relationship with contractors to ensure issues are dealt with within agreed service levels. At times you will also be required to work with Hexagon Housing Association and their Maintenance team.

As the role supports responsive maintenance issues, you must be willing to be flexible. Home working is possible however you may at times be required to attend maintenance meetings and be present on-site during contractor visits.

You will be reporting to the maintenance sub-group which is made up of members of BSHP.

Person specification


  • Self employed
  • Proven experience tracking budgets for projects
  • Knowledge and experience using online databases including google drive
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office
  • High level of customer service
  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • Proven experience working in a housing co-operative
  • Proven experience working within a maintenance services capacity
  • A recognised qualification - either an NVQ Level 2 in Housing or CIH Level 2 Certificate in Housing Maintenance (QCF) or equivalent
  • Knowledge and practical experience of delivering front line housing maintenance services with previous exposure to housing refurbishments and health and safety requirements

About Balfour Street Housing Project

We are a housing co-operative run by its members who are in control of their housing in return for taking responsibility for their own housing management. The 21 flats which make up BSHP is owned by Hexagon Housing Association and the overall running of the properties is managed by the co-op’s members.

More details about us can be found on our website:

How to apply

Please send a cover letter outlining how you fulfill the person specification and your availability as well as a CV with your experience.

Email to:

Deadline to apply: Thursday 25th September, 5pm

Please mention the Three Boroughs Web site when answering to this ad.

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