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Estate Officer

Posted 13 days ago

  • Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago

At Places for People, we hire People, not numbers! So, if you like the sound of one of our jobs, please apply - you could be just who we're looking for! Of course, experience and track record are important, but we're more interested in hiring someone that embodies our People Promises. That's someone that does the right thing, is enthusiastic and motivated to grow, believes in Community spirit, is respectful and enjoys their work. As the UK's leading Social Enterprise, we don't discriminate based on any protected attribute. In fact, we're dedicated to creating inclusive and thriving Communities for both our Customers and Employees.   

So, what are you waiting for? Join a Community that cares about you!

As an Estate Officer you will promote a safe and secure living environment for our customers, in line with Health and Safety law and Living+ policies. This role does include some hands on tasks such as painting and decorating of communal areas and properties, low level repairs and maintenance and the arrangement of rubbish/ fly tipping to be removed. You will also assist in the management of our properties and its surrounding areas, carry out tenancy change visits and conduct thorough inspections of our properties. 

You will ensure any cleaning, grounds maintenance and other maintenance issues are dealt with promptly, liaising with relevant departments and our partner agencies. You will encourage a rapid response to vandalism, graffiti and litter ensuring these are reported to the relevant team or in some circumstances you will deal with these issues yourself.

The role is an agile role however travel to the following areas will be required Huntingdonshire, Huntingdon, Sapley, Alconbury, Farcet, St Ives, St Neots, Hartford, Hilton.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website. 

More about you 

Are you looking for a role that you can make a difference and be outdoors in the local community? Do you have experience working with vulnerable people and developing them and their future?

You will have experience working with vulnerable people in a community based role and demonstrate a thorough understanding of their needs. You will work closely with all of our customers and internal staff therefore strong communication skills and a great attitude are essential for this role. You should have experience working within a busy role and you should have a proven ability to prioritise your work load and work under pressure.

You must also have access to your own vehicle and hold a full driving license in order to be considered for this role.

The benefits 


We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.  

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:  

  • Competitive salary, with a salary review yearly 

  • Pension with matched contributions up to 7%

  • Excellent holiday package – 35 days annual leave with the option to buy or sell leave

  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year

  • A bonus scheme for all colleagues at 2%

  • Training and development

  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

If you are a Places for People customer and you're looking for support with your application, please contact our skills and employment team on #####.

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