About The Role

Are you self-motivated and adaptable? Are you looking for a new challenge within a growing organisation that makes a real difference to people's lives? If so, we want to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as an Estate Officer in Bristol, providing high class estate management across several of our supported properties. This role is repairs and maintenance focused and does not involve support work with our residents. 

You will be based at the Bristol Foyer and working across several of our other dispersed properties. You will undertake minor maintenance work and repairs, cleaning and decorating, focussing on a speedy void turnaround, liaising with internal and external teams and contractors to ensure that properties are maintained to a high standard. You will work collaboratively with other colleagues and external bodies to ensure an appropriate, timely and comprehensive service is delivered. You will maintain the upkeep of the building, replacing and assembling furniture and general maintenance tasks as well as following up outstanding repairs, health and safety compliance and other tasks as required. 

It is important that you are able to work flexibly, reactively and responsively as you will be working with customers that do not fit into a 9 to 5 framework. You will be line managed by the housing officer overseeing your patch and you will be working under their guidance and to your own initiative to maintain consistent standards across our properties.

This role is field based and is being offered on a full time, permanent basis.

For further information about this opportunity, please click here to view our candidate information pack.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups, and expect all colleagues to share this commitment.  Appointment to the post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
About The Candidate

To be considered for the role of Estate Officer, you will:

  • Be customer focused, approachable and always available to assist our customers
  • Be a team player who uses their own initiative
  • Have basic IT skills - this includes use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and reporting of on-site Health and Safety issues and responsive repairs
  • Be willing to step in and help fellow colleagues as and when needed
  • Have a pro-active approach to work, with a can do attitude
  • Have experience in day to day repairs and general DIY skills
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Be self motivated
  • Be able to organise and prioritise tasks

What we offer:

  • Discretionary Bonus scheme
  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays with service related increase to your entitlement up to 30 days plus an option to purchase extra annual leave
  • Health Cash Plan including dental and optical cover (worth up to £1,100 per annum)
  • Lifestyle discounts portal and internal supplier discounts offer great savings
  • Defined Contribution pension scheme – employer contribution of 6% - 9%
  • Learning and Development including coaching and professional qualification support
  • Death in Service benefit (3 x salary) 
  • Family Friendly policies
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health and Wellbeing programme which includes enhanced sick pay, monthly campaigns, training and yearly flu jabs  
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Car Benefit scheme
  • Volunteering days
About The Company
We provide over 39,000 homes to over 80,000 people throughout the South West from Gloucestershire to the Isles of Scilly. We have plans to invest over £2bn in the South West economy over the next 10 years and to build 7,000 homes in the area over the next five years. We will be developing new homes of all tenures including low-cost rent and sale, market rent and sale, and a range of supported housing and intermediate housing products, creating choice and flexibility. 
 
As well as developing new homes, we continue to invest in existing properties and communities. Through the stability of good housing, we place better living for better lives at the centre of our mission both today and for generations to come. At LiveWest we believe in a home for everyone. 

As an Inclusive Employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all colleagues. For further information about our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy, please click here.