Maintenance Assistant


  • Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Permanent

Anna Rickenberg

Senior Consultant

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0203 056 1211 Email

I am looking for a Maintenance Assistant to join an amazing client who have accommodation buildings across London. This role is to be based in South East London. The position involves maintenance duties including plumbing, carpentry, basic electrics and decorating.

The main responsibilities are:

  • Assist with the day to day management of reactive and preventative maintenance
  • Provide support for electrical/plumbing repairs throughout the property portfolio
  • Assist with residential flat turn arounds and undertake redecorating rooms and communal areas
  • Undertake regular building patrols to identify any maintenance requirements or Health and Safety risks, and complete all resultant actions in accordance to the core operating procedures
  • Undertake scheduled flat inspections and recording of same. Complete all resultant actions in a timely manner
  • Assist with keeping record, logs and monitoring any maintenance issues that may arise within the property
  • Adhere to our operating processes, business systems and standards
  • Support in monitoring compliance with Planned and Reactive Maintenance procedures, such that buildings are safe for both our Residents and our Employees
  • Ensure that maintenance records are kept for the all services, inc PAT testing and fixed wiring certification
  • Assist with the general upkeep of the property (cleaning, external landscaping, etc.)
  • Adherence to Health & Safety policy ensuring that Risk Assessments and Method Statements are obtained/ maintained, and that safe systems of work are followed, inc Permit to Work
  • Support new members of the team, providing a warm welcome and supporting their development by answering questions and offering guidance
  • Attend and constructively contribute to team meetings, sharing knowledge, developing and supporting new ideas and improved processes

The ideal maintenance assistant will have experience in this type of role, ideally from within the accommodation sector.

Salary £20,000 – £25,000

Monday to Friday with some requirements for weekends during busy periods.

If you have maintenance experience and you think this role would suit you then please get in contact with Anna Rickenberg at or on 0203 056 1211.

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