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Manchester Life Management Limited
Manchester M4
£24,960 a year - Full-time

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  • £24,960 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability
  • Rotating shift


Manchester M4

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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site gym
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay

Manchester Life’s vision is to set a new benchmark for residential property development in Manchester that will drive the sympathetic redevelopment of Ancoats and New Islington into vibrant sustainable communities.

With a total of 1073 homes for rent the first of our five sites’ homes opened in October 2017.

Our ambition is to inspire people with beautiful, high quality spacious homes, with superb on-site amenities including residents’ gym, communal club rooms, private outdoor space, private secure car parking and bicycle storage.

A 24-hour concierge team and an in-house maintenance team will ensure that residents are offered the exceptional levels of customer service key to Manchester Life’s vision.

The Role

Working on a rotational shift pattern you will be reporting to the Head of Property services.

As a member of the in-house maintenance team, you will contribute towards providing a first-class tenant experience delivering a customer focused repairs and maintenance service.

You will ensure that the buildings’ fixture and fittings are maintained to the highest standards of cleanliness and health and safety, following building procedures and carrying out activities designed to safeguard the property values and the Manchester Life brand.

Core Functions and Key Responsibilities:

· Respond promptly to tenant requests and as assigned by the Head of Building Services, carry out corrective and preventative day to day maintenance.

· Carry out apartment turnarounds involving painting, decorating and general repairs

· Ensure that bins are rotated to prevent overfilling.

· Ensure that the bins are presented and returned to their correct location before and after council collection.

· Ensure that refuse areas are checked daily and kept clean and clear.

· Carry out occasional litter pick of all internal buildings and external grounds.

· Report any maintenance identified whilst on duty.

· Carry out daily/weekly maintenance checks on all plant/equipment and log accordingly onto the maintenance records.

· Complete training and act as part of the fire team and under the direction of the Head of Building services implement the Emergency Action Plan to ensure that emergencies are dealt with immediately and effectively minimizing serious occurrences, hazards, and inconvenience to residents and staff.

· Communicate effectively with the concierge team to ensure continuity of service levels.

· Be always mindful of site security, liaise with the concierge team to report and monitor any security risks.

· Adopt and implement the procedures directed by the Head of Building Services to ensure that Manchester Life developments are well managed clean and safe environments to live in.

Key competencies skills and experience:

· Excellent understanding of health and safety

· A good working knowledge and understanding of building construction and housing repairs and maintenance

· Effective written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to work well under pressure

· Positive and flexible attitude

· Discreet and trustworthy

· Responsive problem solver

Company Benefits:

· Bike to work scheme

· Company pension

· Company Health and Wellbeing programme

· Real Living Wage employer

Work remotely

  • No

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £24,960.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Loyalty bonus


  • maintenance: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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